L.J. Reynolds (real name Larry James Reynolds) was born in Saginaw, Michigan, on Jan 27 1952. He was a member of the groups The Relations, Chocolate Syrup (also known as Larry Reynolds and Chocolate Syrup). He joined The Dramatics in 1973, left them in 1981 and rejoined in 1986. From 1981 to 2008 he has released eight solo albums.