Jennifer Arroyo

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Jennifer Arroyo
Birth name Jennifer J. Arroyo
Also known as Lady J., MS. JENNCiTY
Born (1975-03-20) March 20, 1975 (age 39)
Origin Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Genres Heavy metal
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1998–present
Labels Revo, Artemis, Roadrunner
Associated acts Spine, Kittie, Suicide City
Website Archive copy at the Wayback Machine

Jennifer J. Arroyo (born March 20, 1975 in Staten Island, New York) is an American bassist best known for her tenure in the Canadian alternative metal group Kittie.

While living in the Washington, D.C. area, she was the bassist for the rap metal band Spine. The band released two albums, and was quite popular in the Mid-Atlantic music scene, but did not manage to go much further, eventually breaking up after releasing one national label album.

Her career in Kittie started after Talena Atfield left Kittie in 2002 without citing any official reasons. Jennifer had previously befriended the band when she was with Spine while filming a performance on the short-lived television show Farmclub.com, in Los Angeles, California. With a vacancy in the band, the remaining band members of Kittie invited Jennifer to join their band full-time.

On March 23, 2005, Morgan Lander made a post indicating that both Marx and Arroyo had left the band.[1] Arroyo's split was amicable while Marx's was a surprise. Financial reasons were cited as well as, in the case of Arroyo, the desire to work outside of Kittie full-time.

Jennifer Arroyo is the bassist for the New York band Suicide City. She also runs her own production company, Jenncity Productions in New York City and was featured in the May 2007 issue of Revolver Magazine. Arroyo was also a judge for the 8th annual Independent Music Awards. Her contributions assisted the careers of upcoming independent artists.[2][3] Arroyo has agreed to continue with her contributions and is a judge for the ninth annual Independent Music Awards.[4][5][6]

In July 2012, Arroyo became a contestant on CBS's Big Brother 14. After 67 days, she was evicted from the house, placing fifth in the competition.

Arroyo is openly lesbian.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blabbermouth.Net". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  2. ^ Debbie and Friends. "PRLog". PRLog. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  3. ^ Independent Music Awards - 8th Annual IMA Judges[dead link]
  4. ^ "Independent Music Awards". Independent Music Awards. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  5. ^ MicControl[dead link]
  6. ^ "Top40-Charts.com". Top40-Charts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  7. ^ "Advocate.com". Advocate.com. Retrieved 2012-09-20. 

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