Stone Paxton former singer for Rick James’s ‘Stone City Band’ He is a talented producer, singer & songwriter in that you can hear in his new album sampler ‘In The Key Of Love’ which is now released.
The new album brings Stone into 2018 with a belting R&B, Soul, Funk & neo-soul that will get you rocking in your chair, or smooching in your underwear. Stone has had many chart hits including ‘BabyGirl’ # 29 U.K. Soul Chart Dec 2017 “O’ Baby” (#3 Independent chart Show 2018), “Paradise” (top 20 Independent Chart Show 2012).
Stone produced and co-wrote a Billboard Top 100 Hit in the U.S. & Top 20 in the U.K. called “Steppin’ ” by Prince protege and New Power Generation’s Marva King featuring Christopher Williams, Stone also a former Member of TroopReloaded formed by “Allen Mcniel Of Troop ” Stone Paxton Produced The Hit Lead single “It Don’t Make sense” off The TVone Network Worldwide Unsung Troop Episode.
Stone is one of the most influential artists in the Indie grassroots soul scene…a winner of numerous awards that range from his artistry to his writing & producing skills such as the 2017 Academia Awards Best R&B Song, 2003 LA Music Awards-“Neo-Soul Artist of the Year”, 2005 LVMA-“Recording Artist of the Year”, 2007 Hollywood Fame Awards-“R&B/Soul Album of the Year,” 2009’s “B.M.A. Neo-Soul Performer of the Year ” 2012’s Las Vegas’ Black Music Awards-“Lifetime Achievement Award” and 2013’s “Best Urban Soul Honoree”. He was dubbed “the Prince of Soul” in London by RMC T.V.
Stone has been in the music industry since the age of 16, had his first record deal at 17, was a member, lead vocalist, and writer for the R&B group in the 80’s T.R.E. T.R.E. were managed by “Dick Scott Entertainment” company that also at the same time managed The New kids on the Block, Marky Mark, Doug.E.Fresh, Brenda K Starr, Tiffany, Rick West, Snap and many others. Stone has worked in the studio with the likes of E-40, Kurupt, Badazz, 702, Rome, Silk.E.Fyne & D-Shot to name a few. In 1997 he signed a staff writer/production deal with the platinum Grammy award-winning production company Grand Jury Entertainment/Warner Bros. This deal allowed him to work closely with the music industry’s elite & produce remixes on Britney Spears, Brandy, Cee- Lo, Jordan Knight, Teddy Riley of BlackStreet, Janet Jackson, Ginger Spice, Bryan Adams, Mia & Debora Cox.
Stone has also worked in the studio on projects with artists and producers that have paved the way for the artists of today such as Grammy award-winning producer Jerry Marcellino who produced the song “Ben” for Michael Jackson on his 1973 million selling album “Ben”.
Stone is loved respected amongst his peers in the industry, Stone is also consistently being requested to produce, write, remix or mix new upcoming projects for many.
As Rick James would have once said ‘Fire It Up’ Stone..