Shauntrell Pender, publicly known as Tokyo Jetz, is an American rapper and songwriter. Tokyo initially
gained recognition when a Facebook freestyle to Yo Gotti's "DM" record went viral with a million views
in two days. Intent on pursuing a career as a rapper, she released her mixtape ”Flyy Shit Only” August
2016. After the release of Flyy Shit Only, Tokyo gained the attention of T.I. and they immediately
began to record together, which led to her 2017 signing to Grand Hustle record label. As a member of
Hustle Gang, Tokyo, alongside of T.I., Young Dro, Trae Tha Truth and her label mates toured over 30
cities in the nationwide Hustle Gang tour. Tokyo recently released her debut album, Viral, August 2nd.
This project was a gift to her fans, detailing her journey as an artist and showing how she got her start,
virally. Viral has accumulated over a million streams and continues to grow a presence worldwide.
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