Ronnie is a dreamer, blessed with parents who allowed him to explore and express creativity through art and music. In fact, music was more like family. His desire to give love away, greatly influences his creative language and purpose. His passion for music sparks a desire to honor the power of lyrics and tone, with substance, emotion, & a spiritual connection.
“MUSIC moves me”
Ronnie is truly inspired by a multitude of genres. From R&B, soul, jazz, rock, fusion, and especially gospel. Artist such as Fred Hammond, Musiq Soulchild, Karen Clark, & Lalah Hathaway to Chick Corea, Journey, and Bonnie Raitt have influenced his creative spirit.
“I love COMPLEX SIMPLICITY, like “Kind of Blue” – Miles D.”
Over the past several years, Ronnie has had the privilege of working with, and opening for various artist such as Musiq Soulchild, Mint Condition, Tank, Israel Houghton, and Mike Phillips.
The year 2015 marked a huge win for Ronnie and the music community of Portland. Ronnie’s collaborative vision, entitled Bespeak Love reached #1 on the UK SOUL CHARTS Nov. 2015. And that same album received artist of the year (editors choice) from the highly recognized SOULTRACKS.com Ronnie’s vision would assemble some of Portland’s phenomenal R&B singers, as he assumed the role of executive producer, composer, and writer for several songs on the album, including “You Got Me”
– Christopher Turner feat. Jarrod Lawson.
His 2018 album (a.k.a.BESPEAK) marks his debut as a solo artist. His desire for this album was to amplify creative freedom with each collaborator, thus allowing individual expression! This album is his testimony, of love from various perspectives. He has been blessed to receive several awards from the indie radio community such as: #1 Album of 2018 – Mi-Soul Connoisseurs, #1 on the UK SOULCHARTS – March 2018, #8 on the UK
SOULCHART Top 100 for 2018 and many more!!!
“DESIGN with purpose”
Although Ronnie’s first love is music, his creative talents can also be experienced through the culture of sport and fashion. He is currently a successful designer/director, with 20 plus years of experiences in the sportswear industry. His design life has seen him travel around the world, working for such brands as Adidas, Nike, and Jordan. Ronnie learned
to be a sponge. Seeking meaningful direction when creating…
“My mantra is what drives me”….. “There is a desire for individual expression within
each of us that BESPEAKS our persona, style, beliefs, and culture”….
“ALLOW ME TO SPEAK”
Just in. We got news that ronnieWRIGHT has been nominated for an Indie Soul Grammy and here is the link http://soulcaferadio.com/Soul_Cafe_Radio/Grammy_Voting.html
Please visit https://www.bespeakmusic.net/ for more information.