Ralph di Stasio, better known by his stage name Avery Storm, is an American singer. Di Stasio was born to a working-class Italian-American family in New Jersey. He moved to New York City after he graduated from high school. He signed to Timbaland's record label Beat Club in 2001 as Avery Storm after joining an independent production company. In 2005, he was signed to the record label Derrty Entertainment, owned by rapper Nelly. 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.