Anita Tijoux has been on the rise for a number of years now, since her move to Chile after being raised in France. (She was born to a French mother and a Chilean father who was in political exile in France during Pinochet’s dictatorship.) Her hip hop infused with Latin sounds is startlingly catchy. Listen to “Partir de cero” (“From Scratch”) below from her just released disc 1977.
And as a bonus, a charming video from a woman with whom Tijoux collaborates often, popular Mexican singer Julieta Venegas. Below is “Limon y Sal” from an MTV Unplugged performance: