Noticing his potentiality, she eagerly made him in 1996 a member of preteen music act N-Toon that later managed to earn a recording contract under Dream Works Records.better known by his mononym Lloyd, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, dancer and actor.It debuted at number 11 on the US Billboard 200 and number three on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, selling over the R&B singer Ashanti, managed to peak at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 13 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.The second single, "Hey Young Girl" was released in August 2004 and peaked at number 61 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.Looks like it is not that difficult for Lloyd to once more generate hype in R&B music circuit as he did before through his first LP.Good sign of it has already been seen from his smooth appearance in performing single "You" with Lil Wayne on "106 & Park" on February 7, 2007, marking an early indication of another success he is about to face when his next album finally sees the light on March 13.And it could be even greater, judging from his determination to make the most of his time in the spotlight with the record. "I just want to kind of spark some kind of energy in the building." An exceptional talent with a hugely charismatic personality, Lloyd was born Lloyd Harlin Polite Jr.on January 3, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Lloyd Polite Sr. Following the death of his father when he was just two years old, his mother afterwards moved the family to Atlanta, Georgia where the boy nurtured his knack in singing to then get discovered by Klymaxx's Joyce Irby.
Yeah I may like Lloyd but I don't even know who Mya Harris is. Don't even try to date Lloyd either because he's mine! The third and final single, "Southside Remix" featured Ashanti and rapper Scarface.Later that year he featured on 8Ball & MJG's "Forever" and Tango Redd's "Let's Cheat".The song was not promoted and didn't receive a music video.
Later in 2007, he was featured on Huey's "When I Hustle" and Dem Franchize Boyz's "Turn Heads", both songs saw minor success in the United States, reaching number 80 and 75 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. "The title concept derives from a schoolboy fantasy of mine, where I become a professor of a classroom full of gorgeous girls, and I feel the best thing I can give them that's really worth having is lessons in love! The album debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, with moderately successful first-week sales 51,000 — about half as many as his previous effort, number two album Street Love.
In 2003, Lloyd was discovered and signed to Irv Gotti's The Inc.