Chinese-born Gigi started her musical journey with a passion for house music. In 2012, Gigi moved to UK after university and immersed herself in the electronic music scene there. One year later, she started spinning in parties then moved to Shanghai eventually in 2014. Influenced by producers like Kerri Chandler, Frankie Knuckles, Kenny Dope, she quickly got her name out there: she became one of the most requested DJs, often seen in clubs, events and festivals all over China.
In 2015, Gigi was voted “Shanghai IT GIRL: Uprising New Face in Music” by That’s It. In 2016, she was featured as “YOHO GIRL” by YOHO, then featured by ELLE. Later, she was invited to perform in South Korea. In the end of the year, Er Geng shot a documentary of her where she was called “The Gifted”.
In 2018, Gigi started producing. She collaborated with American producer/rapper Lancifer for her bilingual electronic pop song “What Should I Wear Today” and was invited to perform this song for Weibo Annual Influencer Event.
In 2020, Gigi released her first trip hop single ”Would You Be My Valentine”, then a deep house single “No More” which was featured “Best New Deep House” by Beatport. Then, she released her first hip-hop single ”Please Please Please wear a mask” and a jazzy hip hop single “Don’t Let Go”.
As an original artist, she doesn‘t limit herself with any specific genre but there is strong electronic and psychedelic influence in her sounds. With an artistic style and voice proper to her own, Gigi Lee definitely proposes an original takes in the Chinese music industry, she is definitely a force to be reckoned with.
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