Charli XCX is a British singer and songwriter, who created several pop hits. She constantly widens the borders of experimental pop music. After earning popularity unloading songs on MySpace, she came up with a romantic LP, True Romance, followed by the bold Sucker, and the creation of an experimental label, Vroom Vroom. Charli recorded several mixtapes and many popular singles. She doesn’t stop surprising her fans and critics with new songs.
Charli XCX’s real name is Charlotte Aitchison. She was born in Cambridge on 2 August 1992. Her father is a Scottish businessman. Her mom is an ex-nurse, who was born in Uganda. Charlotte grew up in Start Hill and went to high school in the nearby town. Even though her parents were far from the music business, Aitchison started showing interest in singing rather early. She was a big fan of Britney Spears and Spice Girls. At 14, Charli started writing lyrics.
The young woman convinced her parents to take a loan to help her record a demo album, 14. At the beginning of 2008, she started uploading her songs to MySpace. The singer attracted the attention of big music industry players. At about the same time, she took the pseudonym Charli XCX. It was her nickname in MSN Messenger.