“Let’s face it: most of what people write is not friendly.
So you want a big picture of me smiling while you talk shit about me?
“I have been DJ’ing for 14 years with a steady career all the way through ...
Spanning a mashup of disparate genres including garage rock, ‘80s pop, hip-hop, and acoustic lullabies, sounds alternately freewheeling and yearning; one song manages to chronicle the heartache and chaos of a bad romance—with Li Lo?—without drifting into obviousness.“When I first started making the record two years ago, my life was so public,” Ronson said.And while spinning at an exclusive event in Manhattan one night, she bumped into music mogul Damon Dash, then label head of Jay-Z’s Roc-a-Fella Records, who asked her to play him her acoustic music.Never mind that the Island Def Jam–distributed imprint’s roster was dominated by hardcore hip-hop artists in those days. '”But when Dash and Jay-Z acrimoniously dissolved their partnership and Island Def Jam top brass defected to Atlantic Records, Ronson’s album went into purgatory.Since then, Samantha has kept pretty quiet about the whole thing but Lindsay actually spoke up in 2012 saying how the relationship was toxic! Of course, Lindsay has now totally moved on and is set to marry her fiance Egor Tarabasov!
decided they wanted to know what Samantha thought of the impending wedding and to be honest we did too.I try to not have anything I do be dictated by what others expect.”What few outside Ronson’s close circle of friends expected, however, was her self-released and deeply personal debut album, Chasing the Reds—a CD that showcases the performer’s sensitive side as a singer-songwriter and arrives at a time when Ronson is still mainly known for something she’s not particularly eager to discuss.From 2008 to 2010, she was romantically involved with Lindsay Lohan in a tumultuous tabloid swirl that encompassed many of the former tween movie queen’s most notable flame-outs, drunken missteps, and arrests.Ronson professed her innocence to anyone who’d listen, but lost a libel lawsuit against Hilton and was forced to reimburse him ,000 in legal costs the following year.“I’ve had so many rumors about me, say whatever you want,” Ronson said.“I didn’t want to make a record where people would say, ‘This song is about that.’ But I think there’s also a way to keep things specific and private without losing a connection with the listener.”First, the backstory.