Aidan Laprete is a singer-songwriter, music producer and actor, originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. Formerly known as Aidan James, he was a YouTube sensation at the age of 8, with over 20+ million views. Laprete has toured around the US, Tahiti, and Asia. He has been featured in publications like ABC News, HBO, Good Morning America, and ODDA Magazine. Laprete’s music explores a blend of alternative-pop with elements of singer-songwriter/electronic/garage.

In his teen years, Laprete released music under the name Aidan James. With his music and videos receiving millions of views online, he toured internationally, performing in the US, Tahiti and Japan, as well as opening for artists including the Jonas Brothers, Train, and Jack Johnson. By age 13, his accolades included performing for 35,000 people at the Pro Bowl, playing songs with Mick Fleetwood, writing music for the HBO docuseries “Saving My Tomorrow”, and performing for the prestigious human rights organization The Elders. In 2016, Laprete’s music videos were featured at Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series in Central Park.

After moving to Los Angeles, he re-branded to Laprete in 2019 and released his first EP under the new name. By age 16, he started producing his own music, as well as being in rooms as a producer for other artists. On top of co-writing and producing his own songs, he co-directs and edits his own music videos. Laprete joined Matisyahu on his US tour in August 2022. As a producer, Laprete started working with singer Johnny Manuel in 2022, producing and co-writing the EPs, Younger Skin and Blue. His latest production work includes LAIVY and Buppy’s “Peace of Mind” released via 10K Projects, multiple singles from singer-songwriter Chosen Jacobs, and Sacul’s “Funeral” which landed as BBC Introducing’s Track of the Week. He continues to produce and co-write for other artists. 

As an actor, Laprete played Henry Tanaka in the Amazon hit series “The Wilds”, as well as appearing on shows including Roku’s “Chad” with Nasim Pedrad and Freeform’s “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” with Josh Thomas. He will next be seen in the feature film “This Too Shall Pass”, with filming concluding in July 2023.