The Brooklyn native grew up singing in his father's church. With new meaning to the term "triple threat" this successful track star qualified for the Olympic games, attended the prestigious Parson School of Design on a full art scholarship, he decided to focus on his musical talent for his chosen career. He started as an in demand background vocalist for Kenny G, George Benson and Melba Moore, for whom Lillo wrote her hit single "Mind Up Tonight". That led him to his recording contract with Capitol Records. Lillo went on the have 3 successful albums on Capitol. His pulsating groove "You're a Good Girl" had all the nasty girls wanting to change their ways. "Im In Love", "Sexy Girl" and the melodic foreplay of "Wanna Make Love" were all Top 10 R&B singles. Lillo toured nationally and international with key markets being the UK and Brazil.
He was personally chosen by Eddie Murphy to open up for him on his
last National tour, which the was the highest grossing show of that year. As the music industry started to change, Lillo, a successful entrepreneur, took some time off from music to work on his business development ventures. During that time, he released a Best of Lillo with Brunswick records, a collection of new music in 2010 and his Greatest Hits as well as continuing his tour dates in the US and UK. With the return of quality in vocals and melodic storytelling in R&B music he is about to return to the soundwaves. As fans through social and live shows have been clamoring for new Lillo Thomas music. He is about to deliver with classic Lillo. There are many talented singers out there, but Lillo's unique voice and vocal styling is what separates him from the rest. Once heard, like a haunting memory of a familiar fragrance, you know its Lillo.