The Austin 100: CIFIKA Korean singer and producer CIFIKA moves breezily across genres and languages, crafting intoxicating electro-pop earworms that couldn't go down more smoothly.
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The Austin 100: CIFIKA

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CIFIKA.

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Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Genre: Pop

Why We're Excited: Korean singer and producer CIFIKA moves breezily across genres and languages, crafting intoxicating electro-pop earworms that couldn't go down more smoothly. In dreamy songs like "Water," the singer (born Yousun Cho) slides seamlessly between singing in English and Korean, while the arrangements that surround her bubble, throb, sparkle and swoon.

Listen to CIFIKA's "Water"

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