From the community to the stage, J. Reed is always on a mission to make a difference. His lyrics are a perfect blend of grit, love and inspiration. The Granny’s boy has pushed the hip hop envelope by refraining from cursing in his music and spending most of his time serving the community through different initiatives. You can also hear the influence of his recent marriage throughout his latest album. Reed says his biggest attribute is his truths. Reed has remained consistent since his first radio appearance in 2013. Since then, he’s headlined his own show at legendary Detroit venue; The Shelter, won an opportunity to perform during Summer Jamz, and most recently, performed his single “Love Me” on national television for the tv show “The Real”. However, the journey hasn’t been a walk in the park. As a matter of fact, Reed would explain it as more of a run through the jungle. Reed hails from Inkster, MI, better known as “The Crooked I”. Inkster is a small city, with a large crime rate, but Reed has carved a path to success, and Inkster makes up his biggest support group. Reed is an independent artist with the potential to make a global impact. His community engagement, as well as his exceptional content will inevitably allow him to change the world! He’s not just a rapper, he’s “The Community’s Artist”.