TMZ spoke with the “Bad Habits” singer at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday (August 16), and when asked if he’d been in the studio with Ye he replied: “Always, he never stops.”
Then, he was asked whether the pair had an album in mind. “Nah I mean we just got a friendship,” Lacy said. “But I’m around, he’s making stuff around me constantly.”
However, Gemini Rights crooner did explain the meaning behind the pair’s matching “We Here Forever Technically” tattoos they got on their left biceps alongside Lil Uzi Vert. He said the new ink philosophically means: “We’re artists, we never die, technically.”
Los Angeles-based tattoo artist did the ink Mez Afram also, he was in the viral picture from August 9
While a Steve Lacy and Kanye West joint offering might not be happening, Lacy’s sophomore album Gemini Rights His fans still enjoy it. The project debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 with 34,000 first-week units, and his single “Bad Habit” just debuted at No. 6 on Billboard Hot 100 this week.
A recent interview was conducted with GQ, Lacy talked about how the latest project marked a turning point for his creativity. It was mostly due to his ability to move from his laptop into a studio.
“Part of it was deleting old processes, and trying out new shit,” he told GQ. “Other people could bring me texture that I couldn’t do for myself. Before, I wanted to have more people on there because I didn’t know what to do for myself. However, I realized that collaboration was a good thing. I do have it.”
Kanye has remained one of Steve Lacy’s staunchest supporters through it all And gave serious praise to the singer when he sang Gemini Rights dropped last month.
“Album is beautiful,” Ye – a fellow Gemini – commented on Lacy’s album announcement. “One of the most inspiring people on the planet.”