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Ricky Reed        

Record Producer Known for Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" & Lizzo's "Truth Hurts"

Eric Burton Frederic, known professionally as Ricky Reed, is an artist, Grammy-nominated music producer, songwriter, and founder of Nice Life Recording Company. Reed is a solo artist and is also known as the lead vocalist of Facing New York and the MC, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter of the pop, hip-hop and electronic music act Wallpaper.

Reed is known for his work producing Drake's hit "Talk Dirty," as well as several popular Lizzo songs including "Good as Hell," "Juice," and "Truth Hurts." He also produced Maggie Rogers' songs "Burning" and Say It."

In 2015, Reed received a BMI Pop Award for his work on "Talk Dirty." In 2019, Reed was nominated for the following Grammys in the 62nd Grammy Awards: Record of the Year (for "Truth Hurts"), Album of the Year (for Lizzo's Cuz I Love You), and Non-Classical Producer of the Year. Although he didn't win, Reed was previously nominated for the Grammy Award for Non-Classical Producer of the Year in 2017.


Producer Ricky Reed Tells How Lizzo Got 'Juice'-ed Up on '80s ...

Lizzo's producer and co-writer Ricky Reed tells how they came up with the retro- funk banger "Juice."

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