She recorded her first songs on a tape recorder. One of those pieces, Banalité (Banality), found its way to an editor in Paris.
2007-2009: Pop stars and Urban Music Nation
In 2007, Jena Lee met Sulee B Wax, who was interested in her work. When the fourth season ofPopstars started, he asked Jena to try writing the instrumentals. Jena Lee wrote six songs of the thirteen that comprise Sheryfa Luna's album, including the song Somewhere. Following the composition of these songs, she received other requests, such as from Mathieu Edward with the title Like before as well as for a composition for the musical theater show Cléopâtre.
In 2008, Lee entered in and won the Urban Music Nation contest organized by radio operator Skyrock; the finale was on December 26, 2008.
2009-present: First album
Her first single, "J'aimerais tellement" ("I Would Love So Much"), was released in April 2009 along with a music video. It was at the top of the French singles charts for a total of eleven weeks and had the highest numbers of download in November 2009.
Lee's first Album, Vous Remercier ("Thank You"), was recorded with Bustafu
sion of the group Universal Music France. 100,000 copies of the album are said to have been sold.
Style and image
Jena Lee defines her musical style as a combination of emo and R&B styles”, “having mixed the artists” whom she loves “by mixing the side saturated guitar, melody guitar of the emo with happy urban, synthé, piano”.