Greasy, darkish and vigorous. These are the adjectives that Lancey Foux makes use of to explain his house of Newham, situated in Plaistow, East London. The phrases additionally mix to outline his sound. That recipe is heard on tracks like “25WAGG3DOU2,” “Don’t Talk” and “India,” which have all amassed tens of millions of streams and amplified his identify from the U.Okay. to the U.S. Nowadays, the battery in his again is in full impact.
Lancey’s earliest reminiscence of falling in love with music dates again to when he was a child. Across the age of seven, he would go together with his father, who was a DJ, to totally different gigs. Because the years progressed, Lancey additionally found grime, a galvanic model of British rap that was native to the place he grew up. With an expanded palette of style, Lancey made his first stride in direction of being an artist alongside his mates on the age of 12. It was then that Lancey recorded his first tune, although he didn’t begin taking music critically till he turned 16. Lancey’s springy report “Black Flowers” got here out in 2017, and catapulted him into the rap recreation. It’s been up ever since.
Within the succeeding years, Lancey put in his 10,000 hours and dropped initiatives like Buddy or Foux (2019), First Diploma (2021) and Stay. Evil (2021). All of these efforts, on high of others, are first-class tickets into his world of piping melodies and mystical beats. Moreover, with tracks “Elon Musk,” “What U Want” with Skepta and the Lil Yachty-assisted “OUTTAMYMIND!” being housed all through every, Lancey’s demand amongst younger rap followers has grown greater and larger. This 12 months, within the midst of his personal tour, a large number of pageant appearances and a coveted function run that has spawned smashing collaborations with Tana (“Swaggin Like This”) and Yeat (“Luv monëy”), Lancey has been prepping his subsequent album Life In Hell, slated to launch on Halloween (Oct. 30).
Forward of his new launch, Lancey stopped by The Break: Stay to debate his rise in reputation, working with revered acts like Kanye West and Skepta, new music and way more. Watch the interview under.
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“Lancey or Lancey”
“Swaggin Like This” with Tana
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