Tessa Violet

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About Tessa Violet

Initially known as the social media personality Meekakitty, indie-pop singer-songwriter Tessa Violet showcases her quirky and endearing personality on songs like the 2019 streaming smash “Crush.” • In 2007, the Oregon resident began vlogging about fashion, travel, and the mundane as part of a high school senior project. One year later, she moved to New York City, pursuing the hobby under the alias Meekakitty. • Violet appears in a fan-made 2011 video for AWOLNATION's “Sail” that has surpassed 350 million views. Family Force 5 featured her in their official “Cray Button” visual. • By 2013, she’d dropped the name Meekakitty and begun recording original songs as Tessa Violet. • Her 2014 debut album Maybe Trapped, Mostly Troubled cracked the Top 10 of Billboard’s Heatseakers Albums chart. • The singer’s 2019 sophomore album, Bad Ideas, features the hit “Crush,” which has more than 200 million streams across platforms.

Chicago, IL, United States of America
March 20, 1990

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