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Leidis was born and raised in Cuba. She became involved in the Cuban hip hop movement during it's inception and helped organize events, community shows, and a women's hip hop collective called Omega.

Leidis has created the first female DJ mixtape and has performed across Cuba as a spoken word artist.

 
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She has also appeared in famous documentaries such as Inventos: Hip Hop Cubano, Jovenes Rebeldes y Mi Revolution, and continues to be an articulate speaker on Cuban hip-hop culture. Having recently moved to the United States, she currently resides in the Bay Area.

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