Ready Starr is a west coast artist who helped pioneer hip-hop in the the Northwest. Beginning as an early B-Boy in Los Angeles in the early 80's, he relocated to Idaho and helped pioneer a hip-hop movement during the early 1990's. By 1993, he was best known for for his part in the duo, Soul Lingo, which performed live throughout Idaho, as well as being a radio and television personality through southern Idaho. After suffering serious injuries in an auto accident in 1995, Ready overcame paralysis and moved to Dallas, TX where he spent 3 years re-building both physically and mentally. It was here that he became part of the Dallas hip-hop movement, performing and promoting for the "Brick Layers". In 1999, he moved back to Boise Idaho, where he help found the group, Mad Ro (originally Mad Riddla). The group would go on to gain radio support nationwide and put a national spotlight on the city of Boise. After failed negotioations with numberous major labels, they eventually signed with a Seattle based indie label, Noc on Wood Records and realeased their Sophomore album, 'Out the Woodwerk'. They performed with many internationally known artists such as LL Cool J, Ja Rule, Wu Tang Clan, Ashante, Sir Mix alot, Digital Underground and many more. In 2003, Ready went independent, leaving the label and group to move back to Los Angeles. In 2005, He released his debut solo album, "Sugar Sandwiches" which featured the single, 'Paradise' which was produced and co-written by Young MC. The single is promoted through radio by Lawman Entertainment and has been aired throughout the US, UK and Germany. He is currently working on his Sophomore album, "Pie in the Sky" scheduled to release in Feburary of 2015.