Ariyan Arslani (born December 2, 1983), better known by the stage name Action Bronson, is an American rapper, chef, and television presenter. In August 2012, he signed with Warner Bros. Records, but was later moved to the Atlantic Records-distributed label Vice Records.
Ariyan Arslani (born December 2, 1983), better known by performing name Action Bronson, is an American rapper, chef, and television presenter. In August 2012, he signed in imitation of Warner Bros. Records, but was complex moved to the Atlantic Records-distributed label Vice Records.
Arslani hosts a talk/variety show The Untitled Action Bronson Show, as skillfully as his travel program Fuck, That’s Delicious, on Viceland. His frequent collaborators Meyhem Lauren, The Alchemist, and formerly huge Body Bes are regulars on both of his television series. Mario Batali, Andrew Zimmern, Daniel Boulud, Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz, and others have been guests on his television series. In September 2017, Arslani published his first book, based on his travel show, a cookbook, also entitled Fuck, That’s Delicious.
Arslani has furthermore released several mixtapes, such as Rare Chandeliers (2012), with American hip-hop producer The Alchemist and Blue Chips 2 (2013) with longtime producer Party Supplies, before releasing his major label debut, an extended play (EP) titled Saaab Stories, with frequent collaborator Harry Fraud, in 2013. He released his major label debut album, Mr. Wonderful, on March 23, 2015.
Bronson was born in Flushing, Queens, New York City, to an Albanian Muslim father and an American Jewish mother. Growing taking place he had been raised in his father’s Muslim tradition. He attended Bayside High School, in Bayside, Queens, and graduated in 2002. Before embarking upon a career as a rapper, which was originally just a hobby, Bronson was a gourmet cook in New York City. He hosted his own online cooking show, Action in the Kitchen. After breaking his leg in the kitchen, Bronson concentrated solely on his music career.
Action Bronson’s debut studio album Dr. Lecter was independently released by Fine Fabric Delegates on March 15, 2011. The album, produced unquestionably by New York City-based music producer Tommy Mas, was made understandable for digital download and along with in CD-R, on his recognized website. In November of that year, Bronson followed happening with Well-Done, a collaborative effort next American hip hop producer Statik Selektah. On March 12, 2012, he released his second mixtape, titled Blue Chips, with Party Supplies.
In August 2012, it was announced Paul Rosenberg signed Action Bronson to a management deal with Goliath Artists, which also houses names such as Eminem, The Alchemist, Blink-182 and Danny Brown. Also in August 2012, Bronson was featured on Odd Future-rapper Domo Genesis and American hip jump producer The Alchemist’s collaborative album No Idols, on tracks “Elimination Chamber” (also featuring Earl Sweatshirt and Vince Staples) and “Daily News” (also featuring SpaceGhostPurrp and Earl Sweatshirt). Later that year Action Bronson united both Warner Bros. Records, via media company VICE, and concert booking agency NUE. On November 15, 2012, Bronson released Rare Chandeliers, a collaborative mixtape when the Alchemist.
In March 2013, Bronson performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and well ahead that month was featured upon XXL Magazine’s 2013 Freshman Class, a list of up-and-coming rappers. In May 2013, Action Bronson was moved to Atlantic Records, and like released an lengthy play (EP) titled Saaab Stories, on June 11, 2013. The EP was produced extremely by American music producer Harry Fraud and features guest appearances from fellow American rappers Raekwon, Wiz Khalifa, and Prodigy. Released as a digital download only, the EP was preceded by the single, “Strictly 4 My Jeeps”. In July 2013, he indicated wanting to gain fellow Queens-bred rappers, Nas and Kool G Rap, on his major-label debut album. Also in July, Bronson announced his major-label debut album would be released in early 2014.
On November 1, 2013, Bronson released Blue Chips 2, the second installment in his Blue Chips series, in promotion of the album. On October 28, 2013, Funkmaster Flex announced he would be hosting an upcoming Action Bronson mixtape. Production was revealed to be coming from Erick Sermon, Mike Will Made It, DJ Mustard and Jahlil Beats. In a November 2013 interview with Rolling Stone, Bronson stated that he would have Kool G Rap and Mobb Deep, featured on his upcoming album.
In February 2014, Action Bronson, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar and 360 accompanied rapper Eminem, on a brief tour of Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. On May 6, 2014, Action Bronson debuted a food-oriented web series, titled Fuck, That’s Delicious. The perform is a Vice Records-sponsored monthly web series that history the food-obsessed rapper’s exploration of all things culinary.
On August 5, 2014, Bronson released the song “Easy Rider” as the first single from his debut album Mr. Wonderful. The freshen was produced by Bronson’s longtime producer Party Supplies. On August 20, 2014, the music video for “Easy Rider”, was released. The video for “Easy Rider”, which was directed by Tom Gould, pays homage to the 1969 Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper film of the thesame name. Bronson officially released “Actin Crazy”, via digital distribution upon January 20. He released the full album on March 23, 2015.
In October, 2015, Bronson was hospitalized in Anchorage, Alaska, for emergency surgery after a concert on October 23. He remained in the hospital for several days.
On Monday May 16, 2016, he presented at the Webby Awards.
On October 31, 2018, Bronson announced that he was parting ways subsequently Vice, the media company that served as his photograph album label and television network.
In November 2018, Bronson announced a tour in sustain of his latest album, White Bronco. The tour ran from February 2019 to March 2019. Meyhem Lauren and Roc Marciano will be supporting.
On August 9, 2020, Bronson revealed the title of his new album, Only for Dolphins, released upon September 25, 2020. The lid art was painted by Bronson himself. Bronson described the album as “ANOTHER BRIGHT THREAD WOVEN INTO THE TEXTURE OF THE COSMOS”.