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Reed-Guy releases third CD

Laydsing Productions has announced the release of gospel recording artist Laymetha Reed-Guy’s third CD, “Cornerstone.”

“Cornerstone” is an anointed presentation of standards with a soul stirring warm jazz feel that will take listeners to a new level in traditional gospel music. 

Cornerstone is now available for purchase. For more information, visit To pick up a personal copy, call 804-758-2869.

Reed-Guy brings to the gospel music community and the world a powerful witness with her dynamic voice, lifting songs of praise and worship. She will perform with the “Sounds of Rapture” at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Church View on Friday night, August 14, for the church closeout revival services.

Reed-Guy was raised in Middlesex and attended Middlesex Public Schools.  She continued her education at Old Dominion University, completing her studies in 1987 for a BS in marketing management. She is currently employed as a support analyst in the IT Department for Altria Clients Services, which serves as a service organization for the various groups of Altria Group Inc.   
Reed-Guy lives in Chester with her husband Linwood, and they have one daughter, Shaunelle. Her church affiliation is Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Church View.

In 1991, she performed her debut concert as a gospel singer and she hasn’t stopped since. Between 1992 and 1994 she performed at the Black Expo held at the Norfolk Scope. She participated in the first annual Hampton Road’s Gospel Fest, in which she won first place. She performed at Bible Way in Washington, D.C., with Gerald Albright and the Richmond Tri-City Mass Choir. 

In 1997, Reed-Guy was chosen to be honored by the Black Church Cultural Affairs Committee as a ‘Community Leader and Achiever’ for her excellence in gospel music. In 1998, she won the “Sunshine Award” for excellence in recorded gospel music, presented by WRAR radio station.

In 1998, she released a six-song CD titled “No Greater Love.” In 2001, “From My Heart” was released in which her brother, Deacon Elliott Reed, is a featured soloist and also performs background vocals.

In 2004, she formed a group called “Sounds of Rapture” and also appears with them on a regular basis.

posted 08.13.2009

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