Known in the industry as Kozii (Pronounced Cozy), Jocelyn Buchanan is simply a people person who loves to sing, dance, entertain and just enjoy life to the fullest.
Born in Tokyo Japan, Jocelyn Buchanan came from a background of singing families on both sides Mother (Staples Family) and father (Buchanan Family). She graduated from Hyde Park Academy and received her degree in the Arts at UIC. But her strong desire for music motivated her to make law school secondary, so that she could pursue her dreams of singing and writing professionally.
At the age of five, her mother nurtured her gift by putting her in the church choir, in local groups and talent shows. Jocelyn grew up listening to well-known artists such as Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, Anita Baker and Mary J Blige, to name a few.
At a young age Jocelyn began to work on demos, which gave her the recognition and opportunity to work in many studios, with various groups and artists. Since then, she has continued to not only sing, but also expand her abilities as a writer, producer, arranger, vocal trainer, and artist developer.
Jocelyn Buchanan has work with major record labels (Recording contracts with Motown and Death Row records) and radio/television commercial advertising companies, performed in many venues local and internationally, been featured on several songs throughout the music industry as well as the release of her own material. She is represented by Brother, Producer & manager Dre "Dre-ILL" Buchanan who operates between Chicago & Los Angeles and is currently the number 1 ranked producer in the Midwest via Reverbnation. See http://www.reverbnation.com/dreillmusic
"I thank God for allowing me to cross paths with some of the world's most prominent people, and continuing to show me that his work is not in vain. I love working with positive people, with positive energy, and in positive environments period. In continuing the path of what I was put on this earth to do, my prayer is to stay grounded, never forget where I came from and reach back to help others." - Jocelyn Buchanan