A Birthday Surprise: Smith and Lucas Tease New Album
In a recent tribute to Will Smith on his 55th birthday, Joyner Lucas celebrated the actor and rapper and hinted at an upcoming collaborative album. Lucas shared a captivating image of the duo, giving fans a sneak peek into their time in the studio, where they were evidently working on new tracks.
Lucas expressed his awe and admiration for Smith, stating, “I never thought I’d ever meet you. Still trips me out that I grew up idolizing you, to then me making a record about my admiration and respect for you, to then you asking me to create a whole album with you. ” He continued with heartfelt birthday wishes, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY @willsmith. Love you til the end of time my dear brother.”
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Background on Will Smith and Joyner Lucas
Will Smith, originally known for his role in the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, has left an indelible mark on the music industry. With hits like “Men in Black” and “Gettin’ Jiggy wit It,” Smith transitioned seamlessly from music to a successful acting career, starring in blockbuster films such as “Independence Day” and “Bad Boys.” And who could forget his biggest hit?
On the other hand, Joyner Lucas, a Massachusetts-born rapper, has been making waves in the hip-hop scene with his remixes, thought-provoking lyrics, and unique storytelling style. His admiration for Smith is evident in their recent interactions and his track “Will,” which pays homage to Smith’s illustrious career. Watch below: