Joyner Lucas, originally named Gary Maurice Joyner Lucas, Jr., is the skilled songwriter, rapper, singer, poet, actor, and record producer from Worcester, Massachusetts. He is widely known for his exciting range of songs. In 2015, he came to limelight with track ‘Ross Capicchioni’. The song helped him get critical acclaim and exposure from all parts of the United States. Joyner has gained an exclusive importance in the American music industry due to his powerful voice. Unlike many other rappers, he prefers creating a song after hours and days of analysis. That’s the reason each song from the stunner comes with fabulous lyrics and mind-blowing musical beats.
On June 16, 2017, he rolled out his debut mixtape ‘508-507-2209’ with a major label. This was the fourth mixtape, but the first one ever released through a prominent music label. The rapper launched another hit single ‘I am Not Racist’ via his official YouTube account and received a wonderful response from listeners. The song went viral on the internet, and helped Lucas get worldwide recognition. The same song got nominated for the category of ‘Best Music Video’ at 61st Grammy Awards. This was an unforgettable moment for the struggling rapper. However, he couldn’t win as Childish Gambino’s song ‘This Is America’ snatched it.
The talented rapper has worked with many great music labels in the United States. Atlantic Records, Dead Silence, and Twenty Nine, to name a few. Lucas has performed associated acts with many renowned artists including Busy Signal, Tory Lanez, Busta Rhymes, Tech N9ne, Chris Brown, Boi 1da, Lil Wayne, Snoh Aalegra, Logic, Eminem, Mystikal, and Timbaland. He has been fully active with his music launches since 2006. The rapper has gained great appreciation from fans for his remixes of popular songs. Joyner has successfully launched six musical tracks thus far. He is planning to roll them out in form an official debut album, which is likely to come out soon.
Who are Joyner Lucas’s Father and Mother?
Lucas was born on Aug 17, 1988, in Worcester, Massachusetts. Joyner has two beautiful siblings. His parents divorced each other when Lucas was a young boy. His mother married his stepfather, who played an important role in Joyner’s upbringing. He went to the South High Community School located in his hometown Worcester. He was a ten-year-old boy when started rapping. The star was crazy about remixing new and popular rap songs. Prominent artists who served as an inspiration included Method Man, Eminem, Nas, and The Notorious B.I.G. He started to use the stage name G-Storm at the age of seven. He began writing rhymes and got involved in musical activities by the support of his uncle named Cyrus The Great. No further information could be obtained about his father, mother, and the rest of the family.
Joyner was always clear about becoming a musician. He started to use the penname ‘Future Joyner’. He alongside his contemporary uncle Cyrus The Great formed a group titled ‘Film Skool Rejekts’. They rolled out the first collaborative music album ‘Workprint: The Greatest Mixtape’. It was an average hit that helped them gain popularity in local music circles.
Lucas released his debut mixtape titled ‘Listen to Me’ via Dead Silence Record labels. It included 19 exciting tracks that made people fall in love with his compositions. The mixtape was produced in association with Cyrus the Great, DJ Prince, Young Cee, Audible Doctor, Vokab & Big Pops, Frank Dukes, and G Mogul.
The second mixtape from Joyner came out under the heading ‘Low-Frequency Oscillators’ on Oct 3, 2013. The 2nd mixtape was comprised of eighteen fabulous tracks. It was mainly created to judge and demonstrate his own abilities to create music. Mostly, he relied on himself rather than asking for help from other producers. He signed a contract with Atlantic Records on Sep 21, 2016 and launched his fourth mixtape ‘508-507-2209’. This musical collection turned out to be a great commercial hit. It included sixteen back to back hit songs. The rapper spent two years to record the entire mixtape and release it through Atlantic Record.
He launched his track ‘I am not Racist’ on Nov 28, 2017. The track was divided into two parts. The first part talked about supporters of President Donald Trump, while the second part discussed the feelings of a black man. The song received critical acclaim throughout the United States. It was declared as the controversial song by critics. The rapper has also worked on a collaborative album ‘Angels and Demons’. He joined hands with the famous musician Chris Brown on this collaborative effort. Prominent singles from this album were ‘I Don’t Die’ and ‘Stranger Things’. Joyner is likely to launch his own album soon.
Is Joyner Lucas Married?
Joyner Lucas is not a married man. However, the rapper doesn’t talk openly about his love life. Most of the fans think he is enjoying a hidden relationship with an unknown woman. However, Joyner hasn’t confirmed this news as of yet. He looks focused on his professional rap career and wants to achieve a lot of great things before tying the wedding knot with a lucky girl.
Does Joyner Lucas Have a Son?
Yes, he has fathered a son from his secret relationship with a woman. He has referenced his son in one of his songs. Name of his son’s wife is not known to anyone because Joyner hasn’t talked about her. Still, he is believed to be in a relationship with the same woman.
How Much Does Joyner Lucas Make?
Joyner started his journey in the professional music industry with an aim to make money. He always wanted to enjoy a better lifestyle. However, his previous minor jobs couldn’t give him enough money to make his dreams come true. Lucas enjoys a lavish lifestyle with his friends and family. The authentic news sources have confirmed that he owns a whopping $1 Million. The total net worth of the rapper is expected to increase after the launch of his studio albums.