Lafayette Reed is a singer songwriter, actor and producer. Lafayette roots date back to the age of four, when he began singing in church. By age ten, Lafayette was known as “the little man with the big voice”. At age nineteen, Lafayette was touring with R&B bands, ETC and Royal Court. Prolific in playing keyboards, guitar, drums, percussion and organ, this self-taught musician studied music Theory and Business Administration at Iowa Western College.
He has written songs for many artists such as Bobby Brown, Ollie Woodson(The Temptations), and Old Skool.
Lafayette has toured forty-seven states and five countries around the world. Lafayette’s velvety-smooth vocal prowess has earned him Accolades such as the Key to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, presented by a former president of the United States, George H.W. Bush. The first album “I’m Ready” has made a new beginning for Lafayette and his many
talents. Lafayette has been residing in Atlanta, Georgia for years and he went to city of Omaha to record and produced “Tracing My Roots” and “Born To Sing”. Lafayette is now living in Hollywood, California. The album “2020A.D.” was his first album since Lafayette moved down to Hollywood.
Lafayette released a single “Wishing On A Star” which is high tempo version of his original song “Wish On A Star” off of “2020 A.D.”. In 2015, Lafayette released another single “Fly Away” off of “2020A.D.” which talks about people’s death which everybody and himself as well experienced the most difficult times in life. 2018 Summer, Lafayette released a Brand new single called “Strong Hold” that’s captivating audience all around the world.
Lafayette also shines his talent in acting skills. Lafayette has toured with Gospel production plays “Sugar Daddy” with Ralph Tresvant from New Edition, Ollie Woodson from The Temptations, Bern Nadette Stanis from “Good Times”, Carl Anthony Payne II from TV show “Martin”, produced by Michael Mathew, and
“Why Do Good Girls Date Bad Guys” produced by Lizzie Berry Lafayette also shines his talent on acting, and appears on commercials, films and TV shows. Lafayette’s Journey will never stop.