Lancey is an artist that hasn’t just reached an audience, he has appealed to a cult. He is a rapper with a unique musical style that has been shaped by his upbringing in Londons inner city. Growing up listening to a mix of grime, punk and rock music, Lancey is a product of his diverse musical influences, that have in turn engendered a crazy level of fanaticism from his followers who pour over the meaning of his lyrics, imitate his energy and aspire to live his lifestyle. His music is a mix of rap, trap and punk rock, with lyrics that touch on themes of love, loss and personal struggles in the world today. According to Lancey we are all living in hell. His last album released October 22, “Life in Hell” delivered a brutally honest message about modern day life, a gesture to the world being a place that we are tested to survive in. Critics called the album ‘trailblazing’. Over his career Lancey has reached over 100 million streams on Spotify alone, with 700,000 monthly listeners. Big names in the industry such as Skepta, Playboi Carti, and Kayne have pledged their allegiance to him, amplifying his myth throughout the culture in the process. Lancey is not just a musician, but also a style icon. He has been praised for his unique fashion sense, which blends streetwear, punk rock and high fashion. He has been featured in campaigns for Givenchy, A-Cold-Wall, Mulberry and Converse. His style has been described as bold, edgy, unapologetic, and has inspired many young people to embrace their individuality and express themselves through fashion. In the end, Lancey connects through his unapologetic honesty and commitment to being himself.
“WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO IT, I WANNA TELL YOU SOMETHING PURE, SOMETHING TRUE FROM MY HEART. THE MUSIC I MAKE IS WHAT I LIVE.” - FOUX