Tavares Taylor (born January 6, 1993), known by his stage name Lil Reese, is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is signed to label Def Jam Recordings. Taylor gained recognition when Chief Keef's hit "I Don't Like" featuring Lil Reese garnered widespread international attention. He then began to receive popularity through his music videos, including "Us" and "Beef". He then caught the eye of producer No I.D., who had produced albums or tracks for artists like Common, Kanye West and others, which led to Taylor signing with hip hop label Def Jam.