CHHOTI MAA was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Currently based in Oakland, California.

CHHOTI MAA is a multidisciplinary cultural producer. She has self-released 6 projects in her 11 years as an MC / singer / producer.

Her sound work is rooted in hip hop, neufolk and Mexican oral tradition, specifically her Grandma's storytelling magic. As part of the post-NAFTA diaspora, CHHOTI MAA was formed by her migrant experience. Since 2007, CHHOTI MAA has performed, collaborated and taught in Puerto Rico, China, US, Cuba, Spain, Qatar, U.A.E., Ghana, Sweden, Canada, Peru & Mexico.

Their music deals with decolonial living, red medicine, queerness, migrant empowerment and the reconstruction of the womyn temple. 

On November 7, Chhoti released her 2nd studio album CALDO DE HUESO.


Photo: Mario Rubén Carrión

Photo: Mario Rubén Carrión