American rapper, singer, and songwriter Joyner Lucas has released his new single titled, “Ye Not Crazy.”
Joyner Lucas first received widespread exposure and critical acclaim after the release of his single “Ross Capicchioni” in 2015. In June 2017, he released his fourth mixtape, 508-507-2209, which was his first on a major label.
On November 28, 2017, Joyner Lucas released his single “I’m Not Racist”, which quickly went viral, gaining him further mainstream attention. The video was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Music Video at the 61st Grammy Awards. Lucas was briefly signed to Atlantic Records, until he announced his departure from the label in December 2018.
In 2015, Lucas co-founded the music technology platform, Tully, with his manager Dhruv Joshi. Tully was first developed to enable artists to play, write and record within one screen. It later expanded its services with both management and distribution tools. Tully shares a corporate office space with Sony Music in New York City and has strategic alliance with Symphonic Distribution.
Since 2016, Lucas has also become known for remixing popular hip hop songs like “Gucci Gang” by Lil Pump, “Bank Account” by 21 Savage, “DNA” by Kendrick Lamar and many others. In October 2018, he announced his debut studio album ADHD, which was released on March 27, 2020.
On August 17, 2020, Lucas announced the release date of his debut EP, Evolution. It was released on October 23, 2020. It was preceded by two singles, “Fall Slowly” featuring Ashanti and “Snitch”.
On April 30, 2021, Lucas released the single “Ramen & OJ” with Lil Baby as the lead single from his upcoming second studio album. It was accompanied by a music video. Lucas contributed a song titled “Shoot My Shot” to the Space Jam: A New Legacy soundtrack
Lucas has cited several artists as influences in his music, but he cites Eminem as his biggest musical influence. Eminem himself actually considers Lucas to be one of the greatest rappers of all time.
Joyner Lucas also revealed he was influenced by Will Smith in his song “Will”, which he would release a remix of featuring Will Smith himself on May 15, 2020. He cites Jay-Z as one of his influences too.