December 6, 2010


by Santigold
Genre- electronic, dub, new wave, dance, indie pop, indie rock
Location- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Works- no other full albums
More Info- Santigold is the solo project of songwriter, producer, and singer Santi White.  Originally she went by Santogold, but an infomercial with the name Santo Gold threatened to sue so she changed it to Santigold.  The name originates from a nickname Santi White was given by her friends.  White was formerly the singer for the Philly punk-rock band called Stiffed.  Co-band member, John Hill from Stiffed co-produced the Santogold album.  White attended Wesleyan University where she majored in African American Studies as well as Music.  Santigold is featured in many hip hop songs as well.
Links- allmusic

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