Shorty Cool was born on the third of November 1985. He's a rapper, singer & songwriter. Music has always been in his blood. He would always listen to the radio as a little kid and got in touch with R&B & Pop music through his sister. At the tender age of 12 R. Alexander wrote his first song ever. He actually used the instrumental of "How deep is your love" by Dru Hill and added new lyrics to it. Astonishingly he started writing in English even though he was born and raised in Germany. During his teenage years and as a young adult Shorty was especially influenced by artists such as Snoop Dogg, Usher & Chris Brown. In 2006 he had to put his music on hold for a while because he had to graduate from high school. After successfully graduating from high school he was able to focus more on his music again. In 2007 he recorded a demo album consisting of 12 songs. The CD included slow jams like the beautiful duet "I Jus' Wanna Be" with the singer Geekay, mid-tempo songs such as "Ya Boyfriend" and a summer-like uptempo song called "That Girl From Miami". Shorty traveled to Atlanta in August 2007 in order to go labelshopping and making the right connections. In Atlanta he also participated in a V-103 radio contest with one of his songs. Despite traveling all the way to America he did not manage to get a record deal. In the years that followed he was influenced by pop artists such as Lady Gaga & Medina. Shorty Cool, formerly known as R. Alexander released his official debut album "Dance At The Party" on September 12th 2011. There were 12 dance pop songs on the record including the uptempo and incredibly catchy “Losin' Control” as well as the hit song "Take Off All Your Clothes". R. Alexander's sophomore album “Incredible“ hit the stores on February 5th 2013. True stories about love ("Everything To Me") mingle with infectious party jams ("Dance Tonight"). The album's first single is called "Love Ya Body". Shorty Cool released his very first Rap Mixtape on Oct. 25th 2013. It is called "Never Stop Believin" and features Florida rapper Louie Chase.