Algee SmithAlgee Smith (born November 7, 1994) is an American actor and singer. After appearing in several small television roles in 2017, Smith first rose to fame portraying Ralph Tresvant in BET's The New Edition Story miniseries. The same year, he garnered critical acclaim as Larry Reed in Katheryn Bigelow's film Detroit. In 2018, he is set to star in the film, The Hate U Give.