C. Tangana
C. Tangana

C. Tangana

About C. Tangana

Fusing trap with flamenco, bossa nova, and other sounds, superstar Spanish rapper C. Tangana is helping to promote hip-hop in his home country.

• C. Tangana studied philosophy at the Complutense University in his hometown of Madrid. He initially performed under the name Crema and made his debut in 2005 with Él Es Crema.
• He resurfaced a few years later as a member of the Spanish rap group Agorazein. Soon after their 2011 project Kind of Red, he released an eponymous album as C. Tangana.
• In 2017, Tangana and flamenco pop star Rosalía scored a massive streaming hit with “Antes de Morime.”
• Led by the Top 5 Spanish hit “Mala Mujer,” Tangana’s 2017 album Ídolo positioned him to win Best New Artist of the Year at the LOS40 Music Awards.
• He cowrote eight songs on Rosalía’s Grammy- and Latin Grammy–winning 2018 album El Mal Querer.
• “Desmasiadas Mujeres,” the lead single off his chart-topping 2021 album El Madrileño, reached No. 1 in Spain.

  • HOMETOWN
    Madrid, Spain
  • BORN
    July 16, 1990

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