One of the most eagerly-awaited debuts of the last couple years, Steve Lacy is currently one of four covers for the current ‘Voice of a Generation’ issue of i-D alongside environmental activist Greta Thunberg and models Nathan Westling and Ugbad Abdi. Read the exclusive interview HERE.
At the ripe age of 20, the Grammy-nominated Compton native already has a veteran’s resume. he was Wired Magazine’s Tech Visionary, Time Magazine’s Most Influential Teen, produced-written-featured with Solange, J Cole, Vampire Weekend, Blood Orange, and produced some of Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN on his iphone.
He’s also toured the world 3x with his bandmates THE INTERNET, given a TED Talk, worked extensively with Louis Vuitton on behalf of Virgil Abloh(including walking at the LV Paris Fashion Week show) and has now eschewed all major label offers to release his first album on his terms.
‘Apollo XXI’ is available on Awal Kobalt Records/Pias
Photo : Alan Lear