Janay Saxon (Born in Bridgeport Connecticut) is a half Portuguese half Jamaican Singer-Songwriter from Connecticut. Writing since the age of 9, Janay Saxon has used music as what she calls “Her escape from the harsh reality” she was living in. Raised by her grandmother and aunt, she had to learn at a young age what being a real independent woman really was. From being homeless and having an abusive past Janay Saxon has put all of her pain into her talent and uses it as her motivation. Working as a young advocate for young African American people in the community and a huge HIV prevention advocate, Janay Saxon is a well-known leader and respected individual through different communities.
Huge musical influences to Janay Saxon have been artists such as Mariah Carey and the Spice girls to Tony Braxton, Lauren Hill, Lil Mo, Mya, Amerie, Jazmine Sullivan and Missy Elliot. Those artist have been claimed to be the songwriter’s reasons behind wanting to be in the music industry.
With a degree in Business Administration and Management and graduating Cum Laude, and being a recent Student at NYU with plans to pursue another degree in business Janay Saxon not only plans on being a songwriter and creating top hits, but this business savvy songwriter plans on being a business owner and take on corporate America.
Janay Saxon has worked with producers such as Jimi Kendrix who produced several records off the Ja Rule record R.U.L.E to producing sever records of RnB singer Ashanti’s Album. Producer Tony who was signed to Warner Bro. Records in the early 2000’s to currently working with Grammy award winning producer Ryan “Ghost” Bowser who is responsible for Nelly and Kelly’s Hit song Dilemma as well as Bow Wow and Jagged Edge’s My Baby, she also has a lot of music industry friends she has built relationships with over the years.
With hopes to wrap of a Deal, as to being a songwriter on 50 Cent’s Record Label; G Unit Records, This Songwriter has wasted no time with networking and referencing records for other producers and artist. The Songwriter is open as well to sign to any other label that she can rise to the top with. From traveling to the west coast, all the way to Atlanta, back up to the east coast, Janay Saxon is on the rise to being the next hottest Songwriter worldwide.
“It’s not about where you start; it’s about how you finish”