Emily and Lo of Asian-American pop culture blog The Yellow Ranger wrote a feature article about my music project. Check it out!
It is rare to find Asian American rappers, let alone Asian American female rappers. Oakland-based LEX the Lexicon Artist is an exception. Alex Sun Liu is an up and coming rapper whose lyrics are centered around humor and identity. LEX is inspired by comedic rap and rappers like Eminem, Watsky and Tonedeff, and viral internet artists like PSY and Pink Guy, among others.
LEX released her debut album LEX Is More in March 2017. The album is composed of four songs: L.E.X., Undateable, Alive, and Glasses. Each song gives the listener insight into this quirky third culture kid’s experience. Throughout the album, her lyrics are laced with an SAT-approved vocabulary that challenges the listener to keep up with LEX’s swift wit. Not only do LEX’s songs make you think, her lyrics are bound to make you laugh out loud. Case in point: her single L.E.X.…
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