Di Reed

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Di Reed is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she sang and performed Soul and Gospel music throughout her childhood, and gained acclaim as an original member of the 90's R&B group Jade, for which her lead vocals delivered the group's two highest-charted songs: "Don't Walk Away" from the RIAA platinum-certified album Jade To The Max, and 5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up) from the RIAA gold-certified album Mind, Body & Song.

Film and television[edit]

In 1994, she made her feature film debut in Touchstone Pictures The Inkwell and, in 1995, she made her television network acting debut on Aaron Spelling's Beverly Hills, 90210 in the episode "You've Got To Have Heart," with a cameo role played in part with Jade.

Post Jade career[edit]

Following the height of Jade's success, Di continued her professional singing career by lending her vocal talents to numerous high-profile music projects, and continues to support music industry heavyweights including Rod Stewart, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Christina Aguilera, Elton John, Barry White, and Gwen Stefani.