Johnny Astro (real name Ronnie Gaither) is a Arlington,TX-based rapper, producer and songwriter who has been making music since he was 13 years old and has gained a great amount of notoriety through MySpace, SoundCloud, and the like Johnny Astro is a harbinger of what to expect from the urban music scene in the coming years. As the world goes digital and globalization leads to more and more ways of sharing, connecting and discovering, underground talent, especially emcees, face likely odds of being lost in an ever-expanding sea of amateur sound. Being famous is no longer just about the music. It’s about brand recognition. So you have to do something different, something that catches people’s attention.