Lately is a song by American singer Tyrese Gibson. It was written by Gibson and Derek Allen for his self-titled debut studio album (1998), while production was overseen by Allen. "Lately" was released as the third and final single from Tyrese. it featured actress Maia Campbell for the second time after her previous appearance from the single Sweet Lady.It released reached number 56 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 12 on the R&B chart. Tyrese performed the song at Music Mania in 1999.