SUMI, originally from Japan, moved to the US in 2004. Growing up in Japan, she was immersed in music from a young age playing piano & flute.
After graduating from the University of Buffalo in 2008, she moved to New York City to work in the fashion industry. Simultaneous to her career in fashion, SUMI also began pursuing a career in music writing and producing her own songs. In 2013 SUMI began working together with electronic & pop producer, Samir Zarif. Since the start of their work together, she has released her first single "Find My Voice" in January 2014, and second single "Embrace the Days" in March. Her debut album, "Resurrect My Independence" featured 8 tracks was released the last fall in 2014. She is currently working on her new project mixing of Pop, Dance, and Noise to bring you straight to the dance floor.