At last year’s Lollapalooza in Santiago, Chilean hip-hop superstar Ana Tijoux got heckled for being brown. During her set, several audience members jeered, calling her “cara de nana” (maid’s face), a reference to her indigenous features (indigenous Chileans and Peruvian migrants suffer the brunt of racial oppression in Chile and make up a large portion of the domestic worker workforce). Tijoux, naturally, took it in stride, expressing her pride in being compared to “hardworking women.” She started her career with the sharply political hip-hop group Makiza, made up of children of exiles of the Pinochet regime (Tijoux was born in France). On four albums, Tijoux rapped in multiple languages about the dictatorship and the struggles of Chile’s Mapuche and Peruvian underclass. As an even more successful soloist—the Lauryn Hill to Makiza’s Fugees—she frequently celebrates her indigenous roots. It’s a self-acceptance lesson much of Chilean society has been slow to get: Following the Lollapalooza incident, Pancha Merino, an actress and TV show host, concluded that Tijoux “may have a maid’s face, but she’s still pretty.” Ana Tijoux performs with Rebel Diaz and Malportado Kids at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $15–$18. (202) 667-4490. blackcatdc.com.