Gary Lucas, better known by his stage name Joyner Lucas, is an American rapper from Worcester, Massachusetts. Lucas' music career began in 2007, when he formed a group with his uncle called "Film Skool Rejekts," with the duo putting out a mixtape. Following the project, Lucas pursued a solo career and went on to release two more mixtapes, one of which being Along Came Joyner in 2015. The mixtape included his major hit single "Ross Capicchioni," which garnered Lucas widespread exposure and critical acclaim. In the years since, he has signed to a record label and released several projects. In February 2018 he announced a collaboration project with singer Chris Brown titled Angels & Demons.