Lancey Foux: From Stratford to the World Stage

Lancey Foux : De stratford à la scène mondiale - HYTRAPE

Born on November 30, 1995 as Lance Omal, Lancey Foux is a versatile artist from Stratford, London. He is a rapper, music producer and model, and has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry.

Beginnings in Music

Lancey Foux began his musical adventure in 2015, after discovering a studio through a friend.

He started by freestyling in his bedroom to beats he found on YouTube. This experimentation gave birth to his first mixtape, "Pink", which was followed two weeks later by his first local hit, "About It".

The Turning Point of 2018-2019

The year 2018 marked a significant turning point in Lancey Foux's career. With the release of "Pink II", he not only showed artistic maturity, but also managed to attract the attention of established figures in the world of British rap, such as Skepta.

Their collaboration on the track “Dyed 2WICE” was a pivotal moment, paving the way for greater exposure and opportunities.

International Breakthrough

In 2019, Lancey reached another milestone with the release of his single “India” and his debut studio album “FRIEND OR FOUX”.

Both of these releases were commercial and critical successes, allowing him to sell out all the tickets to his first headlining show at the O2 Islington. It was a watershed moment that solidified his place as an artist to watch, not only in the UK but also on the international stage.

Adaptation and Recent Successes

The COVID-19 pandemic created a void in his music output, but Lancey bounced back in 2021 with the release of two mixtapes: "FIRST DEGREE" and "LIVE.EVIL."

In October 2022, he released his highly anticipated second studio album, "LIFE IN HELL", featuring collaborations from 070 Shake, KAYTRANADA, and Jah$tar. His September 2022 single, "LANCEY OR LANCEY," also gained popularity through TikTok.

Latest Project: BACK2DATRAP

Released on September 8, 2023, “BACK2DATRAP” is Lancey Foux’s third official mixtape. This project was produced in collaboration with Bally and Jay Trench, two producers who have captured the essence of Lancey's unique style.

The lead single from this mixtape, “MMM HMM”, in collaboration with Sexyy Red, was a real success. This track captured the attention of the public and the media, quickly becoming a staple in playlists and radio stations.

"BACK2DATRAP" was well received by fans and critics alike, cementing Lancey's reputation as a versatile artist capable of blending different genres and styles.

The mixtape also showed an evolution in his artistry, with deeper lyrics and more complex productions, reflecting his growth as an artist.

Versatility and Modeling

Lancey Foux is not just a musical artist; he also made his mark in the world of modeling.
His creative versatility led him to opportunities in this field, which added another dimension to his career.

He has modeled for high fashion brands like Givenchy and streetwear brands like Air Jordan and A-COLD-WALL*.

He also attended Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief 2019 charity gala, which shows the extent of his influence in the fashion world.

This versatility has not only expanded his audience but also solidified his reputation as a versatile artist and creator.

He has become an influential figure not only in the world of music but also in the world of fashion, which is a testament to his talent and multidimensional vision.