About C.J. ~ The Sassy Yank™

Self Portrait

“You know you are a music addict when you get a natural high when you find a tune you love.” ~ The Sassy Yank™

“Music is passion and adrenaline rolled into a pattern of music notes that create a permanent etching of a moment in my mind.” ~ The Sassy Yank™

Christina Johnson, aka ” The Sassy Yank™” has been labeled by many in the industry as a tastemaker; her determination, passion & dedication to the music has garnered her endorsements/praise from many industry leaders/legends.

The Sassy Yank™ combined her passion for the music and love of communications to create The Sassy Yank Music Publication and Promotions shortly after a being exposed to the sounds of underground music.

TheSassyYank.com has steadily grown and now reaches 156 countries worldwide that only leaves 40 more countries and we’ll have reached across the entire globe! It is also syndicated on most major blogging platforms, and is listed as one of the best music blogs by BlogNation.

In early 2013 Kred named The Sassy Yank™ as one of the Elite Top 1% for social media influence and she has continued to remain there since.

Kred-Badge-1She is a co-owner of Audiation Magazine. Audiation Magazine is quickly becoming one of the hottest new music magazines, already reaching subscribers and viewers in 55 different countries around the globe. And receiving support from from industry go getters, record labels and legends.

She is co-owner of Across The Pond Recordings where she works hand in hand with talented producer Rokuro. Searching across the globe to find some of the best talent to work with and create music to sign to respected labels as well as for TV/Movies/advertising. We are working with some fantastic actors/artists that performed in the Thriller Live show in London and abroad, a songstress/actress from American Idol, as well as a singer/songwriter that has been working with Tom Jones, Iggy Azalea, Niki Minaj & One Direction. Music from artists we have worked with and Rokuro’s music has been heard on many commercials, MTV Cribs, TV show Californication and much much more.

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She is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) as both a writer and publisher.

She is Artist Manager for Brighton, UK based DJ/Producer Rokuro, providing him with assistance with all the business and promotional aspects of his music career (including music licensing and sync placement management).

With official remixes for the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Orbital and Paul Oakenfold under his belt the future is looking very bright for this talented producer, DJ and remixer. Rokuro is best known for his Tidy Club Remixes, which began with his classic remix of Black Eyed Peas- Meet Me Halfway Remix which has already clocked up a well over a million view/plays on Youtube making it one of the most viewed dance remixes on Youtube worldwide.

He is currently remixing and producing for a host of talented singers and artist’s worldwide and his remixes are receiving huge support from International and USA/Europe dance DJs and radio stations including Sirius XM, BPM Playlist and Power Fm in Panama.

Rokuro has also officially released over 100 tracks of his own productions in the house, trance and various other electronic genres of dance music under various names over the last 15 years. He has also DJ’d in almost every major city in the world – California, New York, Australia, Canada, Moscow, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Costa Rica, and Brazil to name just a few…..

From September 2010 to September 2012 she was 1/3 of ‘The Push and Pull Show’ on the four time award-winning Freek FM in London, UK. Our show featured some of the freshest UK Garage music available. The show performed live at UKGFest 2014.

She also does A&R/Blogging work for OneFold Records, works with Candy Flip Audiovisual Music blog and does ghost social media services for an entertainment company out of Miami.

The Sassy Yank™ has been a music blogger for several radio stations like Phatbeats.com and DejaVu FM. She has worked with numerous DJs, artists, promotion companies and even a TV station. She has written articles, consulted on social media, done social media promotions, created artist promotion packs, and written biographies, etc. She has had the pleasure to guest mix for radio shows both in the US and Canada.

For music promotion inquiries or submission, bookings, interviews or other information, please contact: TheSassyYank@hotmail.com

She has a diverse background with strong communication, public socialization and networking skills. She has had the opportunity to gain experience in several careers all of which have required strong people/communication skills for example:

- Serving in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as an Emergency Medical Technician, a Medic, a CPR Instructor, Annual Tour Coordinator and Health Services Administrator until her retirement as a Master Sergeant in 2010. Her dedication/hard work earned her several awards including but not limited to: the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal and the Air Force Achievement Medal.

-Managing a $50 million a year legal program for a government agency (the 7th largest of its kind in the USA). Including managing a staff of 12 (including investigators, paralegals, adjudicators, and secretaries), negotiating settlements, representing the agency in mediations, conducting advanced investigations, as well as doing public speaking engagements educating about the proper application of the law to employers, lawyers, counselors, and universities, etc.

- Serving as a consultant in the legal department of a government agency reviewing cases on appeal, weighing evidence, writing legal analysis, deciding if a case should be litigated or if a settlement should be negotiated, responding to requests for discovery, interrogatories and testifying on behalf of the agency.

Guest mixes featured:

Dub:fuse : One of the longest running internet radio shows in Canada, Show #504 featured ‘A Sesh with Sass ~ Volume 3′:

“…To help ease the summer heat is ar guest mix coming from The Sassy Yank. This mix is over an hour of UK Garage – and goes down like a storm. Been far too long since I have heard a good UK Garage mix, so this is a very welcome way to break the drought.”

http://www.dub.ca/dubfuse.xml

She has been mentioned or had articles featured here:

UKGarage.org

- A Sesh with Sass ~ Volume 2

- The Growth of Music

- The Push & Pull show / Coalition Fight Music – International UK Garage Remix Contest

ILoveUKG.com

- International UKG Remix Contest

The UKG Force

- A Sesh with Sass ~ Volume 3

- A Sesh With Sass – Volume 2

-REMIX COMPETITION – Coaltion Fight Music & The Push and Pull Show

New Underground Music

- The Push and Pull Show International UK Garage Remix Contest

- Who is DJ SKT?

CrazyPellas.net

- [NEW] The Big Game – Fish n’ Chicks [Taster Mix] (Electro Rap)

A Little Taste of Mizz Ruby

- Music

- The Push and Pull Show / Coalition Fight Music International – UK Garage Remix Contest

- The Growth Of Music

- Love Life

Nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award

Let Go Radio Show ~ Miami, FL ~ 9 Oct 13

DJ Troy Alexander ~ “C.J. ~ The Sassy Yank™ dropped a superb sexy set!! Highly sophisticated, intelligent, progressively evolved…just how the ladies should be!! Pure pleasure for your ears, a siren on the DJ Decks. Great track selections…Looking forward to hearing her play on ‘Let Go Radio’ again in the near future!”

http://www.soundcloud.com/thesassyyank/let-go-radio-show-featuring-a/s-eyDeb

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