Record Producer, Filmmaker
Ron Amen-Ra Lawrence is one of the most prolific music producers in the entertainment and recording industry. The star-studded producer has sold over thirty million music records worldwide. Ron is best known for his earlier work of popular singles: Notorious B.I.G, producing the smash hit “Hypnotize”, Sean “Diddy” Combs “Been Around the World”, Jay Z “Where I’m From, The Lox “Money, Power & Respect”, Faith Evans, “Love Like This”, and LL Cool J “Phenomenon”. His achievements include over 30 gold and platinum albums, and a NARAS Governor’s Award from the Grammy’s Organization.
As an intricate part of Bad Boy Entertainment’s success, Lawrence’s wide array of signature tracks irresistibly produced music giants such as Mary J. Blige, Beyoncé, Brian McKnight, Luther Vandross, R Kelly, Boyz II Men and more.
In his college years, Ron Amen-Ra formed the rap group Two Kings in a Cipher and released the titled album “From Pyramids to Projects”. Later, Ron Amen-Ra joined the “HitMen” squad of Bad Boy Entertainment and along with fellow Howard University alumni, Sean “Diddy” Combs raised the bar for the Rap and R&B era of the ’90s. This led the multi- platinum hit maker to receive the New Horizon Award as PRODUCER OF THE YEAR.
Ron’s track record also includes the movie score of Spike Lee’s “Bamboozled”, as well as appearing in the film as a music engineer. He produced the theme song for the Pink Panther soundtrack titled “A Woman Like Me” for Beyonce. Ron Amen-Ra also scored TV commercials: Coca Cola (Beyoncé), And -1 (Larry Johnson), and Mountain Dew (popular Pepsi’s soda) to name a few.
Ron studied film at the New York Film Academy and debuted his first project titled Founding Fathers, a documentary about the birth and evolution of Hip Hop. In 2019, Ron started an OTT streaming media company called Streamwaze. His self-published autobiography book, Where I’m From, was also released within the same year.
Ron is a cancer survivor and continues to spread the word of encouragement and inspiration to all who have been affected by this global pandemic.