Lea (Leanna Yip) is a house music DJ, producer, remixer, and artist. Based in Brooklyn, and originally from Vancouver, she leads NYC’s underground music scene with soulful, deep, and Afro house sets. Trained in classical and soul gospel music, Lea’s productions include several chart-topping dance hits played by the most respected DJs on the international house music scene. Her releases include “Songbird” (co-written and co-produced with Muzikman Edition featuring South African vocalist Tweety) and “Joburg” (a collaboration with Oscar P), both released on Open Bar Music. The “Songbird” Atjazz Love Soul Remix of released in December 2020, and was #1 on the Traxsource Top 100 Chart and awarded the 2020 Remix of the Year by the Bembe DJ Music Awards. Other prominent releases include her house remix of James Brown’s “It’s a Man’s World” and the Rose Royce ’70s soul classic “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” on Exemplary Music Makerz. Her releases are on notable imprints such as Open Bar Music, Soundmen on Wax, Deep Culture Music, TSTC and Exemplary Music Makerz. As a DJ, Lea frequents the decks at legendary parties and venues across NYC and Brooklyn such as Le Bain at The Standard Hotel, Soul in the Horn, TBA, LP n Harmony, and The Funktion House. She is a member of Afrokinetic, a DJ collective that organizes events to build the NYC dance culture community.