In 2021, a new popular single, “Toxic,” was placed in Spotify editorial playlist “Internet People,” creating a name for Lane Allen, a 22-year-old from Lexington, KY. Who knew this would change his life and catapult him to greater heights?
Before his Spotify career recently started, 15-year-old Lane Allen started making songs jokingly with his friends. However, it was not until he turned 16 and faced the worst day of his life that he took music seriously. Due to his circumstances, after living alone at 15, he lived with five of his friends at the UK’s campus when he turned 16. He spent most of his days with this group of friends until an incident changed his life completely.
In January 2018, one of his friends died because of a house invasion. It was unexpected and horrific news, but what Lane Allen did to transmute his pain inspired the world.
Because his deceased friend dreamed of being a sound engineer, he knew exactly what he needed to do to continue that dream. He was an important person in his life, and for Lane Allen, the next thing to do was carry on his friend’s ambition. The incident was his turning point in pursuing and building his own brand.
After the incident, he decided to pursue his music career seriously, immediately racking up 1 million streams with 250,000 listeners on Spotify, dedicating everything to a dream and a person who made a difference in his life.
The versatility as an artist runs in Lane. He could do various concepts, giving him an edge over other artists in his category. “Toxic” is a song he composed and produced with Danny Towers. Aside from Danny, he worked with various artists like EST Gee, Caskey, and more. Apart from continuing a legacy, he made his music for people to have fun, enjoy the moment, and feel the good vibes. Along with his signature rap, he has also produced melodic songs that he thinks will capture people who are into quality character music.
As a rising music artist, Lane Allen has a strong yet unmatched drive and determination to pursue his dream career. In 2017, he created “Freedom Fest” for a 12-year-old who needed a new heart. His sacrifices make the local music event astonishing aside from this already awe-inspiring story. He built the stage from scratch and gave a 100% donation of the proceeds to the 12-year-old boy.
He produced other music such as “One Way,” a ten-song project with EST Gee, Danny Towers, Joey Fatts, and Caskey, proving his versatility in any music genre. He is also behind the songs “Miserable” and “Shade” and recently released “Just Live.”
Even at the beginning of his career, Lane Allen has already made incredible strides in music. So it won’t be surprising to see the name Lane Allen from years from now everywhere, well known and recognized. Not only in the rap industry but widely in the whole music industry. Indeed, his versatility and heart for music guarantee his listeners a good quality song and melody. Up until now, Lane Allen still wants to learn many things, making it a mission to improve in music, become a better artist, but mostly, remain a force of good in this world.
To the people out there seeking their own path, Lane Allen’s music will teach you that things take time and need actions to triumph. You are learning and getting to know more about yourself and the unlimited possibilities that life has to offer. Lane’s only regret is not having his sooner, but he believes we have different timelines and choosing to explore something you should do before you regret it is still the best way to go rather than not trying at all.To learn more about Lane Allen and his career, visit his Instagram and website.