Renowned Dubstep Artist Cookie Monsta Passes Away

RIP Cookie Monsta.

One of dubstep’s notable veterans, Cookie Monsta, has died at 31 years old. The news broke through a heartfelt post on Twitter by Circus Records, home to artists including Cookie Monsta, Doctor P, Flux Pavilion, and more pioneers of the modern dubstep sound. Currently, there is no information available about the cause of death out of respect for the artist’s family and close friends.

 

 

Born Tony Cook from Nottingham, UK, the famed producer became a staple in bass music through memorable releases such as “Ginger Pubes” and “Blurgh!” in 2010 and rose to become a fan-favorite among the dubstep community. Despite the evolution of the dubstep sound, Cookie Monsta’s music remained timeless with each release. Along with his impactful signature style, Cookie Monsta was a collaborator and friend to his scene — on Twitter, a flurry of artists and fans alike have expressed their heartbreak at the news.



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