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Bruce Johnson
Works at Mainstream Music
Attended Tennessee State University, UCLA
Lives in Los Angeles, CA
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Bruce Johnson (Music Executive/Entrepreneur/Talent Manager)

Bruce Johnson is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on entertainment industry related properties. As a Talent Manager and Latin/Urban market specialist and Futurist, Mr. Johnson has specific knowledge of talent and repertoire development, project coordinating, management and production with emphasis on the burgeoning Latino youth market demographic.


Mainstream Music Group/INgrooves-Fontana: Co-Founder and President of Mainstream Music. Mainstream creates content with specific emphasis on the youth market demographic and serves as a distributor of 3rd party proprietary content. Mainstream also provides a comprehensive ebook distribution platform, thru it's worldwide deal with INscribe Digital.

  • Bueno Media Holdings, LLC: Founder and Chief Executive of Bueno Media. Bueno Media Holdings, LLC specializes in consulting and creating content for the English dominant, Spanish speaking 2nd and 3rd generation Latino market with specific emphasis on the urban youth market demographic.
  • Mr. Johnson was also the President of Big InterActive Group, a publicly traded entertainment company (twok.pk), Mr. Johnson is no longer President of this companies record division, but he still is a current member of the Board of Directors. This company was known as 2kSounds, an EMI Music distributed label.
  • President of TRG Latin, a company dedicated to developing and promoting Latino talent. Focusing on all musical genre’s including pop, rock, mariachi/ ranchera and Latin rap.
  • Talent Consultant for MusicDepot.com, Mr. Johnson acted as a tour coordinator for co-branded national high school tour with Teen Magazine en Espanol.
  • West Coast A&R Consultant for Blitzz Recordings, a subsidiary of Atlantic Records. Blitzz Records was the label home to Multi-Million selling, Grammy winning pop Vocal group All-4-One.

During his career, Mr. Johnson has been associated with the release of 48 full-length recordings, which have generated approximately 50 million dollars in retail revenue. Several artists with whom Mr. Johnson has worked have received national publicity from publications such as People, People en Espańol, Details, Teen Vogue, Billboard, Spin, Vibe, XXL, US Weekly, Latina, Seventeen and The Source. He also has worked in an advisory capacity for major recording companies such as Atlantic, Sony/BMG, Warner Bros., Virgin Records, Universal Music and EMI.



Discography


Kemosabe/RCA: Becky G

Planet Awesome/INgrooves: Peachcake

Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records: Prima J

Disney/Hollywood Records: Jump In! Soundtrack

Epic/Sony/BMG: Nikki Flores

Warner Bros./Reprise: Nu Flavor (Self Titled)

Warner Bros./Reprise: Nu Flavor (It’s On)

Warner Music Latina: Nu Flavor: Spanish Language Album. 

Thump Records/Universal Music Group:

Adolfo: Low rider Compilation Vol. 9 Includes hit single “Lovely”.  

JV: Sophomore Album “It gets no Reala”.  

JV: Self-Titled Debut Album.

Slo-Pain: Self-Titled debut Album

Youngbucks: “Bucking Around”

S.A.P. (Santa Ana Posse)

SRC./BMG: Street Mentality:

Blitzz Records/Atlantic Records: ALL-4-ONE 

Eastside Records/ Navarre Corporation: JV: “Queen with the most hits”

Tsunami Records/TRG-Latin:

Daisy Sanchez

Mitzie Rosado

Vienna

Secret

Hit Explosion Compilation

Big Man Wayne


Associate Producer:

In Association with Alternative Distribution Alliance/Warner Music Group

 

L.I.V.E. Featuring Ricco Barrino            100 Ones

J Nez                                                        808

Stephanie Quayle                                    Ain't No Housewife

BCG                                                        Baby

$.W.A.G.                                                 Blue Print of a Hustler

DJ Ykcor                                                 Bopper [feat. Skit]

LV                                                           Dream

Angry Heroes                                          Fake ID [feat. Jay Greedy]

Jackie Ibarra                                            Feliz Noche Buena

Josh Lopez                                              Free To Live

Arsen                                                       Get it Crackin'

Mair                                                         Hey Hey

Young Hyeenaz                                       Hungry For a Mil

Spider                                                      I'm Fly

Dr. Alice Johnson                                    Ignorance Is Not Bliss

G.L.A.M.                                                 Jelly Bean

Mikey 360                                               Juicy

G.L.A.M.                                                 Let Me Go

Gabriel Morales                                      Let it Go

New Method                                           Old School

Arsen                                                      Represent [feat. 40 Glocc]

Spider                                                     She A Fool Wit It

S.O.L                                                      Sons of Light

The Darlings                                          The New Escape

Peachcake                                              This Wasn't Our Plan

Ciamara                                                  Too good for you

Twinkle Time                                         Twinkle and Friends

DJ Ykcor                                                Watch Me Do Dis Hea [feat. J. Sneed]

Suga Free                                                Smell My Finger

Peachcake                                               What Year Will You Have The World?

