American rapper, singer, and songwriter, Gary Maurice Lucas Jr., better known by his stage name Joyner Lucas, has released his new song “Late To The Party” featuring Ty Dolla $ign.
The new sing follows Lucas’ successful release of Your Heart featuring fellow rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Jermaine Lamarr Cole known professionally as J. Cole — back in September, 2021.
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.
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.