Renowned Dubstep Artist Cookie Monsta Passes Away
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.
The world will miss you Cookie, we will miss you brother. pic.twitter.com/lbir8HI9AM
— Circus Records (@circus_records) October 2, 2020
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.
This year has taken yet another beautiful soul from us. Please play ginger pubes, yo momma, them, monster and everything’s he’s ever written at the loudest possible volume for the guy I loved so much https://t.co/kbBoIKibyd
— FuntCase | DPMO (@FuntCaseUK) October 2, 2020
The scene has suffered a huge loss today. Rest in peace Cookie Monsta, a friend and an inspiration to so many
— Never Say Die Records (@neversaydie) October 2, 2020
We’re so shocked by the passing of Cookie Monsta. A dubstep veteran and a great friend to all. RIP Cookie x
— Disciple ⚔️ (@Disciplerecs) October 2, 2020
— K☢️MPANY (@Kompanymusic) October 2, 2020