Sweet, Soulful, Songstress Lacee has captivated audiences far & wide with her powerfully melodic vocal abilities. With a prowess for performance matching the likes of a well versed veteran; Lacee’s talents are matched only by her magnanimous voice.
Born Lacy Yvonne Reed, in Memphis, Tennessee, the American Soul, R&B artist is the only child born to Reverend Joe Reed and Joann Reed. First introduced to what would soon become her life’s passion; Lacee like many successful artists before her, began her journey towards superstardom in the church. Raised in the Deep South, and singing with her mother in church, Lacee is the epitome of a true Southern Belle, with all her charms. Her voice resonates with a classic elegance infused with a flair for today’s R&B chic; paired with Lacee’s boisterous & lively persona and you have a formula fit for food to the soul. Her influences in music come not only from home, but also from the likes of Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight & Aretha Franklin.
After signing with Advantage/Soulful Sound IMG Recordings, Lacee released her first studio album, “Songstress” in May 2006 which was met with enthusiastic reviews. Despite, her tumultuous performance schedule, Lacee was eager to get back into the studio and immediately began working on her follow up album, “Lacee’s Groove” released July 2009. Jumping from one project to the next, Lacee always finds time to pay tribute to those who have inspired her musically and covered Aretha’s “Dr. Feel Good” in homage to the Queen of Soul all whilst placing a new spin on a classic hit.
Having begun her musical journey in the church, Lacee’s talent has remained true to its roots as she was blessed with the opportunity to share the stage with gospel legend Shirley Caesar and Singer-songwriter Smokie Norful. Her powerful voice carrying her across the nation, she has also performed alongside notable legends such as Bobby Womack, Glenn Jones, Howard Hewitt & Lenny Williams. More recently, Lacee was given the opportunity to share the stage with Tyrese, Lebrado and R&B Prince of Soul Calvin Richardson.
Currently working on completing her latest project “Beautiful”, Lacee is prepping for the official release its first single “Call Me”. With the highly anticipated project on the cusp of its release date, Lacee is set to tour throughout the Southeast beginning early 2015 until the summer. With her commanding voice that has the impeccable ability to appeal to a multi-genre audience, she is a versatile artist with an equally diverse fan base. Lacee is a soulful songstress… with the heart and depth to captivate the soul of the listener.
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