Where there’s a will, there’s a way! That’s the way Will Ready lives his life. No excuses, no regrets and no looking back! Will’s approach to success has everything to do with perfection, his love of music, writing and a strong Will to ensure he arrives at his destination Ready for any obstacles he may need to face.
Will’s story reflects his love of basketball, his admiration of pioneers in the music business and a small twist of fate that sidelined him from basketball and placed him on the path of melodies and music. At 6’4″ and 200 pounds, Will’s presence is hard to miss. It seemed natural that basketball would be part of his life and it was until a fatal knee injury took him away from college basketball and into the arena of show stopping entertainment. Will’s full service music business, known as (RMG) Ready Music Group, is built for success.Will views the injury as a blessing in disguise, one which he capitalized on through his music and keen business savvy.
Will is the total package Smooth R&B, Soul, Jazz entertainer. His quests has landed him on the international radar with welcoming fans in Europe, Japan and the Caribbean. Will has opened shows for music legends such as Chaka Khan, The Temptations, The Whispers, Al Jarreau, Zapp, Midnight Star, Slave, and Howard Hewitt amongst others. Recording and performing professional for over 20 years, Will has released 5 CDs with the label Ready Music Group and his latest hit “One Night Stand” is receiving air play domestic, internationally and won best R&B song at GHP Virtual Music Awards.
Will attributes his silky seductive style to his love of R&B, Soul, Jazz artists such as Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly, Maxwell, Kem, Luther Vandross, Keith Sweat, John Legend, and Will Downing. Ready or not, Will has the soulful sound of a balladeer whose focus is to please and tease. Not only is Will Ready a talented artist, he’s also a professional actor with film credits! Will Ready is excited about his upcoming role as Detective Omar Patton in the new J. Mark Eiden/45th Parallel Production Film, “Fork”!
A jack of all trades, and master of each, Will Ready writes, sings, and produces. This seasoned artist is a classic soul singer in every sense: his smooth voice is laced with a sprinkling of grit that melts into whispers. You can also hear his strong gospel, soul and jazz influences shine through. The world needs to get ready to experience Will Ready.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?
WILL READY: I am from Atlanta, Georgia.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
WILL READY: My background in music is singer/songwriter/producer, and live entertainment
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
WILL READY: The reason I record and release music is because of my love of the music industry. It’s a way of expressing how and what I feel about things I’ve been through and things that matter to me. It allows me to make a living doing what I love.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
WILL READY: My songs are about real life experiences, mines as well as others.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?
WILL READY: My fan base is for people 25-60 years old.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
WILL READY: My musical influences are Keith Sweat, Charlie Wilson, R. Kelly, Maze and Luther Vandross.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
WILL READY: I would describe my music as smooth R&B, Soul with a focus to please and tease.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?
WILL READY: What make my music different is the originality, who it’s catered to, and my drive to succeed.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects that you are currently working on?
WILL READY: I will be releasing a single in November, a video in December and an EP in February.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
WILL READY: My career goals are to be able to make a very comfortable living from my music, and signing acts to my label, (RMG) Ready Music Group
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
WILL READY: My fans can contact me and listen to my music at my web, www.willready.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 678-390-0837