Concha Buika (born 1972 in Palma de Mallorca) is a Spanish singer also known as Buika. Her family came from Equatorial Guinea and she grew up among gypsy people. Her music mixes flamenco with soul, jazz and funk. She was born in Palma de Mallorca in 1972. Ever since she was a child her musical talent was evident, but it was after a visit to London to study drama when, after being invited to a concert by Pat Metheny that her life changed.