Dynamic vocalist Ruth La’Ontra has been singing since her childhood in Aberdeen, NC as the daughter of Bishop Avetra Jones, who practiced at Come as You Are Evangelistic Center. After graduating from high school, she launched her professional singing career with her brilliant debut project, So Good, which won her a Stellar Gospel Music Award nomination as New Artist of the Year in 2014. The radio single, "Count It All Joy," peaked at No. 25 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart and the spiritual love song, "I’m In Love With This Man," was featured in the film, "Iniquity."
For her 2017 sophomore album, I Got You, she teamed with producers Anthony Brown (of the Grammy® Award-nominated act, Anthony Brown & group therAPy) and Justin Savage. The album included the hit radio singles "Kingdom" and "Safe."
Ruth has two lovely children with her husband, Kashif Horton, who she has known since childhood. The couple married in 2016.