January 3, 1986 in New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
African-American R&B artist Lloyd Polite, Jr.
Lloyd Polite Jr. (born January 3, 1986), better known by his mononym Lloyd, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, dancer and actor. Lloyd began his career in music as a member of the preteen-boy band N-Toon. The group disbanded in 2001 and Lloyd embarked on a solo career in 2003. Lloyd subsequently signed a recording contract with The Inc. Records (formerly Murder Inc.) and Def Jam Recordings. In 2004, Lloyd released his solo debut single "Southside", the title-track of his debut album, Southside. The single features Ashanti, and it quickly charted on the US Billboard Hot 100, and became a Top 40 hit.