Interview with Ron Shirley II, Atlanta, Georgia

Ron Shirley II is an R&B, pop, and electro-dance performer from Atlanta, Georgia. With rich vocals, crafty songwriting, and artsy videos, Ron is a young artist who was supported by his mother, who served as the director at the Woodruff Arts Center. He was involved in musical theatre from an early age and began writing his own music in his early teens. He released his first few EPs in the early 2010s, where he says he explored more colorful sounds and created his own visuals to accompany the music. His later albums, Thanks For Nothing and About a Boy, expanded upon similar connections between colorful visuals and music.
Interviewed by Holly Hobbs, 09/24/2020.