non-conventional pop artist,” (Artist Direct) on his newest track, “Pager,” Lucas reminds fans why they fell
in love with him in the first place. Complete with his unique patois sound and his acoustic guitar in hand,
Lucas reflects on the importance of staying connected. Half written while he was in college and then
completed during a visit to Jamaica, Lucas explained, “I’m really paging everyone to remind them of their
One of Spotify’s Spotlight Artists for 2016, as well as a Tidal Discovery Artist, Lucas’ stock has continued
to rise since his debut over a year ago. His energy-pumping dancehall single, “Do It Like,” racked up over
400K views on YouTube and it reached #1 on the Urban Music Charts in the UK. His nostalgic
coming-of-age video for single, “Speech,” has quickly surpassed 100K views since its April release. With
over 1 million streams on Spotify and 1.5 million views across his Youtube channel, Lucas has gained a
tremendous following as he proves that he “has more to offer listeners than just a convincing Jamaican
In 2014, Lucas became an overnight success when his acoustic mashup of songs by the Jamaican artist
Popcaan went viral. Popcaan and him went on to share the hit track, “No Talking,” and Lucas has gone on
to collaborate with various dancehall heavyweights, including Stylo G, Kardinal Offishall, Konshens and
Assassin. For his debut EP, Post Secondary, which was released on Oct. 9, 2015, Lucas teamed up with
Universal Music Canada. Produced by Stephen McGregor (Sean Paul, Bounty Killer) and Mojam (Sam
Smith, Emeli Sande), the album was recorded at the infamous Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica, as well as in
Toronto and London.
Lucas has been featured by notable press, including Buzzfeed, The Guardian and The FADER, and he has
made appearances worldwide, with performances at Dream Weekend (Negril, JA), Reggae Fest (Toronto,
CA), Nothing Goes (New York, NY) and Notting Hill Carnival (London, UK). In March, Lucas performed at
SXSW Official Showcase in Austin, which garnered him significant visibility with Complex and
ATypicalSounds, among others.
Setting the tone for his upcoming music with the radio-friendly track, “Pager,” Lucas is ready to showcase
his growing ability as a songwriter. Stay tuned for more exclusives.