Superstar DJ and producer Mark Ronson have earned both praise and popular success for his setbacks, soul and fun-influenced work with so different artists like Ghostface Killah, Amy Winehouse, Boy George and Bruno Mars. The stage zone of guitarist Mick Jones by foreigner, Ronson spent the first eight years of his life that grew up in England. After playing guitar and drums from an early age, it was not until he moved to New York City with his mother to discover DJ culture. At 1
As a young DJ with varied taste, the teenager Ronson took the ears and eyes of various socialites and New York celebrities, including fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, who presented Ronson, along with other sons and daughters of celebrities, in a 1997 fashion campaign . A year later, hip-hop mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs hired Ronson for DJ's fabulous 29th birthday bash. These and other high-profile performances increased Ronson's "hip quotient" and helped promote its more serious music career. Fusing his eclectic turning scale skills with his knowledge of musical instruments and songwriting, Ronson eventually began his first solo project. With so different guest artists like dancehall rapper Sean Paul, hip hop artist Mos Def, Jack White of the White Stripes and Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, Ronson's debut album, Here's Fuzz, appeared on Elektra in 2003. It was most successful in Britain where It was certified silver by BPI.
Ronson was keen to produce tracks for a number of artists, including Amy Winehouse, whose 2006 album Back to Black earned critical praise, in part, for Ronson's Motown-influenced production. The album wins a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. His own sophomore effort, a collection of cover songs called Version, dropped in 2007. Released on its boutique label Allido through an agreement with Columbia, it went double platinum in the UK. Between solo releases, Ronson continued to produce for other artists, including Adele ("Cold Shoulder"). In 2010, he began performing under moniker Mark Ronson and Business Intl and released his third studio album, Record Collection, another star-recorded recording with previously unthinkable connections, including Simon LeBon and Wiley on the title track.
Taking out in 2011 to marry French actress and singer Joséphine de la Baume, Ronson returned to the studio in 2013 to start working on his fourth album, Uptown Special. Together with Bruno Mars, Mystikal, Tame Impala's Kevin Parker, and Simian Mobile Disco James Ford, Uptown Special, lyrics are also published by author Michael Chabon. Uptown Special was released in 2015, and became Ronson's first ever one on British album charts and entered the top ten of the United States Billboard 200 chart, "Uptown Funk," with Mars, the top British and American pop cards, and those of several other territories . ~ Matt Collar and Andy Kellman