Yung Ro is an African American and Japanese hip-hop/rap artist. Born Roland Sato Lee Page in St. Louis, Missouri. Yung Ro is an independent artist and CEO. of his own record label, Black Pearl Entertainment.[1] Yung Ro began his music career as a member of a rap duo with a childhood friend in high school. He released his first single "Donk Dat" Spring of 2009. This song was produced by Mark 'Tar Boy' Williams, one half of the music producing duo Trackboyz (who produced Nelly's "Air Force Ones"[2]). "Donk Dat" peaked at the #3 spot on the Billboard 'Hot R&B/Hip Hop Single Sales' chart;[3] another single, "Fresha Den a Mall," reached #6 on the same chart and was also in rotation on 104.1 FM in St. Louis.[1] Yung Ro released a mixtape entitled "The Tattoo Chronicles" featuring DJ Deception spring 2009. His first album, "The Rising Son," includes the "Donk Dat Remix" featuring Chingy (formerly of Disturbing tha Peace {DTP}[4]) and City Spud (of the St. Lunatics) as well as "Push It Back" which was produced by Grammy Award winners Trak Starz.