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Artist Biography For Lil Uzi Vert

Symere Bysil Woods Born July 31 1995 Philadelphia USA Known Professionally As Lil Uzi Vert Is An American Rapper Singer And Songwriter. Characterized By Their Face Tattoos Facial Piercings Eccentric Hairstyles And Androgynous Fashion Their Music Is Often Defined By Dark Subject Matters And Imagery Built On A Melodic Emo Approach To Trap. They Attracted Mainstream Attention Following The Release Of Their Debut Single "Money Longer" In 2016. The Song Would Act As The Lead Single For The Subsequent Mixtape "Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World". After Releasing Two Additional Mixtapes In 2016 And 2017 Including One In Collaboration With Gucci Mane Lil Uzi Vert Was Featured On The Billboard Hot 100 Chart. They Later Secured Their First Top 10 Single With "XO Tour Llif3" Which Won The MTV Video Music Award For Song Of The Summer. "XO Tour Llif3" Acted As The Lead Single To Lil Uzi Vert's Debut Studio Album "Luv Is Rage 2" 2017 Which Debuted At Number One On The Billboard 200 And Was Certified Double Platinum By The Recording Industry Association Of America RIAA . At The 2018 Grammy Awards Lil Uzi Vert Was Nominated For Best New Artist. Their Second Studio Album "Eternal Atake" 2020 Was Among The Most Anticipated Albums In Hip Hop And Peaked At Number One On The Billboard 200. 2010–2015 Career Beginnings
Woods Began To Rap In 2010 And Began To Associate With Musical Groups Like Steaktown In What They Say Was "just For Money" Under The Name "Sealab Vertical". They Later Changed Their Name To Lil Uzi Vert From The Way Someone Described Their Rap Flow Saying Their Flow Was "Fast Like A Machine Gun". Woods' First Project An EP Titled "Purple Thoughtz Vol. 1" Was Released On January 19 2014. The Project Which Was Described As "phonk" And Having Cloud Rap Beats Due To Its Psychedelic And "trippy" Production Features A Bigger Focus On Lyricism And Was Released With The Single "White Shit". The Track Produced By Spaceghostpurrp Went Viral In 2017 Within Hip-Hop Circles Following Woods' Entry Into The Mainstream. Shortly After The Release Of Their First Project Woods Caught The Attention Of Then Industry-Mainstays Like Mob. The EP And Following Features Caught The Attention Of Producer And Cofounder Of Atlantic Records Don Cannon After DJ Diamond Kuts Played One Of Their Songs On A Local Radio Station. Cannon Then Produced And Hosted Their First Mixtape "The Real Uzi" Which Was Released On August 5 2014. After The Release Of "The Real Uzi" Woods Signed A Record Deal With Atlantic Records Through DJ Drama Don Cannon's And Leighton Morrison's Imprint Generation Now. Following Their Signing To Atlantic Records Woods Was Featured Alongside Kid And Ferg On Carnage's Single "WDYW". They Also Released Several Songs On SoundCloud Including "No Wait" Produced By Metro Booming "Pressure" Which Is A Collaboration With Durk And ''Loaf". They Were Featured On Fall Out Boy And Khalifa's "Boys Of Zummer" Tour In August 2015. Woods Released Their Second Mixtape "Luv Is Rage" On October 30 2015. The Project Was Received Positively And Was Featured On Numerous Music Blogs Such As Fader XXL And Vibe. They Were Further Called A "breakout Artist Of 2015" By HotNewHipHop. 2016 Breakthrough
