Uzi originally gained attention in 2015, when he released the track “Money Longer” and the mixtape Luv Is Rage. But Uzi’s presence on Migos’ “Bad and Boujee” and the release of his breakthrough track “XO TOUR Llif3” catapulted him to stardom. The songs peaked at number one and number seven on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively.
Lil Uzi Vert’s style has been likened to Lil Wayne’s many times, and it has been described as emo rap with rock elements. People have also referred to him as a “lo-fi rapper.” Marilyn Manson, according to Uzi, is one of his most significant inspirations.
Luv Is Rage 2, Uzi’s long-awaited first studio album, was released on August 25, 2017. It was a sequel to his first mixtape. The album debuted at number one and has now been certified platinum.
On March 25, 2019, Complex claimed that Lil Uzi Vert was being handled by Roc Nation, despite the fact that Uzi’s label, Generation Now, has been at odds with Roc Nation for quite some time. Three days later, on March 29, he released his first song in a long time, “Free Uzi.”
Eternal Atake, the rapper’s second studio album, was released on March 6, 2020, following a two-year delay and the release of the majority of the songs in 2019. It features his highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 song, “Futsal Shuffle 2020,” as well as “That Way,” which samples the Backstreet Boys’ 1999 smash “I Want It That Way.”
Woods is characterized by their facial tattoos, facial piercings, eccentric hairstyles and androgynous fashion, imagery built on a melodic emo approach to trap.