Russ Castella


Russ Castella

Infobox Musical artist
Name = Russ Castella


Background = non_performing_personnel
Birth_name = Russ Castella
Born = birth date and age|1983|11|15
Origin = Baku, Azerbaijan
Instrument = Keyboard, Sampler drums, percussion
Genre = Hip hop, R&B , Pop
Occupation = Producer, Remixer
Years_active = 2004–present
Label = Bliss Entertainment
Associated_acts = O'so Krispie
URL = myspace|russcastella|Russ Castella

Russ Castella (born November 15 1983) is an American record producer. He has found success in many genres of music, particularly dance, pop, and R&B. He has his own record label, Bliss Entertainment.

He has produced and remixed for a variety of artists including O'so Krispie, Rihanna, Keri Hilson, Rockell, Danielle Bollinger, Mike Rizzo, Allie, Elissa (Canadian singer), Karen Vazquez, Tiffany Trezzo and many more. Russ has also scored a full length soundtrack for the movie titled Swamp Zombies [cite web|url=http://www.vh1.com/artists/az/castella_russ/artist.jhtml|title=VH1 Artist Info] in 2006 [cite web|url=http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2500533/|title=IMDB] which starred porn star Jasmin St. Claire. [web cite|url=http://www.netflix.com/RoleDisplay/Jasmin_St._Claire/30046601|title=Netflix - Jasmin St. Clair Filmography]

Early life

Russ was born in 1983 in Baku, Azerbaijan. He moved to United States in 1995, and dropped out of Temple University on the last semester to pursue a career in music.

Notable Credits

Russ Castella's most notable credits appear on Elissa (Canadian Singer) [cite web|url=http://www.nobiztalk.com/elissainterview.htm|title=No Biz Talk Magazie Elissa Intertview] "Truth" which reached Top 20 Billboard Dance charts in 2006, Rihanna "S.O.S.", and Jennifer Lopez "Control Myself" remixes. [cite web|url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Russ+Castella|title=Discogs]

Current Projects

Russ is currently in the studio with the UPN reality TV star O'so Krispie [cite news|url= http://www.blacknews.com/news/o_so_krispie101.shtml|title=O'So Krispie is Back! The Winner of the Hit UPN Television Program "R U The Girl" with T-Boz and Chili of TLC, is Ready to Take Over Popular Music|publisher=BlackNews.com|location=Los Angeles, CA|accessdate=2008-09-05] for whom he is producing a full album titled, "The Pink Album" [cite news|url=http://www.lawattstimes.com/articles/2008/08/27/arts_and_culture/arts_and_culture1.txt|title=Arts & Culture SHORTTAKES: Alisha Marie Ard, Corky Hale and Nedra Wheeler|publisher=L.A. Watts Times|location=Los Angeles, CA|date=2008-08-27|accessdate=2008-09-05]

Production and Remix Credits

O'so Krispie (Bliss Entertainment)
*"Slumber Party" (featuring King Official)

Rihanna (Def Jam Recordings)
*"S.O.S."

Jennifer Lopez (Def Jam Recordings)
*"Control Myself" Jason Nevins Remix

Keri Hilson
*"Energy (Keri Hilson song)"

Danielle Bollinger
*"You'll Always Have Me"

Rockell
*"L.O.V.E."

Elissa
*"Truth"

Allie (KOCH Records)
*"You're All"

Tiffany Trezzo
*"Dirty Girl"

Karen Vazquez [cite web|url=http://top40-charts.com/news.php?nid=10926&string=Music|title=Top 40 Charts News]
*"Angel Eyes" [cite web|url=http://dancemusic.about.com/od/reviews/fr/RussCastellaAng.htm|title=About.com - Russ Castella featuring Karen Vazquez - Angle Eyes Review]

References

External links

*myspace|russcastella|Russ Castella
*imdb name|id=2500533|name=Russ Castella


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