98 Levels hilariously made a joke about NSYNC‘s reunion occurring across the similar time as their very own, in a brand new interview. The boy band, who was hottest throughout their breakthrough within the Nineties, sat down with Andy Cohen to debate their new music, touring plans, and extra, on SiriusXM, and was requested what they thought concerning 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 not too long ago recreated considered one of their band’s epic images from the peak of their success, in an Instagram video, and introduced a comeback single referred to as “Higher Place,” which is their first new music 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 truly factor for his or her band as properly. “When one succeeds, all of us succeed. As a result of we’re all form of like us, NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, we’re all clumped into the identical, into the identical form of pile there. So, if one’s elevated, it elevates all people,” member Drew Lachey, 47, defined.
“However I imply, completely satisfied for these guys personally too, as a result of we clearly know them properly at this level,” Nick additionally added. “And excited for the truth that they’re hopefully gonna do that — they’ve held up for a very long time, so [have it] be a giant second. Yeah. Fingers crossed.”
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 proficient musicians are recognized for coming again collectively over time regardless of main separate careers for essentially 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 latest interview with Us Weekly, the blokes within the band admitted they aren’t afraid of competing with different boy bands, outdated and new, as a result of their work ethic is superb. “We name ourselves the blue-collar boy band,” Drew advised the outlet, earlier than Nick added, “Our mindset was all the time, ‘You would possibly out-dance us, you would possibly out-sing us, however you positive as hell gained’t out-work us.’ We acquired found the old-school approach, singing for cash and meals. I’m very happy with how we got here up.”