L.A. Reid Says Hair Can Make (or Break) An Artist

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Make sure your hair is laid to the Gods before stepping in L.A. Reid’s office.

It’s no surprise that a beautiful voice in the music industry will get you far, but according to record executive L.A. Reid, laid hair will take you even further.

Recently Reid took a trip to The Real to talk promote his new book, My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next, and while there the CEO of Epic Records had a few words to say about how women in the music industry can move ahead.

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When Tamara Mowry-Housley asked what were the most important things that go into a pop stars image, he answered: “You got to have the hair [right]. I’m looking at the hair the minute you walk in. The hair is as important as the chorus of the song. We make choruses so people will sing along. You do the hair so people will imitate it. So if the hair is not right you miss half the battle.”

Do you agree? Is an artist’s hair just as important as the chorus of the song?

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