Steve Lacy first won the hearts of many as the guitarist and vocalist of GRAMMY-nominated band The Internet who are known for their intoxicating blend of R&B, soul and electronic music, displayed in velvety hits like “Girl” and “Come Over”.
He then made his solo debut in 2017 with his EP ‘Steve Lacy’s Demos’ which he created mostly on his iPhone – earning him widespread acclaim, intrigue and adoring fans with his borderless, innovative approach to music.
Tracks like “Dark Red” and “Some” perfectly showcased his mastery of funk and soul layered with his emotionally rich lyrics that conveyed themes of love, heartbreak and personal growth. This is a prowess that he has brought to the studio for other acclaimed artists’ records – notably on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ (2017), Tyler, The Creator’s ‘Flower Boy’ (2017), Kali Uchis’ ‘Isolation’ (2018) and Solange’s ‘When I Get Home’ (2019).
And it is a skill that Lacy has continued to elevate and showcase as especially seen on his GRAMMY-winning album ‘Gemini Rights’ (2022), which catapulted his stardom to bigger heights when his single “Bad Habit” broke the internet.
"Fousheé and I wrote together. I had just made this beat and recycled some drums that I used before. She came up with the first couple of lines and then I had the melody. We freestyled over the beat for 15, 20 minutes, and we found the structure through the freestyle."
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