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Tulipa Ruiz

Written by on December 11, 2023

 

Tulipa Ruiz

Tulipa Ruiz Chagas was born in Santos, São Paulo on October 19, 1978. Her father, Luiz Chagas, was a member of Itamar Assumpção‘s live band Isca de Polícia; in an interview, she stated her name was a tribute to one of her father’s favorite films, The Black Tulip (1964).[2] After her parents divorced, she moved with her mother Graziella and brother Gustavo to São Lourenço, Minas Gerais, where she was raised; after growing up, she worked at a record store until moving to São Paulo at 22 years old to study journalism at the PUC-SP.[3]

She made part of many musical ensembles during her college years, but only began her career officially in 2009.[3] Her critically acclaimed debut album, Efêmera, came out one year later, and its eponymous song was featured in the soundtrack of the video game FIFA 11. Its 2012 follow-up, Tudo Tanto, awarded her a Multishow Brazilian Music Award and an APCA Award. Her third album, Dancê, which came out in 2015,[4] awarded her a Latin Grammy Award.[5] In 2013 she was a guest musician on rapper Emicida‘s debut O Glorioso Retorno de Quem Nunca Esteve Aqui, and in 2016 she collaborated with former Titãs member Nando Reis on his eighth solo album, Jardim-Pomar.

Tu came out in 2017 and counts with a guest appearance by Mexican musician Adan Jodorowsky, son of filmmaker Alejandro JodorowskyHabilidades Extraordinárias is her most recent album, released in September 2022.[6]

Aside from her musical career, Tulipa has also provided illustrations for magazines, album covers, concert posters and notebooks; her artworks are showcased in her official Tumblr page.[7]

 

 

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