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Santigold

Song: Creator
Bonus Song: Starstruck
Album: Santogold
Genre: electronic, indie, alternative, dub
Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/santigold
Last.Fm: http://www.last.fm/music/Santigold

Santigold (born Santi White on September 25, 1976) is a musician, songwriter and producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States who formerly went under the stage name Santogold. She is perhaps best known for the song L.E.S. Artistes which became a hit in the UK and on American alternative radio. According to Songfacts, she was originally nicknamed “Santogold” by a classmate back in the 1980s because of her sister-girl style. In February 2009, she officially changed her stage name to Santigold as a result of infomercial jeweller Santo Gold threatening legal action against White and her label Downtown Records.

White was lead singer of the Philadelphia-based punk rock band Stiffed, but while in the band, she was offered a solo contract. Working with fellow Stiffed member John Hill as co-producer, she recorded her debut album, Santogold, which was released in April 2008. – Excerpt from Last.Fm

 
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Posted by on January 18, 2012 in Daily Song

 

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