Born and raised in Owosso, Michigan and now living in Kansas City, Jon Harris aka Saltine aka The Mad Rapper was one of the first "white boy" rappers to enter the music scene dating back to the late 80's on WVIC radio in Lansing, Michigan.
Saltine has worked professionally with some of the biggest names in music such as Rick Derringer,Chuck Webb (Ramsey Lewis), Randy Walker (Janet Jackson/Babyface),Scott Kinsey (Tribal Tech) Naughty By Nature, Run Dmc, Wrecks-N-Effect, Technotronic, Information Society, Corey Hart, Question Mark & The Mysterians and many more.
Saltine's music and image has appeared on major network television inluding the Fox Television sitcom "The Loop" starring Mimi Rogers and Columbia Tri-Star Pictures "Sheena/Queen Of The Jungle" starring Gina Lee Nolin.
Saltine has received radio airplay around the globe and has appeared in countless magazines and newspapers including Billboard Magazine, Rap Masters, Word Up,2Hype, Detroit Free Press, Lansing State Journal,Kalamazoo Gazette, Arizona Republic and many more.
Saltine has international releases on Pandisc Records, DM Records and Virgin Records.