Steve Stoute born is an American businessman and author. Stoute is the founder and CEO of the Translation, a marketing agency, and the author of The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy..The latest Tweets from Steve Stoute @SteveStoute . Super Focused. NYC..Steve Stoute is an advertising and music industry entrepreneur. Stoute serves as Founder and Chief Executive Office of UnitedMasters and Translation. Prior to founding Translation in 2004, Stoute was a music industry executive at Sony Music and Interscope Geffen A M..