Sophie Xeon Wiki – Sophie Xeon Biography
Sophie Xeon was a Scottish musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ. Sophie worked closely with artists from the PC Music label, including A.G. Cook and GFOTY, and produced for acts such as Charli XCX, Vince Staples, Kim Petras, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, and Namie Amuro.
Sophie started releasing music at the age of 13. At age 14, she gained a popular following after the release of the single, “Lemonade.”
She was “a pioneer of a new sound” and “one of the most influential artists in the last decade. Not only for ingenious production and creativity but also for the message and visibility that was achieved. An icon of liberation.
The pop star quickly ascended as a producer, working with legendary artists such as Madonna on her 2015 track, “B****, I’m Madonna,” and frequently collaborated with Charli XCX, whose real name is Charlotte Emma Atchinson, a popular English singer and songwriter. Together, they produced Charli’s EP Vroom Vroom, and the 2018 mixtape, Number 1 Angel and Pop 2.
Sophie Xeon Age
Sophie Xeon was 34 years old.
For the first years of Sophie’s career, she kept her true identity a secret. Born with the name Samuel Long, in 2017, she came out as a trans woman with the single, “It’s Okay to Cry.” The official music video on YouTube racked over 2 million views.
She opened up about being transgender to Paper magazine in 2018. She said, “Transness is taking control to bring your body more in line with your soul and spirit so the two aren’t fighting against each other and struggling to survive … It means you’re not a mother or a father – you’re an individual who’s looking at the world and feeling the world.”
Prior to coming out as a trans woman, some commentators accused Sophie of “feminine appropriation”, on the assumption that Sophie was a man using a female stage name. In a 2013 Pitchfork e-mail interview, when asked about the choice of ‘Sophie’ as a stage name, Sophie responded “It tastes good and it’s like a moisturizer.”
Cause of Death
Sophie died at 4 a.m. local time on 30 January 2021 at home in Athens, Greece. The avant-garde, Grammy-nominated pop star’s death was announced by the Scottish artist’s record label, Transgressive and Future Classic. They published a statement on their website, revealing that Sophie’s cause of death stemmed from a “terrible accident.”
Following Sophie’s tragic death, Twitter filled with tributes to the “FACESHOPPING,” singer.
Producer Jack Antanoff tweeted, “the loss of sophie is huge. she’s been at the forefront for a long time and we see her influence in every corner of music. if you’re not aware of what she has done then today is the day to listen to all her brilliant work. you’ll hear an artist who arrived before everyone else.”