Ronnie DeVera also known as DJ Ronnie D found his love of spinning’ at the age of 14.
You won’t need to worry about lack of experience with Ronnie. He started spinning from such a young age that he used a New Jersey fake ID to be able to get his first gig! With his two Technic 1200 turntables and a Numark mixer, Ronnie D gained his inspiration and passion from listening to DJs such as Jam Master Jay, DJ Cash Money, and DJ Jazzy Jeff. By listening to their beats and scratching techniques, Ronnie D found his one of a kind style and groove that the Philadelphia and Tri-State area would later know him by. Ronnie D’s career took off in 1993 when he landed his first job as a “fill in” DJ at Egypt Nightclub. Soon his “fill in” DJ job turned into a resident gig on Wednesday nights in Egypt’s plush room. In 1999, Ronnie D gained residency on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at the popular Philadelphia swing club 5spot where he helped mold the club into one of the hottest spots in Olde City. His career at the 5spot lasted until 2003 when he made his residency move to 32 Degrees in both Olde City, Philadelphia and Tropicana, Atlantic City.
Ronnie D continued to make his moves across some of the hottest and most notable spots in Philadelphia. He’s left his Ronnie D “mark” at Shampoo Nightclub, Envy Nightclub, North Lounge, Bamboo Lounge, Swanky Bubbles, Marmont, MINT Olde City. In 2006 and 2007 Ronnie D was named as the area’s 2nd best DJ by Philly Style Magazine. Additionally, he has DJ’d special events for Premier Sports & Entertainment, Cashman & Associates, and Puma Clothing store in Philadelphia and New York City. Ronnie D’s next and biggest venue became Mixx Nightclub at Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey where he stayed from 2007-2010.e, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Kid Capri, Jermaine Dupri, New Kids on the Block, Rick Springfield, Lady Gaga, Kevin Rudolph, & Kid Rock just to name a few.