Savadogo was born in Riga on 9 January 1993 to a mother of Latvian and Russian descent, and a father from Burkina Faso. She considers herself foremostly Latvian. She started singing at the age of 13 with private tutor Nadezhda Buharova, graduated from the Bolderaja Music and Art School and secondary school with specialisation in flute. At age 15, she took part in the Latvian television show Krodziņā pie Paula and then also competed in Muzikālā banka at age 17. She also took part in Koru kari 3, the Latvian version of Clash of the Choirs as a part of the choir Golden.
Savadogo achieved international attention when she competed in Dziesma 2014, the Latvian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with the song "I Can Breathe". She qualified from the first semi-final and then placed fifth in the final. Savadogo then won the Latvian television show Jaunā talantu fabrika.