Joyner Lucas has recently revealed a surprise joint album with none other than Will Smith. The announcement, in celebration of the Hollywood legend’s birthday, promises an exciting musical collaboration between the two artists.
On Monday, September 25, Joyner Lucas took to Instagram to announce a new joint album project with none other than Will Smith, in honor of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star’s birthday. Lucas expressed his gratitude in the caption, stating:
“Dear hero. 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. 💿 HAPPY BIRTHDAY @willsmith 🎈🍰 Love you til the end of time my dear brother.”
Fans quickly showed their excitement and support, with one commenting, “You know if it’s got Will in it, it’s gonna slap,” and another stating, “I love how he’s constantly giving his flowers to his hero. That’s what’s up. Mad respect. King Joyner.”
This project marks a significant moment for Lucas, who has always been outspoken about expressing his admiration for artists like Smith. Lucas previously defended Chris Brown on Instagram after Tinashe and Selena Gomez expressed their dislike for the singer.
In addition to the joint album, Will Smith has been making moves in the industry.
Audible recently announced that the hip-hop icon and actor will host a podcast called Class of ’88, which will explore the origins and influence of hip-hop. The podcast guests such as Queen Latifah, Chuck D, and Jazzy Jeff, among others.
As for other collaborations in the music industry, Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B’s new single “Bongos” has quickly climbed the music charts in just two weeks since its release. The Houston Hottie recently revealed that she and Cardi B are also collaborating on an EP, adding more excitement for fans.