Recording Artist, Jamaican Dancer
Renee Natasha McLean, known professionally as Renee 6:30 is a Jamaican dancer, actress, model and choreographer
“Puppy-tail” Originator A Viral Dance Movement
Renee is double-jointed and flexible making her an expert at the 6:30 position in dance. Born June 1st at Jubilee Hospital in Kingston Jamaica, Renee McLean was raised by her aunt in Portmore where she went to Mona High School and attended church on Sundays. At age 17, Renee moved in with her mother where she experimented more with her talents. Her gymnastic style of dancing plus sweet personality, quickly put her on top of the Dancehall scene. She decided to turn her passion and love for dance into a career, branding herself Renee”6:30.” Renee cites Dancehall Queens, Carlene Smith and Sher Rumbar as the two people who inspired her to pursue Dancehall professionally.
She got her start collaborating with Magnum Tonic Wine Jamaica in (2012) then she was first featured in “Nuh Bruk Di Law” by Kiprich and “Back Way” by Baby Cham. Followed by RDX’s “Broad Out” music video, “Fi Di Jockey” with recording Artist Aidonia (2013) and Konshens’ “Walk and Wine.” Proving beyond a doubt to be the star everyone thought she was. (2014) Renee invented a new dance that went viral. She named it Puppy-tail. The success of “Puppy-tail” inspired recording artist Demarco to release a song and music video. The Puppy-tail video, starring Renee 6:30 has been viewed over 19 million times on YouTube.
Shortly after, Renee 6:30 was featured in Spice’s release of “Back Bend” and “Needle Eye” videos (2015). At the Star Awards (2015) she won Female Dancer of the Year, also Dancer of the Year from Music Industry Achievers (2015). Charly Black featured Renee in his visual for “Call Often” (2016). This year, (2017) Renee has gained her largest platform thus far at Magnum New Rules. Performing alongside some of Jamaica’s most influential recording artist, Alkaline, Shaggy and Mavado. She has great reviews in Turks and Caicos Islands, England and St. Vincent. Her social media has over 600 thousand followers and is still growing. 2018 Renee did her first European & African tour supporting Charly Black and the Renee 6:30 brand has now expanded into media broadcasting and acting. She has been filmed for a reality series, “Bad Girls of Dancehall ” (2017). Episodes are available on YouTube. You can also find appearances from Renee on CVM television, Jamaica.
Renee didn’t stop there as she transformed herself into a recording artist. In 2018 Renee released her Single “Work It” featuring female recording artist Destiny Sparta of Jamaica. In 2019 Renee released “My Body” “Fornication” and was also featured on a track with Vybz Kartel called “Sometimes Love Dies”. Also feature on a track with Charly Black & Gage Ligament. Keep on the lookout for this talented artist because she has no plans on stopping any time soon.