Who Is Joyner Lucas
Gary Maurice “Joyner” Lucas Jr. is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, poet, and actor from Worcester, Massachusetts. Lucas received widespread exposure and critical acclaim after the release of his single “Ross Capicchioni” in 2015.
Joyner Lucas was born on August 17th, 1988, in Worcester, Massachusetts. Since he was a little boy, he was creating rhyme schemes and he recorded his debut song when he was only ten years old. It was titled annihilate ‘em. At the beginnings, he was using the stage name G-Storm.
As he began his career in his teens he began using the name Future Joyner, created a group called Film Skool Rejekts and put out the a collaborative album called Workprint: The Greatest Mixtape of All Time.
Lucas released his debut mixtape in 2011 called Listen 2 Me and his second called Low-Frequency Oscillators in 2013.
Rapper Joyner Lucas is well known for his creativity and unique style, which you can admire in his album Along Came Joyner. He has currently over 4.5 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and tens of millions of views per month. In 2017, Joyner Lucas signed a record deal with Atlantic Records and released the mixtape 508-507-2209.
Soon after he released the hit single “I’m Not Racist” and in 2020 the video has over 140 million views. The video was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Music Video at the 61st Grammy Awards.
He has been working with Chris Brown to release the album Angels & Demons of which tracks Stranger Things and I Don’t Die have already been released.
Joyner Lucas had changed his nickname to Future Joyner in 2007, but when an Atlanta rapper named Future became famous, Joyner decided to change his stage name to Joyner Lucas in 2012
Ever since 2016, Lucas has also become known for remixing popular hip hop songs. In October 2018, he announced his debut studio album ADHD, which was released on March 27, 2020.
The popularity of this creative rapper is growing and his net will be probably growing too in the next years. In 2020, Joyner’s net worth has been estimated to be about $2 million.