Yonni Ferebee (Guest Bio)
Two-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum selling producer, Ron “Yonni” Ferebee, has produced music since 2005 for major hip hop and R&B artists including: Lil Mo, Trina, Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj, Sean Paul, Juicy J, Justin Bieber and Missy Elliot. The Cleveland, Ohio native’s first major placement was with one of hip hop’s biggest artists, Lil Wayne, on his multi-platinum album: Tha Carter II. In that same year, he teamed up with the Cleveland natives, 216. The duo’s song “U Should Know” landed a spot on the soundtrack for MTV Films’ highest grossing film, The Longest Yard.
After signing a publishing deal with Royalty Network, Yonni appeared on B.E.T.’s 106 & Park, as a guest judge on Freestyle Friday for three weeks. Yonni seemed to go into over drive in 2007, he landed several album placements and songs with Birdman, Hell Rell, Mya, Lil Mo, Tum Tum, Trina and again Lil Wayne.
“Say Aah” featuring Fabolous, produced by Yonni and featured on the album “Ready” became the first top 10 hit for singer Trey Songz. The song climbed the Billboard charts including R&B and Radio. The music video and behind the scenes footage reached a combined total of over 2 million hits YouTube. The video for the hit single was featured on MTV2 as Jam of the Week. In 2014, “Ready” was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Contemporary R&B Album category, earning Yonni his first Grammy nomination.
Yonni’s recent production credits include Sean Paul’s Single “Entertainment” ft 2Chainz, Juicy J & Nicki Minaj, which earned him his second nomination for the 2015 Grammy Awards. He also landed placements on Maejorali’s single “Lolly” ft Justin Bieber & Juicy J that garnered over 130 million views on Vevo and has been Certified Gold.
In 2014, Yonni released his latest project titled “If I Want To” which features heavy hitters such as: The Game, Christina Milian, Mya, Jeremih, Rock City and more. The producer has already dropped his first release of 2015, his hit single “SnapChat” ft. Leon Thomas, Eric Bellinger, Rayven Justice and Aroc which is now available on iTunes.
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