LEX the Lexicon Artist is a nerdcore/alternative rapper based in the SF Bay Area. A graduate of UC Berkeley, LEX began the Lexicon Artist project in 2016, by writing and performing original songs inspired by her multicultural upbringing, her life experiences and popular culture. Since then, LEX has performed at colleges and anime, gaming, and technology conventions across the country, connecting to thousands of fans with her relatable songs about nerd culture and personal identity. In May 2018, LEX received a grant from the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center in San Francisco and organized an Asian-American rap showcase as part of their United States of Asian America Festival.
It was headlined by Ruby Ibarra and hosted by the historic venue Bottom of the Hill. In September 2018, LEX went on a national tour with rapper and former Adult Swim actor mc chris. She performed in 39 cities across 7 weeks in every region of the United States. Since then, she has gone on to make mainstage appearances at the Music and Gaming Festival (MAGFest) in National Harbor, Maryland, FanimeCon in San Jose, Anime Expo in Los Angeles, and the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. LEX has released multiple EPs and one full-length album, “Raging Ego”, which was met with critical acclaim.