sickle cell anemiaAaron Lloyd is a freelance writer, photographer and filmmaker. He has written about music for over 20 years, ranging from the seminal R&B group TLC to hip hop icons A Tribe Called Quest, His work has appeared in Rap Pages, Vibe.com, and many other media outlets. He is a contributing author to the compilation book, Be A Father to Your Child – Real Talk From Black Men On Family, Love, and Fatherhood. Lloyd is currently producing, directing and writing his debut film Crisis Over, a sixty-minute documentary exploring the complexities of life with sickle cell disease.

As a photographer, Lloyd owns Aaron Lloyd Photography and shoots portraits, events, and parties around the New York tri-state area. Aaron was a founding and executive board member of Black N.I.A Force, a community and cultural organization, and co-owner of Scribble Scrabble Entertainment, a music writing services company. He is a proud member of Q-Scan, the New York Chapter of Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, and frequently engages in sickle cell advocacy to advance the conditions of the sickle cell community.

Lloyd lives in Freeport, NY with his wife, Michelle an educator of almost twenty years.