Cisco Adler

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Cisco Adler
Birth nameCisco Sam Adler
Born (1978-09-06) September 6, 1978 (age 41)
Los Angeles, California, United States
GenresFunk rock, alternative hip hop, reggae rock
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2000–present
LabelsAtlantic Records (2002–2004)
Contango Records (2005–2007)
Suretone Records, Geffen Records (2007–present)
Bananabeat Records (2010–present)
Associated actsWhitestarr,[citation needed] Shwayze, Tayyib Ali,[citation needed] B Money[citation needed]
WebsiteAdler's Official MySpace

Cisco Sam Adler (born September 6, 1978) is an American musician and Grammy-nominated record producer.

Personal life[edit]

Adler is the son of music producer and film director Lou Adler[1] and Phyllis Somer.[2] He has an older half-brother, Nicholai Adler, from his father's relationship with actress Britt Ekland.[citation needed] His father is the brother-in-law of actress Daryl Hannah through his marriage to her sister Page.[citation needed]

Cisco is married to fashion model Barbara Stoyanoff; they have one child[citation needed] and a dog named Stosh.[3]


Adler has collaborated extensively with hip-hop artist Shwayze. Their first single, "Buzzin'," reached number 46 on the Billboard Hot 100, and the follow-up "Corona and Lime" peaked at number 23.[4] They starred in the MTV reality series Buzzin',[5] have appeared on MTV Cribs,[6] and toured with Warped Tour 2008.[7] They worked with DJ Skeet Skeet on a Nike-sponsored workout program entitled Beach Blast by Shwayze.[8][9]

Other artists with whom Adler has worked include Mod Sun,[citation needed] Tayyib Ali,[citation needed] Mike Posner,[citation needed] Cody Simpson,[10] and The Internet.[citation needed]

Solo projects include the mixtapes Pop Shit and Super California Lipstick Sexy Magic Dope Shit.[citation needed]

Adler produced the soundtrack for the 2016 musical comedy television film The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again.[citation needed] He produced and appeared in the film Sweetie Pie.[citation needed]

Legal issues[edit]

Adler was arrested in 2008 for assaulting an employee of the Fargo, North Dakota, club where he and Shwayze were performing but was released shortly after being taken into custody.[11]


Albums with Whitestarr[edit]

  • Luv Machine (2006)
  • Fillith Tillith (2007)

Albums with Shwayze[edit]

Year Information Chart positions[12] Certifications
U.S. U.S. R&B U.S. Rap CAN
2008 Shwayze
  • First studio album
  • Released: August 19, 2008
2009 Let It Beat
  • Second studio album
  • Released: November 3, 2009
2011 Island in the Sun[13]
  • Third studio album
  • Released: September 13, 2011

Solo albums[edit]

  • Aloha (2012)
  • Coastin' (2014)


Year Title Chart Positions Album
U.S. 100 Hot Digital U.S. Pop Top 40 Mainstream
2008 "Buzzin'" 46 18 47 35 Shwayze
"Corona and Lime" 23 6 32
2009 "Get U Home" Let It Beat


  • Alice in La La Land (2009)
  • The W's (2011)
  • Aloha (2012)
  • One Way (2013)
  • Mahalo (2013)
  • Don't Kill My Buzz... (2017)


  • Rich Girls (2008)
  • Super California Lipstick Sexy Magic Dope Shit (2010)
Music videos
Year Title Director(s)
2006 "Sunshine Girl"
2007 "Dirty Words" Bart Hendrikx
2008 "Hollywood" Shaw
"Buzzin'" Robert Hales, Alison Foster
"Corona and Lime" Shane Drake, Brandon Bonfiglio
2009 "Rock n' Roll" Nicholaus Goossen
"Get U Home" Stewart Hendler

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Andre Legacy – Bender (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Andre Legacy – DJ Dying (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Beardo – Back to the Valley (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Mr. Lil' One/Lil' Uno – Love Like Magic (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Mickey Avalon – What Do You Say (feat. Cisco Adler, Dirt Nasty & Andre Legacy)
  • The Pricks – Brown Eyes (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Stallionaires – Summer Love Child (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Wiz Khalifa – Hey Girl (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Jesse Scott – Hands Up (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Big B – My Baby Says (feat. Cisco Adler)*
  • MOD SUN – Jam On! (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Kidd Russell – Are We having fun yet (feat. Cisco Adler)
  • Kidd Russell – Wake Up (feat. Cisco Adler)

Production discography[edit]

Studio albums

Cody Simpson - Free

Selected songs

  • Chris Young the Rapper – 619
    • Get Romantic
    • Stadium Rap
  • Chris Young the Rapper – The Value Pack
    • Get It RIght
  • Mickey AvalonMickey Avalon
    • Jane Fonda
    • Mr. Right
  • Mickey Avalon – Electric Gigolo
    • What Do You Say
    • Stroke Me
  • Mike Posner31 Minutes to Takeoff
    • Do U Wanna?
    • Gone in September
  • Wiz Khalifa
    • Hey Girl
  • Dirt Nasty – Nasty As I Wanna Be
    • Big in Japan
    • So L.A.
    • Lookin' for a Nasty Girl
  • Big B – Good Times & Bad Advice
    • My Baby Says



  1. ^ Goran, Alison, Whitestarr, Spin, retrieved October 6, 2007 Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ The Cisco Kid, People, May 22, 2006, retrieved December 25, 2008 Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ [1] Archived April 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Masley, Ed (December 7, 2008), Shwayze reps their 'hood', The Arizona Republic, retrieved December 29, 2008 Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ Beck, Marilyn (July 7, 2008), Cisco Adler Moves on For Good From Whitestarr, The National Ledger, archived from the original on December 4, 2008, retrieved July 26, 2008 Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help); Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ MTV Cribs (Season 16) Ep. 2 T-Pain, Colbie Caillat, Cisco Adler and Shwayze, MTV, July 26, 2008, retrieved December 29, 2008
  7. ^ Faraone, Chris (July 22, 2008), Hip-hop's become part of the mix – and draw – on Warped Tour, Boston Herald, archived from the original on December 2, 2008, retrieved July 26, 2008 Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help); Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  8. ^ Roberts, Randall (December 3, 2008), Questionable Idea #341: Shwayze and Cisco Adler Team Up for Cheesy Workout Recording, Get Paid, LA Weekly, archived from the original on December 5, 2008, retrieved December 28, 2008 Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help); Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ Nike + Shwayze = Beach Body By Shwayze, Nike, November 26, 2008, retrieved December 28, 2008
  10. ^ Swerdloff, Alexis (March 14, 2008), L.A. Culture Vultures: Cisco Adler, Paper, retrieved August 30, 2009 Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  11. ^ Heldman, Breanne L. (December 18, 2008), Serial Starlet Dater Cisco Adler Busted for Bar Brawl, E!, retrieved December 28, 2008
  12. ^ Cohen, Jonathan (August 27, 2008). "Jonas Brothers Begin Second Week at No. 1". Billboard. Retrieved August 28, 2008.
  13. ^ "iTunes - Music - Island In the Sun (Bonus Version) by Shwayze & Cisco". September 13, 2011. Retrieved July 25, 2015.

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