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A true, multifaceted creative. Singer & Songwriter; The Sober Junkie is a Choctaw/Cherokee Descendant from his mother Delores (whom is also a descendant Chcotaw/Cherokee from her father's bloodline “Hill family of Oklahoma) also from his parent(s); English, Irish, German/Jewish with gypsy roots. Tribal descendant history; The US government documented the “Hill” family from the ”Muscogee Nation", the Government had crossed out the family geneaology tribal roots, then omitting their roots to the Cherokee tribe. The Hill family was then now federally recognized as belonging members to one tribe; “Choctaw” from the Muscogee tribe of Oklahoma. The Sober Junkie aka Chris Buechner's descendant bloodline is important to him, by reconnecting to his roots through music, healing, recovery, spiritual and traditional knowledge.
The Sober Junkie has been at his craft as a talented musician, since he became clean and sober. While maintaining a career in the music industry, he is also in a committed relationship, to his lovely spouse @Neechi.Bee “Unapologetically Indigenous” whom is an established Indigenous business woman, up-coming Matriarch/traditional vocal artist, and Tiktok social media influencer. The Sober Junkie is currently raising his children, from a former marital relationship. Originally from Central California, The Sober Junkie grew up in West Hollywood, San Francisco with his parents before re-locating back to Central California, where he grew up for a majority of his teen years. The Sober Junkie became a professional in-line skater at a young age, danced on The Warped Tour before an accident took a toll on his health, this is where the story begins, of drugs and addiction before becoming clean and sober. To pursue his music career, he moved to Las Vegas, Nevada for over 9 years and now resides as of May 2023 on the Pacific Northwest of Washington state. The Sober Junkie has a book coming out in the spring of 2024.
The versaltile singer- songwriter “The Sober Junkie” has mentored many artists in the music industry, musically for the last decade. Through his uplifting music & tenacious spirit, he has overcome his addiction to heroine, and routinely speaks about the cannabis plant for being his exit drug. Having experienced many highs and lows throughout his journey in the music industry, he now focuses on applying his music as a healing medicine for those in the community, and across the world that need support the most. Through the recovery with music, he's been faced with various trials & tribulations over the last few years, to which he made his music echoing emotional, fearless, resilience, pain and powerful stories through singing and songwriting in many creative styles. Having put all faith into his music, The Sober Junkie courageously creates melodies as medicine for the people, beyond the boundaries of borders.
The Sober Junkie's confidence in composing music has caught the attention of many producers, Dj's, recording artists & listeners bling him to collaborate with high profile artists, and aspiring music artists. Within songwriting, The Sober Junkie has written hooks for talented creative such as J-Diggs, Mistah F.A.B, Berner and many more. Most recently going viral on Tiktok for an up-coming release of a song “ We Do Recover” with a projected release for January 2024. The catch phrase “Hey Hold Up Look Listen” on Instagram & Tiktok is known on The Sober Junkie's content is based on addiction and recovery. The Sober Junkie music is all recovery based from the darkest moments , rock and soul to “its gonna be a brighter day” from the song Take me away. The Sober Junkie is verified on Instagram since 2019, with music on Spotify (verified); under two accounts “The Sober Junkie” &"Sober Junkie", his music is currently available on Apple music, Band-camp, YouTube account under “The Sober Junkie”. Interested artists can reach out to The Sober Junkie; whom currently freelances as a singer/songwriter, and/or collaborate(s) with a genre mix of music artists.
The Cannabis Industry & community has embraced The Sober Junkie's unique sound, style and story of recovery through cannabis. Through the medicine of cannabis, the plant has brought his sobriety, he's effectively increased his brand awareness by sharing his own personal story within both the cannabis & recovery community. The Sober Junkie now focuses on integrating like minded brands in his pursuit towards healing the people; having both music and cannabis, as this is the medicine they need. Today, The Sober Junkie dedicates himself to living a life of purpose for the people by encouraging those around him to live and lead a healthy and positive lifestyle, while struggling with his own mental health illnesses.
(revised from The Sober Junkie Artist Deck)