Ron Louis Smith II–Son of Famed ‘KC and the Sunshine Band’ Horn Player,  Songwriter, Producer, and Founding Member–Mixes Classic Sound with Modern Dance Feel in New LP

rls2-2August, 2015 (Miami, FLA) — Having been pioneers in the Disco scene in the early 1970’s through mid 80’s, KC and the Sunshine Band soared with hits like “That’s The Way (I Like It)”, “Get Down Tonight”, “Boogie Shoes” and so many more, inspiring a dance revolution and even becoming the first group to have four No. 1 pop songs in a single year since The Beatles. Now, the son of the “heart and soul” in their legendary horn section–Ron Louis Smith II– is stepping into his father’s shoes with his very first album titled “The Prince of Sunshine” being released via Sunpire Records TODAY, 8/11 with a remix of “Can’t Let Go” by famed producer and “originator of the remix” Tom Moulton arriving soon!

As the ‘heir to the throne’ to a rich legacy which both his father Ronald L. Smith Sr. and uncle Jerome Smith helped create, Ron Louis Smith II is bringing the same high-energy sound and legendary “feel good Miami vibes” created in the height of the disco era back to the 21st Century party scene. As an accomplished producer, arranger, singer, and songwriter in his own right- Smith’s debut album brings Disco and Electric Funk, the highly rhythmic and powerful Junkanoo style and Caribbean flavor to eight tracks with an electrifying energy and driving potency that will surely cement him at the top of the international club-music scene in no time!

With the sensual yet danceable grooves of tracks like “Love Talk”, the high-spirited funky rhythms of “Don’t Hold Back”, and electrifying “Spank” (homages to his legendary father and uncle) the album is as lively as it is dynamic. With “Party Music” and “Can’t Let Go”, groove is on a whole new level as the stirring beats, bumping basslines, and powerful horn sections reminiscent of so many 70’s and 80’s dance classics come to the forefront.

As the ever-changing dance music scene continues to grow and morph into all kinds of new sub genres and styles, “The Prince of Sunshine” reflects the era of Smith Sr.’s electrifying dance hits with a bold modern twist assuring that Ron Louis Smith II may be a ‘chip off the old block’, but a rising star none the less. Hear for yourself, as “Prince” drops TODAY, 8/11!

 

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Christine Gerani

Christine Gerani

Editor of SpotOnMagazine at SpotOnMagazine
Christine Gerani is the Editor of Long Island’s SpotOnMagazine, a website dedicated for lovers of Food, Booze and Music! She's interviewed everyone from Grammy winners to Reality Stars and is Executive Producer of "Bites & Booze with Matthew Kourie." Before that, Christine was a session singer and sang backup for Long Island Pop Star Debbie Gibson. She's performed at countless venue’s including Madison Square Garden, Nassau Coliseum and Wembley Stadium in England. She's recently been a judge at the Long Island Horseradish Festival and was lead judge at the My Country 96.1 Next Big Country Star! For the second year in a row she has been a "WingMan" for New York Best Wings Festival.
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