Santi White, born in 1976, changed her stage name Santogold to Santigold after a legal dispute the infomercial jeweler, Santo Gold. An American singer/songwriter and producer, her self-titled debut album was released in '08. Working for Epic Records, she left to co-write and produce the "How I Do" album of Res.
She worked briefly as the lead singer of the Philadelphia punk rock band, Stiffed, but released an '03 album, "Sex Sells" and another in "05, "Burned Again." In 2011, she joined Jay-Z's Roc Nation.