In February 2016 They Released The Single "Money Longer" On Their SoundCloud Following A Radio Debut On Shade 45. On April 15 2016 Vert Released Their Third Mixtape And First Commercial Mixtape "Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World". The Mixtape Debuted At Number 37 On The Billboard 200 Chart Making It Their First Entry On Said Chart. The Project Spent 55 Weeks On The Billboard 200 Eventually Being Certified Gold. Lil Uzi Vert And Kapri Embarked On A Joint Tour In May 2016 Titled The "Parental Advisory" Tour. In June 2016 Uzi Appeared In XXL Magazine As Part Of Their 2016 Freshmen Class. As Part Of This Appearance Uzi Performed A ‘freshman Cypher’ Alongside Denzel Curry Lil Yachty 21 Savage And Kodak Black. Riding The Wave Of Recognition The XXL Freshman List Gave Them Woods Released The Video For The Single "Money Longer" Which Debuted On The Billboard Hot 100 The Following Week Their First Entry On The Chart At Number 92 On July 2 2016. The Song Later Peaked At Number 54 And Is Currently Certified Two Times Platinum In The United States. Woods' Second Entry On The Chart "You Was Right" Debuted At 89 On July 30 2016 And Peaked At Number 40. On July 12 2016 Woods Announced Their Fourth Mixtape "The Perfect LUV Tape" Which Was Released On July 31 Their 22nd Birthday. The Mixtape Featured The Singles "Seven Million" Featuring Future And "Erase Your Social" Both Of Which Failed To Chart On The Billboard Hot 100. The Mixtape Debuted At Number 55 On The Billboard 200 Album Chart And Is Certified Gold By The RIAA. In October 2016 Woods Was Announced To Be An Additional Artist On The Weeknd's "Starboy Legend Of The Fall" Tour. Lil Uzi Vert Announced A Collaboration Mixtape With Gucci Mane Titled "1017 Vs. The World" Which Was Released On November 23 2016. On The 27th Uzi Announced "Luv Is Rage 2" Which Went Through A Series Of Delays. 2017 Luv Is Rage 2
Uzi Was Featured On Migos' Single "Bad And Boujee". The Single Was Released On August 31 2016 And Its From The Trio's Second Studio Album "Culture". In January 2017 Around The Time The Album Was Released The Single Reached The Top Of The US Billboard Hot 100 Becoming Uzi's First Number 1 Single As A Lead Or Featured Artist And Their Highest Charting Single As Both. On February 27 2017 Woods Released The EP "Luv Is Rage 1.5" While On Tour With The Weeknd. The EP Was Positively Received For Its "nerdy" Nature With Kingdom Hearts Themed Instrumentals And Lyrics Referring To Anime Steven Universe And Hentai. The EP Was Also Credited As The Start Of Uzi's Affiliation With The "emo-Rapper" Label Due To The Heartbreak-Associated Lyrics On The Song "Luv Scars K.O 1600" And References To Threats Of Suicide And Depression On The Stand-Out Track "XO Tour Llif3". "XO Tour Llif3" Got Significant Popularity On SoundCloud Resulting In Uzi Playing It Live On The European Leg Of The Weeknd's Tour And The Following Week The Song Was Added To Streaming Services And Released As An Official Single. On April 4 2017 "Xo Tour Llif3" Debuted On Billboard Hot 100 At Number 49 And Peaked At Number 7 Becoming The Rapper's Highest Charting Song And Biggest Song Being Certified 6x Platinum As Of August 2018. "Luv Is Rage 2" Was Delayed Again On April 2 2017 With Uzi Blaming It On DJ Drama. On April 9 Don Cannon Confirmed The Project Wasn't Getting Released "any Time Soon" And Confirmed That "XO Tour Llif3" Would Be On The Album. Uzi Was Featured On Fellow Rapper Playboi Carti's Single "wokeuplikethis*" Released On April 7. The Single Was Performed By The Pair At Coachella 2017. "wokeuplikethis*" Was Eventually Certified Platinum And Peaked At Number 76 On The Billboard Hot 100. Uzi Was Featured Alongside ASAP Rocky Playboi Carti Quavo And Frank Ocean On A$AP Rappers Collective Mob's Single "RAF". The Single Was Released By Surprise On May 15 2017. In Early August Hip-Hop Media Personality DJ Akademiks