Ron Renaissance “Kickin’ It” – Official Video Clip and Artist Profile

Ron Renaissance

Ron “Renaissance” Prokopez, born and raised New Yorker, began his professional musical career at the young age of 14 playing trombone in various clubs and venues throughout the city. It wasn’t long before his raw talent was recognized and afforded him opportunities to perform around the world and record with a number of artists including Gloria Estefan, Kool & The Gang, Tito Rojas, Don Omar, Rock-A-Fella Records, and La Excelencia just to name a few.

After graduating from Fiorello H. La Guardia High School of Music & Performing Arts, Ron continued to expand his curriculum as an artist and began studying salsa and mambo in New York. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Performance in 2007 from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College. Ron’s unique style of infusing hip-hop, mambo and salsa have allowed him to stand apart from other dancers in the industry establishing him as an innovator in the NYC salsa scene. Which offered him the opportunity to appear in multiple music videos, TV shows and perform on stages around the world He currently teaches mambo and salsa classes in New York City.

Ron Prokopez

Ron has continued broadening the scope of his artistry engaging in new endeavors over the past few years. In 2007 he became the lead singer, composer and lyricist of The Element Band. In 2009, Ron made his musical theater debut starring in “The Magic of the Salsa Kingdom” directed by Maria Torres where he was featured singing, dancing, acting, rapping and playing trombone. Ron has also played the role of musical director for two-time Grammy award winning singer Willy Torres’ NYC Salsa Project and hip-hop’s rising star from Ghana, Blitz the Ambassador.

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Like any true artist, Ron has drawn inspiration from life experiences and his upbringing in the culturally rich neighborhood of Washington Heights. With his debut solo album Ron hopes to share some of his story as a socially conscious lyricist along with his signature fusion of hip-hop, salsa, pop & Jazz.

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