Many people consider rhythm and blues music a pastime that is far behind this current generation. That was until Southern New Jersey's singer,writer, producer, Tarius stepped into the forefront. Tarius brings R&B music back in style with twists containing spins on the "typical topics" of love, life, and using real life situations for the masses and generations to come. Considered an extremely talented and gifted musical composer, the R&B veteran is said to compliment the genre with great combinations of individual street, oldschool and yet amazingly smooth styles and versatility.Ron "Tarius" Mahoney, was born in Philadelphia, PA and grew up there until his early teens, but moved to the Blackwood/Williamston, New Jersey areas shortly thereafter. This extremely talented singer, writer, producer became seasoned after being in several groups, most recently being the wildly popular Southern New Jersey R&B trio 120. From these experiences he learned and evolved into the artist he is today. Far from the average R&B crooner and ballad maker, Tarius's smooth, romantic tenor voice has been compared to satins and silks, which at the slightest note can make women of any age melt. He was known in 120 greatly for creating their white hot slow songs & feel good summertime anthems, which contain smooth, yet meaningful messages, while still maintaining the grown, sexy, and passionate lyrics that true R&B lovers crave.In the recent past, some of the highlights in his career have been appearances on NBC "The 10 show", BET "106&Park", Comcast sponsored nationwide Insulin Telethon, as well as performing on many local New Jersey TV and radio shows. Tarius has also been blessed by winning First Place in several local New Jersey musical award ceremonies as well as the well known New York Underground Music Awards. Tarius has also traveled the country performing with the likes of Boyz 2 Men, Jon B, Bobby Valentino, Case, Donnell Jones , Deborah Cox & the legendary Marlon Jackson..Tarius is working on his first official solo album with songs about Love, life and relationships, but from a true and personal stand point. Today, Tarius is a intricate member of the Super Group F.O.S Aka Futuristic Old School, He is a very passionate writer that paints a clear picture of emotion from the soul and that is what it takes to make timeless records.