Ron Louis Smith II
“The Prince of Sunshine Royalty”
Set To Release Another New Single
“Shift It Higher”
Friday, September 22nd
Following “Sunshine Love” Released Earlier This Year, Son and Nephew of Famed Original KC and the Sunshine Band Members, Songwriters, and Producers Releases Funk Laden Dance Track Just In Time to Say Farewell to Summer
Miami, FL (September, 2017) -- Having dropped “Sunshine Love” just this past Spring, producer/arranger/singer/songwriter Ron Louis Smith II is back with yet another brand new single! As the heir to a family legacy steeped in some of the most well known Disco, Funk, and Reggae records ever produced - it seems the bar is being raised once again as “Shift It Higher” is set to drop on September 22nd!
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As pioneers in the Disco scene from the early 1970s through the mid 80s, KC and the Sunshine Band ruled the airwaves with hits like “That’s The Way (I Like It)”, “Get Down Tonight”, “Boogie Shoes” and so many more, inspiring a dance revolution and becoming the first group to have four number one pop songs in a single year since The Beatles.
Today, carrying that groove and spirit forward for the Millennial Generation is Ron Louis Smith II, the son of Ron Louis Smith and nephew of Jerome Smith - renowned for their role as the ‘heart and soul’ of the legendary KCSB horn and rhythm sections, as well as numerous musical contributions outside the band like playing on hits such as Bob Marley’s “Buffalo Soldier”, records like Jimmy Bo Horne’s “Dance Across the Floor” and Betty Wright’s “Explosion”.
Smith II is continuing his family’s legacy with a new commercial Funky/pop/rock project called "Part 2". Having co-wrote with some of the biggest DJs/Producers in the EDM and House Music movement such as Joris Voorn (“Spank the Maid”), Umek (“Spank!”) , Black Legend (“The Word”), along with Gary Caos, Joe Smooth, Marco Santoro, Luca Guerrieri, Joey Negro, and Sandy Rivera to name a few...Ron Louis Smith II is Dance Music.
The second single off this project, “Shift It Higher” is a nod to his family's deep roots in the Disco and Dance Music scenes and brings renewed positivity to the world famous Miami Sunshine Sound with a sexy, upbeat vibe - especially needed in recent weeks following devastation to the community following Hurricane Irma.
“Come lay some loving on me, come lay some loving girl ”
“Gotta shift it higher”
Following yet another upbeat hit with “Sunshine Love” once again bridging the gap and mixing the old school sound fans grew to love with KCSB while bringing fun, funky, horn-laced arrangements - “Shift It Higher” is sure to elevate today’s dance music scene to a new stratosphere!
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