He’s only young, but you’ll be surprised at the power behind Lil Uzi Vert’s words. The rapper could change your life and make you think about the way you are viewing things with a fresh perspective.
Lil Uzi Vert was born Sycamore Woods, in 1994 in Pennsylvania. He grew up idolising Marilyn Manson first, and later turning to ASAP Rocky, Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Young Thug, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne, and the Ying Yang Twins.
Lil Uzi gained initial recognition following the release of the commercial mixtape Luv Is Rage in 2015. The tape led to a recording contract with Atlantic Records and further mainstream attention through the release of debut single Money Longer in 2016. This song was the lead single for 2016 mixtape Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World.
In 2017, Lil Uzi released his debut studio album Luv Is Rage 2 which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and was certified double-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. He received a Grammy Award nomination in 2018 for Best New Artist which created much anticipation for a second studio album. In 2020 he excited fans across the world when he made this happen and released Eternal Atake, which peaked at number one on the Billboard 200.
The rapper has come a long way in a short time, and will almost always have a relevant quote applicable to the many situation’s life throws at us.