Warryn Stafford Campbell II (born August 21, 1975) is an American record producer and multi-instrumentalist. He specializes ingospel music and R&B. Campbell originally got his start as a session musician and producer under the tutelage of DJ Quikon his third album Safe + Sound.
His work includes production and songwriting credits for Mary Mary, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Xzibit, Yolanda Adams, Dayna Caddell,Mos Def, Missy Elliott, Kierra Sheard, Brandy, Dave Hollister, Men of Standard, Mario, Kelly Price, Shanice, Dru Hill, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Musiq Soulchild and more. He is also a member of the modern quartet-styled traditional gospel group The Soul Seekers signed to GospoCentric Records. As a record executive, he served as vice president of A&R for Elektra Records briefly. Warryn recently helped produce Australian R&B Singer Jade MacRae’s second album Get Me Home, which was released February 2008 in Australia. He recently collaborated with R&B/Pop singer Amerie on a Rock & Roll track titled ‘Higher’ for her 4th album In Love & War.
On May 26, 2001, he married Erica Atkins of the gospel/R&B duo Mary Mary. He is the founder and producer of (“Mary Mary”) which consist of Erica Atkins-Campbell andTrecina (Tina) Atkins-Campbell. They have a daughter, Krista Nicole Campbell (born September 13, 2004). On October 20, 2009, Erica announced via Twitter, the birth of her nephew, TJ as well as her second pregnancy. On April 24, 2010, the couple’s second child, Warryn Campbell III was born. On July 19, 2011, Erica announced on Good Morning America that she was pregnant with their third child. She gave birth early to a girl, Zaya Monique, on January 24, 2012.
Campbell was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2008 and had an emergency operation to remove one kidney.