Starr Nicole is an all around triple threat. Radio Personality, Mixing DJ, and Mixtape Diva. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, She started her DJing career at the age of 16. "Nobody knew that I wanted to be a DJ I kept it a secret. My family thought I would be a singer because my mom and dad were singers. I didn’t want to do that, I wanted to be behind the turn tables mixing records instead of singing them." The niece of Chicago Illinois DJ Chill, Starr Nicole knew DJing was in her blood. "My uncle has worked with everybody from R Kelly to Prince, so I knew it was something I had to do, to make him proud."
After graduating from high school, Starr Nicole attended Broadcasting school majoring in Radio Broadcasting turning down acceptance at Columbia College Chicago, "I knew I didn't want to sit behind a desk reading books for four years, I wanted to go to Broadcasting School."
Holding down a Saturday & Tuesday afternoon slot on the schools radio station 107.3, she practiced her on-air talent, being nicknamed "Chicago's Microphone Misses". While attending school she interned at Chicago's radio station B96 with DJ's Stylz & Roman at B96's Six Flags Summer Studio. Still working hard at her craft she perfected her demo and sent it out to various radio stations.
Radio wasn’t the only thing Starr Nicole wanted to pursue. After class she would go to her mentor's house to practice on his set of turntables. "I finally let it be known that I wanted to be a mixing DJ. A classmate of mine contacted a friend of a friend by the name of DJ Dimepiece. He told her about me, I hit her up and she told me I should put together a mixtape to get my name out to the public." Starr Nicole took Dimepiece's advice and ran with it. She went to work on her very first mixtape.
In late 2007 she traveled out of Chicago out to Atlanta Georgia to further her DJing career. Mixing old and new school helped Starr understand the history of music new and old, hip hop and r&b. Being a fan of old & new school helped her mix songs in her own unique way. "I'm on my girlie grind right now. I'm working with a couple of artist all over the country. I'm trying to be the first known Chicago female spintress."
When asked who she looks up to in the DJ game female wise Starr Nicole notes Sundance, DJ Jazzy Joyce, DJ Dimepiece and DJ K-Sly. "All of the DJs that I look up to are very talented. Seeing how successful they are, makes me want to work even harder to get to where they are in their careers." In 2007 DJ Starr Nicole joined the famous Future Star DJs. 2008 is destined to be Starr Nicole's year. "I want people to go, oh, that’s DJ Starr Nicole huh? She's hot!"