Elif Duygu grew up in Vienna. She participated in her first poetry slam in June 2018, followed by multiple performances not only in Vienna but all across Austria. In April 2019 she became the U20 champion of Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland. In October 2019 she participated at the Poetry Slam Championships in Berlin. Elif performed at the Danube Island Festival, one of the biggest open-air music festivals in the world. By performing at TEDxVienna in 2019, she fulfilled one of her dreams.