Arthur Renowitzky, known by his stage name AR the Inspiration, is an accomplished hip-hop artist, Activist, and Actor. He was born on an air force base in Minot, North Dakota due to his father being in the military. He spent most of his years growing up in San Leandro, California, a small city just south of Oakland. He dedicates his lyrics to the dangers of gun violence. He has recorded many records and has collaborated with many of today's most known Bay Area rap artists. Currently, AR's video to the songs "Smile" "Dreaming of Walking" "Life Ain't Easy" "I'm Thankful" "Don't Take My Shine" can been seen on regular rotation on the famed music video program CMC. He became and innocent victim of senseless gun violence and as a result he is now paralyzed. He has dreams of walking again and works hard at making that a reality. Check out his latest music video "Dreaming Of Walking" on YouTube. He cites, "Never give up and keep it pushing". Arthur has appeared on national television, on radio stations, he speaks frequently to juvenile hall incarcerated youth, high schools, he has been a key note speaker at numerous events and is now well known in Hollywood for his music and unforgettable inspiring story. He is an advocate against gun violence and runs his own non profit organization named Life Goes On.
- Born: June 23, 1987 (age 32), Minot
- Genre: Hip hop music