98 Levels hilariously made a joke about NSYNC‘s reunion taking place across the identical time as their very own, in a brand new interview. The boy band, who was hottest throughout their breakthrough within the Nineteen Nineties, sat down with Andy Cohen to debate their new music, touring plans, and extra, on SiriusXM, and was requested what they thought in regards to the fellow boy band reuniting on stage on the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards final week. “Stole the thunder,” singer Nick Lachey, 49, joked.
NSYNC additionally lately recreated considered one of their band’s epic pictures from the peak of their success, in an Instagram video, and introduced a comeback single known as “Better Place,” which is their first new track in 20 years. “Who had us pose like that?!” they requested within the caption, referring to the humorous issues they had been doing for the snapshot.
Throughout their interview, 98 Levels additional talked about their emotions on the NSYNC reunion and admitted it’s really a great factor for his or her band as properly. “When one succeeds, we all succeed. Because we’re all kind of like us, NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, we’re all clumped into the same, into the same kind of pile there. So, if one’s elevated, it elevates everybody,” member Drew Lachey, 47, defined.
“But I mean, happy for those guys personally too, because we obviously know them well at this point,” Nick additionally added. “And excited for the fact that they’re hopefully gonna do this — they’ve held up for a long time, so [have it] be a big moment. Yeah. Fingers crossed.”
NSYNC on the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards final week. (Shutterstock)
Along with Nick and Drew, the opposite members of 98 Levels embody Jeff Timmons, 50, and Justin Jeffre, 50. Earlier this month, they revealed they’re making extra music collectively and embarking on a twenty fifth Anniversary Tour. The gifted musicians are recognized for coming again collectively through the years regardless of main separate careers for probably the most half since 2003. After a 10-year hiatus, they launched the albums 2.0 in 2013 and Let It Snow in 2017.
In a current interview with Us Weekly, the blokes within the band admitted they aren’t afraid of competing with different boy bands, outdated and new, as a result of their work ethic is wonderful. “We call ourselves the blue-collar boy band,” Drew advised the outlet, earlier than Nick added, “Our mindset was always, ‘You might out-dance us, you might out-sing us, but you sure as hell won’t out-work us.’ We got discovered the old-school way, singing for money and food. I’m very proud of how we came up.”