Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, Jamaican-American artist and songwriter Janine The Machine has slowly begun making a name for herself in an attempt to abruptly take the music world by storm. Moving to Los Angeles, California months after receiving a bachelor's degree in Music and Communications from the University of Michigan, Janine continued pursuing her career as an artist and songwriter. Well-versed in a number of instruments including piano, guitar, and Javanese gamelan, she has used her infectious melodies and captivating lyrics to appeal to a wide range of audiences, gaining admiration on YouTube and blog sites alike. Some of her most notable work includes her vocal appearances on some of MTV's hit shows including the top-rated Jersey Shore and work with some of the industry's hottest producers, including Grammy- nominated Bei Maejor. Her free EP "The Holdover" gave listeners a minor taste of her unmatched story telling abilities and atypical voice over a variety of "move your body" beats. Today, Janine is working on music for a number of television series as well as penning songs for other artists.