 

 

Executive Producer:

In Association with Capitol Records/EMI Music Distribution

Mr. Lil One -The Requim,

The Sicko Camp,  

714 Locos,

Estilo Sureno,

South Side Clika Vol.1,

South Side Clika Vol.2,

South Side Clika Vol.3,

West Coast Ridaz Vol. 1,

West Coast Ridaz Vol. 2,

Worldwide Allstars,

Skyla Talon – All the dead flowers,

The Takeover – Dirty South All-Stars,

Akwid- The Crossover,

Youngstah,

Young Sicc,

Dancehall Mix Tape Vol.1,

I Love the 90’s- Best of Latin Freestyle,

El Sonido De La Calle Vol.1,

El Sonido De La Calle Vol.2,

Thee Suspect,

Thee Suspect-Full Jail Issue,

Latin Kings CD/DVD,

Califas – Rap en Espanol,

Shysti- Border Music,

Cecy B- Latinalicious,

Ana Alicia- AnaAliciandome,

David Wade- P.I.M.P.

 

Project Coordinator/Consultant

TLC-“R U The Girl” Reality series UPN Network 

Miss Latina USA Pageant- Talent Coordinator 

Miss Latina California Pageant- Talent Coordinator  

AB Quintanilla & The Kumbia Kings Featuring Nu Flavor “You Don’t Love Me”, 

Luis Miguel Featuring Nu Flavor “Ella”, single 

Jennifer Lopez – Performance Blockbuster Awards, “If you had my Love”  

AJ Mc Clean – Backstreet Boys member solo “ Johnny No Name” tour,  

Ana Barbara – Latino Heritage Month - City of Los Angeles


Television (Segment) Producer:

(*All segment feature Host: Diego Varas)

Buena Onda- Telemundo Network

Juanes: air date 4/03

Rogelio Martinez: Air date 4/03

Jenni Rivera: Air date 5/03

Graciela Beltran: Air date 8/03

Vico C: Air date: 8/03

Aleks Syntek: Air date 5/03

Alejandra Guzman: Air date 8/03

LA Onda- KJLA  Cecy B Dairy (Music Based Reality Show)

SiTV The Drop

Buscando Amor (desafio) Liberman Broadcasting KRCA

 

 

Remixes:

Non-Chronological 1990-2001

· CeCe Penniston: “Crazy Love” A & M Records ·

All-4-One: “Skills” Blitzz Records .

Jomanda “Love Criminal” London Records ·

Jomanda: “I Like it” London Records ·

Nu Flavor “Sweet Sexy Thing featuring Roger Trautman” Warner/Reprise ·

Nu Flavor “I’ll Be Around” Warner/Reprise ·

Nu Flavor “Heaven” Warner/Reprise ·

Nu Flavor “Open Arms” Warner/Reprise ·

Nu Flavor “Are You Ready” Warner/Reprise ·

Nu Flavor “Baby Be There” Warner/Reprise ·

Street Mentality “Hollywood” SRC/BMG ·

College Boys “Hollywood Paradox” Virgin Records ·

Heavy D “In Livin’ Color-Theme” Fox Music/MCA ·

Slo-Pain “A Gang of Pun-Tang” SRC/BMG ·

JV “Sprung on the Thing-Thing” ·

JV “Nayba’hood Queen” Thump Records ·

JV “G-String” Thump Records ·

JV, Kid Frost, ALT “Slow-down” Thump Records ·

Brother Hood Creed “Helluva” MCA ·

Slo-Pain “Just My Imagination” Thump Records ·

Mitzie Rosado “Sabes Como Amarme” Big Star Records ·

Rhapsody “The Joy” Big Star Records ·

Daisy Sanchez “Corazon Corazonsito” Tsunami Records ·

Daisy Sanchez “Solamente Una Vez” Tsunami Records ·

Today Featuring BIG G “I Got That Feeling” Motown Records ·

G-Wiz “Teddy Bear” Grand Jury/BMG ·

The Youngbucks “Pullin’ Girls” Thump Records ·

 

Sports:

Bruce Johnson was instrumental in bringing 2nd tier professional sports to the Los Angeles market through his part ownership of ABA’s (American Basketball Association) Los Angeles Stars. Mr. Johnson sold his ownership interest in the franchise following the inaugural season.

Education
  • Tennessee State University, UCLA
Work
Occupation
Music Executive/Entrepreneur/Talent Manager
Employment
  • Mainstream Music
    Music Executive, present
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Currently
Los Angeles, CA