Born on November 19, 1981, at Lucrécia Paim maternity hospital, in Luanda-Angola, Luaty Beirão, son of João Beirão and Ana Paula Silva, is popularly known by his stage name Ikonoklasta and also by Brigadeiro Mata Frakuxz, is an Angolan rapper and activist who fights for justice, democracy, freedom of expression and anti-corruption in Angola, along with his longtime friend MCK.
His songs have a satirical and critical content, where he tells fictional stories, describes the customs and daily life of Angola, addresses some relevant issues regarding the country's society and touches on controversial issues such as politics, something that brought him closer and closer to activism.
he left Luanda to study in England and majored in electrical engineering in Plymouth, and economics and management in Montpellier.
he started singing in 1994 but only in 2000 did he record his first solo song, entitled “O Regresso Do Soldado”.
he has sung with several artists with big names like Bob Da Rage Sense, Leonardo Wawuti, Sir Scratch, Keita Mayanda, Jack and many others.