Torrance, California’s Jennifer Lee, stage name TOKiMONSTA, is known for being a cutting edge producer in the hip-hop, dance, and electronic community thanks to her classically trained upbringing. The Los Angeles-based artist grew up playing classical piano and started dabbling with beats in college. She has already gained praise from some of the best in the industry, and has been featured on a number of highly acclaimed radio programs.
After releasing her debut album 'Midnight Menu' in 2010, she was already ranked the #1 Hottest Los Angeles Lady DJ by LA Weekly that same year. Since then, TOKiMONSTA has continuously released well-received albums, EPs, and singles. She became the first female producer to join Flying Lotus’s label BRAINFEEDER, with her 2011 release, 'Creature Dreams,' while also being among the few female artists to be released on Ultra Records. She was an alumni lecturer at the Red Bull Music Academy in 2014, and she now even has her own Young Art Records imprint.
Her first release on her Young Art Records imprint was 2014’s 'Desiderium,' which was followed by 2015’s 'You’re Invited' which was a joint EP with Gavin Turek. Her latest release, 2016’s 'Fovere,' is a mini album featuring collaborations with Gavin Turek, Jonny Pierce of The Drums, Anderson Paak and more.
TOKiMONSTA’s official remixes for Beck, Duran Duran, Lil Uzi Vert, Miguel, Justin Timberlake, and many more prove there is a demand for her sought-after remixes, while she has also done production work with the likes of Kelly Rowland, Jessie Ware, and Jessie Boykins III.
Her energetic live shows and DJ sets have taken her all over the world where she’s played to huge crowds at Coachella, Outside Lands and others, while she even supported Duran Duran and CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers on their summer arena tour.