Award Winning Producer, Singer, Songwriter, Author
Steven Russell, also known as "RANDOM" from the early 90's R&B group Troop, has re-emerged as one of the most sought-after songwriter/producers in the industry today. He was one of the main writers for one the hottest R&B production teams in the industry, The Underdogs. He's written and produced on albums which have accumulated sells of more than 35 million sales and several top ten hits. He's written songs for the likes of Mario, B2K, Chris Brown, Ruben Studdard, Tyrese, Omarion, Frankie J, Marques Houston, 702, 3LW, Glenn Lewis, Luke & Q, B5, Troop, LSG, Avant, Monica, KeKe Wyatt, Donnel Jones, Charlie Wilson and ATL just to name a few.
In 1990, as the lead singer of the R&B group Troop, Steven melted hearts singing the ballad "All I Do Is Think Of You" which hit Number One on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. The group released several albums, including its 1988 self-titled debut Troop, 1990's Attitude the group's first multi-platinum seller which featured the hits, "Spread My Wings" and "All I Do Is Think Of You", 1992's Deepa CD which featured the Group's last no.1 record "Sweet November" written and produced by BABYFACE, 1994's Lil' Sumpin' Sumpin' and 1998's Mayday was to follow. Steven wrote and co-produced B2K's "Gots Ta Be" that peaked at Number 13 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. That's the joint that put me back on the radar." say's Steven.
Though Russell penned songs on Troop projects, he said he loves giving his sound to new artist and writing for other acts. His style of song writing, the "Ghetto Ballads", have influenced the way people write songs for the past ten years.
"I'm just sticking to what God blessed me with. I got a lot more songs coming out. I wanna give the world everything I've got before it's over for me."
He's currently heard singing several songs in this year's blockbuster hit "DREAMGIRLS" as well as his first cameo since "NEW JACK CITY". In 2010 Steven Russell will release his first solo project called "SO RANDOM." This album is a reinvention of a young legend" still in our mist! If you remember how he made you feel singing love hits like, Sweet november, All I Do Is Think Of You, then you'll be blown away by his 2010 release.
He has three smashes on Chris Brown's latest He has three smashes on Chris Brown's latest platinum cd, including , "TAKE YOU DOWN", "HELP ME" AND "GET AT CHA".... He wrote and produced the Aretha franklin & Fantazia single . "Put you up on game" and also co-wrote the Jordin Sparks single "NO AIR!"
"I want people to remember me for years and years to come. God is the reason."