Joyner Lucas - Not Now, I’m Busy Tour

Joyner Lucas - Not Now, I’m Busy Tour

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 8:00pm to 11:45pm

Sat May 25 20248:00 PM (Doors 6:30 PM)Marathon Music Works1402 Clinton StNashville, TN 37203$47.05 - $129.99All Ages
Joyner LucasHip-Hop/Rap
New England rapper Joyner Lucas burst from the central Massachusetts underground in the mid-2010s with dense, thoughtful rhymes and hard-hitting production inspired by predecessors Jay-Z, Eminem, and 2Pac. Singles "I'm Not Racist" and "Devil's Work" garnered controversy for their uncompromising socio-political views, with the former earning Lucas his first Grammy nomination. He received a second nomination -- for a collaboration with Eminem -- before the arrival of his official studio debut, ADHD, released in 2020. More singles followed, including 2020's "Ramen & OJ" with Lil Baby, 2021's "Your Heart" with J. Cole, and 2023's "Devil's Work 2," all of which led up to his 2023 sophomore album, Not Now, I'm Busy.
Born Gary Maurice Lucas, Jr. in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1988, he developed his love for hip-hop at an early age. By seven, he was already writing his own rhymes under the moniker "G-Storm" and would go on to collaborate with his uncle (who was just a few years older than he was) on various musical projects. In his teens, he briefly worked under the stage name "Future Joyner" but decided to use his birth name in 2012 after rapper Future rose to fame. In 2015, having already created original work for most of his life, Lucas' first solo mixtape, Along Came Joyner, was released. It featured the breakout single and video "Ross Capicchioni," a song inspired by the near-death shooting of a Detroit teen of the same name, told from the perspective of both the victim and the shooter. Several more successful singles followed, and in 2016 Lucas signed to Atlantic Records. His fourth mixtape, 508-507-2209, was released in mid-2017. Later that year, his single "I'm Not Racist" went viral due in part to its politically charged, Grammy-nominated music video.
In 2018, Lucas collaborated with Chris Brown for the project Angels & Demons, which was released in February. Months later, a feature on Eminem's Kamikaze landed Lucas on the Billboard Top Ten for the first time in his career. That single, "Lucky You," earned him a second Grammy nomination. To close out his busy year, he released the single "I Love," the first taste of his official debut studio effort ADHD. Its second single, "Devil's Work," arrived in May 2019, raising eyebrows for its controversial yet poignant message. ADHD finally saw the light of day in March of 2020, landing at number ten on the Billboard 200. In addition to production by Boi-1da and Timbaland, the LP also featured guests Young Thug, Fabolous, Logic, and frequent collaborator Chris Brown. He also released the Evolution EP that year. The track "Ramen & OJ" with Lil Baby arrived in 2021, followed throughout the year by a barrage of additional singles including "Dreams Unfold" with Lil TJay and "Rambo" with Lil Durk. In 2023, he released "Devil's Work 2," "Blackout" (with Future), and "24 Hours to Live" as the first tracks off his sophomore full-length album, Not Now, I'm Busy. ~ Fred Thomas & Neil Z. Yeung, Rovi 
A rising artist who is currently making something from absolutely nothing. 
Massachusetts-based rapper Millyz has cemented his reputation as a seasoned lyricist through his freestyles on Sway, Funk Flex, and live performances alongside Hip Hop heavyweights Jadakiss and Dave East to name a few. He has toured the United States and Europe, has millions of views online, and has a fan base that grows every day. What separates him from other artists is his authentic voice and versatility. With the ability to switch his style musically, he effortlessly floats over a wide range of beats from trap to melody Rap to classic East Coast Hip Hop. Infused in his music there is always the underlying theme of pain and hardship. He draws from his past and present, highlighting his neighborhood and the experiences that informed and impacted his world view.

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Marathon Music Works
1402 Clinton
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 891-1781