LaRon Louis James hails from Harlem neighborhood that is found in New York City. He started his music career in the East Coast Hip Hop group that was called the Diplomats. In 2003, his debut album ‘From Me To You’ was released by by Roc-A-Fella Records and picked at No.8 in the Billboard 200.
- Net Worth: $9 million
- Birth Date: 18th Feb 1982
- Birthplace: New York City
- Profession: Singer, Musician, Record Producer, Actor, Rapper
- Nationality: United States of America
- Marital Status: Not married
2005 saw him releasing his album ‘What The Game’s Been Missing’ with the following hit singles:
- Mic Check
- There It Go- that reached No.6 on Billboard Hot 100 and No.3 on the Hot Rap Tracks Charts.
- Oh Yes- it reached No.65 on the Hot 100 and No.8 on the Rap Charts
- Clockwork- It reached No.35 on B-Hot 100
- Make It Work For Ya that featured Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne
It is good to note that both this album and his single ‘’There It Go’ were certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. LaRon is currently working on his third long awaited studio album ‘Born To Lose, Built To Win’ that is set to be released at an undisclosed date.
Caught on the wrong side of the Law
His studio ‘Santana’s World’ was raided and searched by police in 2011 and they were discovered with 9mm handguns, boxes of ammunition and marijuana. On 2nd Feb the same year, he was arrested and charged of being in possession of a firearm without a permit. He was also found with a controlled dangerous substance within 1,000 feet of a school. These heinous circumstances made him miss a performance at Chris Brown’s record release party. This was because police had restrained him from entering the Hall. He was also confined to two years probation in 2013 for threatening to kill his neighbor.