Joseph A. Bereal, also known by his stage name Lonny Bereal, is an
American R&B singer, songwriter and producer.
Bereal is the cousin of songwriter and producers Charles and Kenneth
Having started off as a drummer, Bereal got his first
break as a background vocalist for John P. Kee and K-Ci & Jojo.
He began collaborating as a writer with singer Tank and has since
worked as a songwriter and vocal producer with several artists like
Chris Brown, Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg, Keri Hilson, and Keyshia Cole.
In 2007, his credit on Tank's single "Please Don't Go" earned
Bereal an ASCAP Award and a Grammy Award nomination. In 2010,
he was nominated again for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for
his contribution on Pleasure P's single "Under".
Bereal became part of the Notifi Music Group, a St. Louis based
independent label, in early 2011. His debut album The Love Train
is set for release in 2011 and will include contribution by Busta
Rhymes, Trey Songz, Tank, Chris Brown, and Johnta Austin. The
album's first single "Favor", a collaboration with singer
Kelly Rowland, was released in May 2011.
 Studio albums
Title Album details
The Love Train
Label: Notifi Music Group
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
U.S. U.S. R&B
Favor" (featuring Kelly Rowland) 2011 — 83 The Love Train