RONIN GRAY
“Never had a bad day in my life”
David E. Baptiste is an American performer, also known as Ronin Gray, born on January 30, 1983 raised in the Boyle Heights area just East of Downtown Los Angeles.
THE MEANING OF THE NAME
RONIN – [Ron’ in] Samurai with no lord or master.
GRAY – [Grey] Of a color between black and white.
INFLUENCES
NWA, Eazy-E, Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Eminem, Too $hort, Dr. Dre, Master P, Juvenile and even classics such as Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, and George Clinton/ Parliament-Funkadelic.
RONIN NOW
Ronin has made a career for himself in the entertainment industry through Music and Film for over two decades. At the start he began as an Actor and has been a memeber SAG-AFTRA since 2007 . Ronin is a member of SESAC as a song writer and publisher. Ronin’s most currently musical project is an EP titled “NO BAD DAYS ” which was released first quarter of 2019 via all digital platforms. Ronin has worked marketing and promotion for rapper 50 Cent and his Street King philanthropic endeavor to feed 1 billion people in Africa and help combat world hunger. Ronin has also worked for Judge Judy  and Judge Joe Brown at Sunset Bronson studios. Currently Ronin is writing a book “untitled” with co-author, writer, director Mark Brown of the Barbershop film franchise.  These feats are just the beginning for this enigmatic creator who is spreading his word and brand to the world of film, music and literature.
Since 2003
Ronin Gray/ Triple O Records has sold/ distributed over 60,000 units independently. Merchandising has been the most lucrative endeavor for Ronin. Ronin along with various collaborators have produced T shirts, beanies, baseball caps, jackets and even socks.
If Ronin’s humble beginnings are any reflection of what is to come, then there is no limit to what this talent will accomplish as he continues his journey in the World of entertainment.