R Reed

Hip-Hop/Rap Artist

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Ray'Mon Reed has always stood in front of the crowd. Always being known to read above his grade level, he became comfortable with entertaining large crowds by being the speaker at school pep rallys and events. He started his crusade into music at the age of 10 when his counselor sugg

I am a lyrical hip-hop artist who specializes in all aspects of rap.. from battle rapping, to story telling to creating love songs and club songs. My range is only limited by the idea that comes from it. I've made political songs, songs raising environmental issue and am comfortable in any setting that involves putting words together.

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Languages

  • English

324 Reviews - 86 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Huitzil
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    OMG, this man is amazing; he caught my idea perfectly and effectively.
    really nice to work with, and really talented.

  2. Review by I AM
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    He took the time to listen to my ideas and brought them to light with his personal touch and lyrical genius. His use of words with rhythm is beyond what was hoped for. Don't wait to work with him, just do it!

  3. Review by Jaymes Winwood
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    R Reed is a unique artist and an A+ professional Songwriter. Great voice and an amazing sense of rhythm!! Extremely flexible, so easy to work with and very very talented! Songwriting was on point, vocal quality & speed was excellent! I will definitely be working with him again for sure. It was a great pleasure to work with you, R! Thank you so much!

  4. Review by Michael
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    Go with R, he is talented!!

  5. Review by Mark D.
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    R Reed is the man!!

  6. Review by Mark D.
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    Excellent, with plenty of overdubs. good energy. one of several songs. Also did this one really quick for us.

  7. Review by Holland N.
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    Excellent, dependable, blazing fast turnaround, and always incredible rap. Best of the best! Highly recommend!

  8. Review by Nicolas Ferteux
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    R did a great job, and very quickly. He's very professional and very talented. I look forward to working with him again.

  9. Review by Casey H.
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    Nice to work with R Reed for the first time, he really communicated well to understand what we are trying to do with the track sonically. 10/10

  10. Review by Michael M.
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    R Reed is out of this world. He just delivers genius lyrics in no time, and his performance and quality of recordings are always professional. You can't go wrong with this guy!

  11. Review by Jeremy A.
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    I always enjoy working with R - Love his voice and his writing. A truly talented professional.

  12. Review by Jonathon Brannon
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    I've had the pleasure of working with R Reed on several songs now, and every time, he delivers top quality, quickly. He's one of the absolute best artists I've created songs with. He's at the top of his game and you won't find anyone better. Here's to many more!

  13. Review by Eli F.
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    Awesome and Beyond Expectations as always!!!!!!

  14. Review by Michael Ross Catania
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    He is one of the best rappers I've ever heard! I highly recommend him , with no hesitation! Book him! Amazing skills!

  15. Review by Igor
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    Another great job by Reed, thank you so much!

  16. Review by I Hear Jimmy
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    R Reed was super professional and easy to work with. Very strong yet balanced voice that cuts through the track!!!!

  17. Review by Cyril
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    R Reed is an absolute phenomenon. He got the vibe on point, the voice grain, the cadence and even added some extra here and there to complement it. Absolutely perfect!

  18. Review by Michael Ross Catania
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    R Reed is super talented and professional, I highly recommend him!

  19. Review by Philippe Briand
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    Amazing Job

  20. Review by Olivier B.
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    Amazing vocals, super professional delivery. Great lyricist, authentic. highly recommended!

Interview with R Reed

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Currently working on my EP titled "Child Of Contradiction". Consisting of 20 tracks

  3. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  4. A: The creative aspect of music is what keeps me going. I love the whole process of approaching a song in a unique way.

  5. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  6. A: They typically ask for a time frame for completion. I normally say a day or 2 and have been consistent with that

  7. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  8. A: Energy, experience, passion for perfection and true lyricism

  9. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  10. A: Analog gives a more authentic sound. Trained ears can separate the two

  11. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  12. A: To be as punctual and professional as possible at all times

  13. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  14. A: A lot of people think that all rap is ignorant club music. I operate in all facets of hiphop. Ive been told I remind people of old school rappers in a new school way

  15. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  16. A: What's the song about? The deadline? do you want me to send my vocals on the beat, session file, or just vocal tracks?

  17. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  18. A: Just be passionate in your music. If you truly are then other passionate artists will gravitate towards that.

  19. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  20. A: a phone, as much water as I could carry, a knife a compass and a lighter.

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: My career path is to just enjoy the music. Ive been involved with the process of rap since I was 10 years old. I have been self recording and performing since I was 15. I'm 29 now

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Lyrical with a confident voice

  25. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  26. A: Bruno Mars! I think he has the talent to break through all genres of music and affect people.

  27. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  28. A: Loud doesn't necessarily mean better.

  29. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  30. A: Hip-Hop and Rap

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: I'm a smart individual, I apply that throughout my music

  33. Q: What's your typical work process?

  34. A: I listen to the beat, if the song has a topic, I will first brainstorm all of the things about that topic and then put those ideas in a rhyme pattern. Afterwards, I edit words and lines until it all flows smoothly.

  35. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  36. A: I have an in-home studio set up... Voxguard, Mbox, Protools, Condenser microphone

  37. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  38. A: J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem,

  39. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  40. A: I rap most of the time. I am well versed in writing for singers as well if they require.

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