Mark Ronson

Genres: Urban & Rap
Descriptive "tags": funk british pop hip-hop dj soul Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 2000s
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Biography

4 September 1975, London, England. Superstar DJ Ronson is a very rare species, a producer/DJ that gets underground appreciation for his eclectic club sets. Ronson moved to New York, USA at the age of eight. His stepfather is Mick Jones of AOR veterans Foreigner. Learning the saxophone, piano, guitar, and drums at a very early age, Ronson began playing in funk rock bands in his early teens before discovering hip-hop and buying his first decks at the age of 17. He began DJing for club-organizer Peter Gatien and was hired by Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs to play at record company events. Before long, he was playing at parties organized by fashion icons such as Tommy Hilfiger and the cream of the east coast rap scene. His first production successes were remixes for Jay-Z, Outkast and Moby. Ronson has since worked with artists as diverse as Lenny Kravitz, Macy Gray (playing guitar on 2003’s The Trouble With Being Myself), Robbie Williams, Christina Aguilera, Lily...

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