Avery Storm

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Avery Storm
Avery Storm Photo 1.jpg
Source = Avery Storm photoshoot/Author = Frank.hendler
Background information
Birth name Ralph Di Stasio
Born (1981-12-05) December 5, 1981 (age 35)
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Contemporary R&B
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2001–present
Labels Beat Club, Derrty
Associated acts Nelly, Rick Ross
Website www.myspace.com/averystorm

Ralph Di Stasio, better known by his stage name Avery Storm, is an American singer.

Di Stasio grew up in a working-class Italian-American family in New Jersey. After high school, he moved to New York City and signed to Timbaland's record label Beat Club in 2001 as "Avery Storm" after joining an independent production company.[1]

In 2005, Di Stasio was signed to the record label Derrty Entertainment, owned by rapper Nelly.[2] Storm previously performed on Nelly's album Suit in 2004. Storm appeared on the charting hip hop singles "Nasty Girl", a posthumous single of The Notorious B.I.G. that included Nelly, P. Diddy, and Jagged Edge, and "Here I Am" by Rick Ross, another single that featured Nelly. Shotgun Love is the title of Storm's upcoming debut album, for which Storm has recorded 300 tracks.,[3] while Audiobiography is the title of Avery's EP produced by the Italian team The Ceasars in 2014.[4]



  • TBA: Shotgun Love


  • 2006: Volume Whatever
  • 2009: Category 5
  • 2010: Diary of The TakeOff (In collaboration with The HeatMakerz)



  • 2007: "Stop Time"
  • 2008: "Terrified" (featuring Jadakiss)
  • 2008: "My Life" (featuring City Spud)
  • 2009: "Not Like My Girl" (featuring Rick Ross)
  • 2010: "Supermodel" (featuring Nelly)[5]

Featured singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
2005 "Nasty Girl" (The Notorious B.I.G. featuring P. Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge and Avery Storm) 43 20 9 1 Duets: The Final Chapter
2008 "Here I Am" (Rick Ross featuring Nelly and Avery Storm) 41 9 5 Trilla

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Title Artist(s) Album
2003 "I Better Go" Murphy Lee Murphy's Law
2004 "In My Life" Nelly, Mase Suit
2005 "Time" St. Lunatics Coach Carter (soundtrack)
"Tired" Nelly Sweatsuit
2006 "Badder Than a Mutha" Daz Dillinger So So Gangsta
2007 "All Night (Excuse Me)" Ali & Gipp, Nelly, Juvenile Kinfolk
2008 "Who Fucks Wit Me" Nelly Brass Knuckles
2009 "I Tried" Jadakiss The Last Kiss
"Crazy World" DJ Green Lantern, Uncle Murda
"Rich Off Cocaine" Rick Ross Deeper Than Rap
"Refuse To Lose" DJ Green Lantern, dead prez, Chuck D Pulse of the People (Turn Off the Radio Vol. 3)
"Triumph" Pitbull Rebelution
"Want You To Myself" Murphy Lee You See Me
2010 "The General" Capone-N-Noreaga The War Report 2: Report the War
"The Corner" I-20 The Sleeping Giant
"I’ll Be Good" J.Y., Joel Ortiz The Hiring Process
"The Power" Wale More About Nothing
"Fairytale" Cam'ron, Vado
"If I Gave U 1" Nelly 5.0
2011 "How I Fly" Styles P Master of Ceremonies
2013 "Whole Wide World" Waka Flocka Flame DuFlocka Rant: Halftime Show


  1. ^ "About". I Am Avery Storm. Archived from the original on 6 May 2010. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ Reid, Shaheem (December 5, 2005). "Em, Dre, Game Hit The Streets; Jeezy Fires Back At The Media". Mixtape Monday. MTV News. Archived from the original on April 2, 2010. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ McMenamin, Jessica (July 24, 2009). "Avery Storm: Nelly & Pharrell Approved". BlackBook. Retrieved May 21, 2010. 
  4. ^ http://thesource.com/2014/02/26/avery-storm-realizes-its-easier-to-breakup-on-his-first-single-off-his-autobiography-ep/
  5. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7hqcMBO2jc