"One of my favorite new emcees in the Bay Area." - Chinaka Hodge, Oakland poet, emcee, & author of 'Dated Emcees'
"...sharply witted and confessional lyrics." - Alexi Belchere of The Y Axes
"I really appreciate her interweaving of rapid-fire tonguetwister rhymes, her irresistible hooks, and her occasional bouts of deep introspection." - Brendan Getzell, SF musician & host of Hotel Utah open mic
LEX the Lexicon Artist is Taiwanese third-culture kid, UC Berkeley graduate, and music enthusiast Alex Sun Liu. Inspired by weird internet rappers, the Lexicon Artist draws on the rising brand of intellectual comedy rap. She combines bizarrely funny storytelling, complex rhyme schemes, personal lyrics, and sharp-witted commentary to deliver the unique perspective of a millennial Asian transplant living in the Bay Area.
LEX is inspired by lyrical craftsmen like Eminem, Watsky, and Tonedeff, and viral internet artists like PSY and Pink Guy, among others.