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At the age of seven, RonKat's father Lester took him to a Jazz club in Grand Rapids, Michigan and asked the legendary Grant Green to let his son play percussion for a song. Reluctant at first, Green agreed after RonKat stole the show, he was asked to return 'anytime'. That began the musical career of RonKat Spearman.

RonKat Spearman is a prolific songwriter and Multi-Platinum Artist, Producer, Composer, Grammy and BMI award recipient. Writing for Lenny Kravitz, JADE, Toni Braxton, El Debarge, George Clinton, Prince, Kanye West, Bootsy Collins, Shock G, Dj Quik, Rick James, Eryka Badu, Martika, Scarface, The Mary Jane Girls, Darius McCrary, Tichina Arnold, Klymax, Angelo Moore and many others.

One of RonKat’s first records, IMPULSE, a pioneering Electronic EP that was on his first independent label, is still sought after by many DJ's and producers. His multi-platinum song "DON’T WALK AWAY" by JADE was covered by and made a hit by DIPLO in his song entitled "Be Right There".

RonKat is a multi-instrumentalist, playing and recording Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Percussion, Drums, Harmonica, Lead and Backup Vocals.
In addition to his successful writing and producing career, RonKat spent his early years leading and touring with bands in Los Angeles. He is a featured musician and vocalist with members of the band The Soul Survivors, which backed up Rick James on the video Turn It Out.

In 1998 RonKat met and wrote with George Clinton and joined Parliament Funkadelic in 2000. He toured the world playing guitar, bass and vocals for P Funk for ten years. During that time he moved to San Francisco where he formed the side project, KATDELIC.

In 2010 RonKat left P Funk with George's blessing and has been touring nationally and recording with KATDELIC ever since. KATDELIC was voted two-time winner of Best of the Bay, in 2017 and 2019.

KATDELIC is a five piece "party-all-night" band with an infectious groove, irresistible to anyone within ear range. The music is an electrifying hybrid of Funk, Soul, EDM, Hip Hop, Jazz and Rock, guaranteed to "Make 'Em Dance”, 

RonKat's songs LOVE ME FOR TODAY and LOVE SAFE both charted in the top 20 on Billboard, Mediabase and I Heart Radio in 2023.. As KATDELIC continues to gig, RonKat is also working on his new EP. It combines his songwriting, multi-instrumental talents and vocals.

In 2024 RonKat joined forces with guitar legend Jesse Johnson (Morris Day and the Time, Prince, D'Angelo) playing bass for five shows in Northern California, and he joined PFunk for its Bay Area performances in June.

Also in June of 2024, RonKat released the song NO DRIVER with its official video, showing his musical range and sense of humor.


In 2010 he left P Funk with George's blessing and has been touring nationally and recording with KATDELIC ever since. KATDELIC, Was Voted two time winner Best of the Bay 2017 & 2019! 


KATDELIC is a five piece"party-all-night" band with an infectious groove. Irresistible to anyone within ear range.The music is an electrifying hybrid of Funk, Soul, EDM, Hip Hop, Jazz and Rock guaranteed to "Make 'Em Dance." As KATDELIC continues to tour,  RonKat is now working on his RONKAT SPEARMAN solo project. Combining his songwriting and multi instrumental talents, his new CD where All the songs are written, performed, composed and produced by RonKat.

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