New Original Series ALPHA GIRLS to Premiere on MNet America, 2/26
Mnet America (www.mnetamerica.com), the first and leading national, 24/7 English-language television network in the U.S. for all things Asian cool, will unfold its new original series, Alpha Girls on February 26 at 8pm ET/PT. Documenting The Hustle and grit needed to succeed in the world of fashion, music and art, Alpha Girls follows the lives of four Asian and Asian American women as they juggle professional hardships and personal drama.
The premiere season of Alpha Girls will follow TOKiMONSTA (DJ/ producer), Mina Kwon (artist, illustrator, graphic designer), Lanie Alabanza-Barcena (founder and lead designer of Hellz Bellz) and Soo Joo Park (fashion model) and feature cameos from Skrillex, Pharrell, Swizz Beats, Jay Park and Jeremy Scott.
New episodes of Alpha Girls will air weekly on Wednesdays on Mnet America over eight episodes and also be available online through www.mnetamerica.com and Mnet America's Youtube channelwww.youtube.com/mnetamerica. More information on the show can be found at
TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) - @TOKiMONSTA
Los Angeles native, TOKiMONSTA is known for her unique take on Indie Electronic/R&B/Dance Music. Her music has been recognized and praised by the very best in tastemakers and mainstream media. TOKiMONSTA has garnered national media attention from Pitchfork, MTV, VIBE, Billboard, Rolling Stone and more as well as being ranked LA Weekly's #1 female DJ in Los Angeles. She notably is the first female to join Flying Lotus' crew/label BRAINFEEDER, which is on the forefront of the LA music scene.
TOKiMONSTA tours the world regularly and in 2012 was part of the Full Flex Express Tour, the first electronic music themed train tour that traveled across Canada with Skrillex, Diplo and other big names in the electronic music scene. She has also performed at Coachella, Electric Zoo, SXSW and more. She is currently signed to Ultra Records.
Mina Kwon @MINAKWON
Korean artist, illustrator and graphic designer, Mina Kwon is known for her distinctive aesthetic and fresh look at modern day Hip Hop and street culture. With close ties to YG Entertainment's G Dragon and BIG BANG as well as Illionaire's Dok2 and Jay Park, word of her hip and edgy style has travelled globally. She now travels internationally to design mix-tape and album covers for big name artists such as Chris Brown, Sean Kingston, Soulja Boy, Swizz Beats and many more of the biggest names in Hip Hop.
Long time inspiration and friend Pharrell Williams is known to be a big fan of her work and recently had his birthday cake designed by her. Currently, Mina is working with Pharrell's label, I am OTHER, as well as contributing to art direction on his music videos.