Featured Artist "Chase Rice"
Chase Rice is a country music singer and songwriter. He has released two albums, Country as Me and Dirt Road Communion, and co-wrote the number one single performed by Florida Georgia Line, "Cruise". He released his second 6 song EP, titled "Ready Set Roll", featuring the single "Ready Set Roll" on Oct 15, 2013. He was a contestant on Survivor: Nicaragua, where he placed second. Early life and education, and early career: Born in Florida, Chase Rice was raised on a farm in Asheville, North Carolina. He attended AC Reynolds High School. Rice attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a linebacker on the football team. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rice was selected to join the Hendrick Motorsports pit crew as the rear tire carrier for Ryan Newman's Nationwide series car. He also worked on Jimmie Johnson's Cup car and won two championships with the Lowe's team. Survivor: Nicaragua: Chase Rice was selected as a castmember of Survivor: Nicaragua.
In October 15, 2013, Rice released Ready Set Roll, a 6 song EP including the title track. Ready Set Roll peaked #1 on the iTunes Country album chart. The physical version of the album was released November 26, 2013 and included the bonus song "Jack Daniel's and Jesus.