Renz Julian presents "From A Peasant 2 A King" - A Field Of Dreamz Ent/Empire Distribution
Born and raised in the east Bay Area of Northern California, Lorenzo "Renz Julian" King (formerly known as Playa Renz) is a talented rapper, singer, and producer with an intriguing story to tell. Raised in a single-parent home in Antioch, Ca, Renz left an unstable drug-filled environment and hit the streets at 14 years old, bouncing from home to home. In West Oakland Ca he ended up with a friend and business partner "Salim the Uneek" to form the record label Field Of Dreamz Ent.
A talented athlete, Renz played college football at St. Mary's College and was invited to NFL and CFL training camps, playing a short stint as an Arena Football player with Rapid City in the NIFL. Ultimately Renz decided that music was his true passion and since has released numerous mixtapes, singles, & independent albums garnering radio and video airplay worldwide.
Recognized by some of the top artists in the hip-hop community, Renz has collaborated or performed with the likes of E-40, Twista, B-Legit, Keak Da Sneak, Spice 1, Kurupt, The Jacka (RIP), Mistah FAB, Clyde Carson, J. Stalin, & Mike Marshall to name a few. Renz is also the founder of "RENZ 510 Radio", an internet radio station that plays West Coast Hip-hop, found on the Tunein app and at 510radio.com. You can learn more about his background from the documentary movie "Renz Julian Thug Scholarship" now on Amazon Prime.
Renz Julian released his 5th studio album "From A Peasant 2 A King" on December 2nd, 2022. The birthday release features Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, Young Buck, Spice-1, and Richie Rich. Also, Renz collaborates with his daughter Mya King on the standout track "Circle of Life". The album's title describes Lorenzo King aka Renz Julian's rise from orphan to a successful entrepreneur.
In 2020, Renz founded the East Bay Kings, a pro basketball team in the ABA and program to help upcoming athletes, artists,, and entrepreneurs achieve success. A documentary is currently in the works with a tentative release date of Summer 2023. Production was handled in-house by Renz himself on the 17-track project released on Field Of Dreamz Ent./Empire Distribution. The album will be available on renzjulian.com, Spotify, Apple Music, and all digital retailers.