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, and even classics such as Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, and George Clinton.
RONIN NOW
Ronin has made a career for himself in the entertainment industry through Music and Film for over a decade. At the start he began acting, obtaining his SAG-AFTRA membership. Ronin also became a member of SESAC as a song writer and publisher during the preparation and release of “The Takeover EP” released via i tunes under Triple “O”/Westbound Studios. Ronin’s most currently musical project is an EP titled “THE RED DRAGON ” which was released fourth quarter of 2014 on Datpiff. 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 stopping this talent as he continues his journey in the World of entertainment.