Laurissa "Lala" Romain is a singer-songwriter & actress, born and raised in New York. Starting at the early age of 9 on Broadway in the Lincoln Center Revival of South Pacific, to working alongside many iconic names such as Rosario Dawson in Chris Rock’s film Top Five, her television work includes TBS’ Are We There Yet?! Directed by Alfonso Ribeiro and Ryan Murphy’s The Politician starring Ben Platt on Netflix.
Transitioning into the music scene she has been featured in Rolling Stone and i-D Magazine for her latest single
“Love Letters From My Ex”, a spotlight on NPR for her song "Comin' In Hot" as one of their favorite entries for the Tiny Desk contest 2022. Her videos on youtube landed her the opportunity to open for Dermot Kennedy and Joy Oladokun on the Better Days Tour. Lala has sold out her own solo shows on both coasts, headlining iconic venues such as, The Viper Room, SOB’s, Piano’s, and The Bitter End. Currently the popular streaming service Tidal founded by Jay Z and Beyoncé, named Lala one of their rising artists of 2023 featuring her on their Rnb & Pop playlists!
Most recently she completed filming two upcoming projects to air on BET starring herself, Jackeé Harry, Tommy Davidson, Tichina Arnold, and Tami Roman where she’s combining her passions of acting and music by getting multiple original compositions placed on the soundtrack as well as portraying singers on screen in an upcoming thriller for Paramount+ and previously in Spike Lee’s Civil Rights Film Son Of The South.