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Richton Park, Illinois, United States

Richton Park, Illinois, United States
Solo Pop Hip Hop




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Coron J-R, born Derrick Kimbrough is a Chicago Hip Hop, R&B and Pop recording artist born in Riverdale, Illinois March 26, 1990. Coron realized his love and ear for music at the age of twelve when he, along with his older cousins; first put his voice to music in his grandmother’s basement on a karaoke machine. The Kimbrough family holiday performances ignited a curiosity in Coron that shortly led him to the local music store to buy instrumental CD's to further experiment with writing lyrics. Not able to deny her grandson’s budding passion for making music, Coron’s grandmother gave him a tape player. This enabled him to record full length songs that amazed his family which in turn fueled an intense determination and zest for music in Coron. He graduated to composing his own beats and stepped into a recording studio at the age of fifteen.

Early on, Coron gained experience honing his skills as a writer, a music engineer and producer and a recording artist with songs such as “Bout My Stacks,” “Number One,” “Picture Mail,” “Put It Down,” and “Hands Up.” Chicago’s radio station WGCI has generated four of the songs over its airwaves. Coron has also achieved hometown exposure through television, newspaper publication and a charity event benefiting women alongside WNBA’s Chicago Sky Cares Foundation.  Coron has shared the stage with various recording artists such as Avant, Soulja Boy and Kanye West’s protégé GLC. 

Despite the promising start of his career, Coron has had his share of misfortune.  Airplay from radio stations did not come easy.  Attempts for exposure on a local blog sparked tension.  Most of all, the sudden death of his uncle momentarily stifled his creativity.  Coron’s resilience and passion for music persevered.  He used his troubles as inspiration for his most recent musical venture which has been given the nod of approval from a few key figures in the industry.  In 2014, Coron released songs entitled "Your Man" and "Forever" that have promised his gain to fame and exhibits his versatility.   J-R plans to stay grounded, humble and inspired to make it in the music industry, so watch for Coron J-R as history is made.

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