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Seven Aurelius
Birth name Marcus Vest
Also known as Seven
Born (1971-07-07) July 7, 1971 (age 44)
Origin Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Genres R&B, hip hop, funk, soul, electronic, pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer
Years active 2001–present
Labels The Aurelius Group / Def Jam Interscope Atlantic Universal

Seven Aurelius born Marcus Vest ( July 7, 1977), is an American singer, songwriter, and producer most noted for his work with artists such as JLO and Ashanti.

7 Aurelius was formerly associated with The Inc. He produced, played instruments on many of The Inc.'s biggest hit releases. He has also done background vocals for many of the artists he has produced and written songs for. His most famous productions are "Officially Missing You" by (Tamia) I'm Real (Remix)" by Jennifer Lopez, "Always on Time" by Ja Rule, and "Foolish" by Ashanti. He has been featured as a vocalist with LL Cool J and Ashanti. 7 has received a Grammy for producing Ashanti's hit debut album and an ASCAP award for Pop songwriter of the year in 2002. 7 Aurelius has Produced hits for Lionel richie, Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys & Eve, 2Pac, Mary j Blige, Scott Stapp from rock group Creed,Ashanti, Ja Rule to name a few.

7 Aurelius Produced his debut Album to be released in Europe in early 2015, Which will also include his hit duet with pop artist Vanessa Carlton titled 'M.A.K.E.L.O.V.E.T.O.M.E'


Selected production and songwriting credits[edit]


  • Pain Is Love by Ja Rule (All instruments by 7)



  • "Lost Little Girl" by Ja Rule
  • "X" by Ja Rule featuring Missy Elliott & Tweet
  • "Down Ass Bitch" by Ja Rule featuring Charlie Baltimore
  • "Always on Time" by Ja Rule featuring Ashanti
  • "Pain Is Love" by Ja Rule
  • "Never Again" by Ja Rule
  • "Worldwide Gangsta" by Ja Rule
  • "Smokin and Ridin" by Ja Rule
  • "I'm Real (Murder Remix)" by Jennifer Lopez & Ja Rule
  • "Dial M for Murder" by Ja Rule
  • "The Inc." by Ja Rule
  • "Ain't It Funny (Murder Remix)" by Jennifer Lopez
  • "When A Man Does Wrong" by Ashanti
  • "Justify My Love" by Vita featuring Ashanti
  • "AM To PM (Irv Gotti' Gutta Remix)" by Christina Milian
  • "The Pledge" by Irv Gotti featuring Caddillac Tah & Ashanti
  • "No One Does It Better" by Irv Gotti featuring Charlie Baltimore & Ashanti
  • "Good Life (Remix)" by Faith Evans featuring Ja Rule, Caddillac Tah & Vita


  • "Intro" by Ashanti
  • "Foolish" by Ashanti
  • "Leaving (Always On Time Part II)" by Ashanti featuring Ja Rule
  • "Call" by Ashanti
  • "Rescue" by Ashanti
  • "Reach for the Sky" (unreleased) by Mariah Carey
  • "Baby" by Ashanti
  • "VooDoo" by Ashanti
  • "Movies" by Ashanti
  • "Unfoolish" by Ashanti featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
  • "Dreams" by Ashanti
  • "Rainy Dayz" by Mary J. Blige featuring Ja Rule
  • "Gangsta Lovin'" by Eve featuring Alicia Keys
  • "Down 4 U" by Irv Gotti featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti, Vita & Charli Baltimore
  • "Irresistible Chick" by Eve
  • "Subtle Invitation" by Mariah Carey
  • "The Rain" by Irv Gotti featuring Ja Rule, Jody Mack & O-1
  • "Thugz Mansion (7 Remix)" by 2Pac


  • "I Need A Man" by Foxy Brown featuring Celeste Scalone
  • "Murder Reigns" by Ja Rule
  • "The Pledge (Remix)" by Ja Rule featuring Nas & Ashanti
  • "Intro/Meledy" by Ashanti
  • "Sweet Baby" by Ashanti
  • "There Goes My Heart" by Mariah Carey
  • "I Wanna Kiss You" by Nicole Wray


  • "Hush" by LL Cool J featuring 7 Aurelius
  • "Concrete Rose Intro" by Ashanti
  • "A Message to the Fans (Skit)" by Ashanti
  • "Only U" by Ashanti
  • "Focus" by Ashanti
  • "Love Again" by Ashanti
  • "U" by Ashanti
  • "Every Lil' Thing" by Ashanti
  • "Don't Leave Me Alone" by Ashanti featuring 7 Aurelius




  • "Dr. Love" by Donnie Klang
  • "Just a Rolling Stone" by Donnie Klang
  • "Spank Me"
  • "My House - Cassie"
  • "Lay It Down"
  • "Just Like Magic"
  • "Tonight" by Cassie
  • "Things You Make Me Do" by Ashanti featuring Robin Thicke
  • "The Declaration" by Ashanti
  • "Ride In My Space Ship" by James Andrew
  • "She Can't Love You" by Danity Kane
  • "Love in stereo" Donnie Klang


  • "Strobe Lights" by Diddy-Dirty Money featuring Lil' Wayne


  • "Strange dayz" by Ja Rule feat. 7 aurelius


  • "Pain Is Love 2" by Ja Rule (All instruments by 7)

Co production and additional programming by Roc the producer for 700 degrees