Santi White or simply known as Santigold, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an American singer, songwriter, and producer. White released her debut album “Santogold” in April 2008. Her Santogold album was on the #2 position of Rolling Stone's "Singles of the Year" list and made it on sixth place on the magazine's "Albums of the Year" list.
Santigold had few award nominations. She won as Best Breakthrough Artist in NME Awards USA on 2008 and received the Vanguard Award in ASCAP Pop Music Awards 2009. Santigold said that she has inspired by the 80’s pop and new wave music. The singer mentioned that Devo is her "ultimate favorite band". She had made some collaboration with many different music artists including the one in 2012 where was one of the guests in Madou & Mariam album Folila. In January 2013, Santigold appeared at ASAP Rocky's debut album, “Long. Live. ASAP” Featured on the track "Hell".