Claimed That "Luv Is Rage 2" Would Be Released Within 30 Days. On August 24 2017 "Luv Is Rage 2" Was Announced For A Surprise Release At Midnight And On August 25 2017 Lil Uzi Vert Released Their Heavily Delayed Debut Studio Album Which Included "XO TOUR Llif3" As The Lead Single. The Album Debuted At Number One On The Billboard 200 Albums Chart With 135 000 Album-Equivalent Units And Has Since Been Certified Platinum. The Album Also Created Ten Billboard Hot 100 Charting Singles With Two Of Them "The Way Life Goes" And "Sauce It Up" Becoming Singles. During British Singer Ed Sheeran's Set At The Video Music Awards Uzi Vert And Sheeran Performed A Medley Of "XO Tour Llif3" And Sheeran's Chart-Topping Single "Shape Of You". In September 2017 Woods Teased A Possible Sequel Project To "Lil Uzi Vert Vs The World" Possibly Titled "Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World 2" And A Collaboration Project With Playboi Carti Titled "16*29". In October A Joint Tour With Playboi Carti Called The "16*29 Tour" Was Announced Further Promoting The Possibility Of A Collaboration Project. The Tour Was Canceled Shortly Thereafter Due To Uzi Claiming They Needed To "focus". In October 2017 Uzi Headlined Power 105.1's Annual Powerhouse Music Celebration Alongside The Weeknd Migos And Cardi B At The Barclays Center In Brooklyn New York. Uzi Was Also Featured On Canadian Rapper Nav's Platinum-Certified Single "Wanted You". The Song Was Released On November 3 2017. On December 4 2017 "The Way Life Goes" Music Video Was Released With A Remix Featuring Nicki Minaj. The Song Peaked At Number 24 On The Billboard Hot 100. Uzi Vert Performed The Song On Stephen Colbert's The Late Show On February 6 2018. They Were Featured Alongside Kanye West On Travis Scott's Song "Watch" Which Was Released On May 3 2018. "Watch" Debuted At Number 16 On The Billboard Hot 100 Chart. They Were Also Featured On A Remix For Fellow Rapper Lil Tracy's Single "Like A Farmer". 2018–2020 Eternal Atake Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World 2 And Pluto X Baby Pluto In January 2018 Uzi Announced That They Had Completed A Mixtape With Record Producer Wheezy. In May 2018 Don Cannon Confirmed That A New Uzi Project Was Dropping That Year And Speculation Arose In July 2018 When Uzi Tweeted The Words "Eternal Atake" The Title Of Their Second Studio Album Pinning The Tweet And Announcing It Was "coming Soon" Then At The End Of The Month Sharing The Then-Chosen Cover Art For The Project. The Art Referenced The Logo Of The Cult Heavens Gate. The Two Members Who Survived The Cult Suggested That Legal Actions Could Be Taken Against Uzi For Copying The Logo Style. The Art Was The Source Of A Threat From The Remaining Members Of The Organization Over A Legal Attack. The Then-Thought Lead Single For The Album "New Patek" Was Released On September 18 2018. Uzi Was Then Featured On Lil Pump's Single "Multi Millionaire". The Single Was Released On October 5 2018. In April 2019 Following Label Trouble With Generation Now It Was Announced That Uzi Was Now Signed To Roc Nation. Two New Promotional Singles Were Released In April 2019 Titled "Sanguine Paradise" And "That's A Rack" Originally Thought To Be From Their Highly Anticipated Studio Album "Eternal Atake". On December 13 2019 Uzi Released A New Single Titled "Futsal Shuffle 2020" Which Is The Lead Single Of "Eternal Atake". The Rapper Then Released The Second Single Of The Album "That Way" On March 1 2020. "Eternal Atake" Was Released On March 6 2020 With A Sole Guest Appearance From American Singer Syd. "New Patek" "That's A Rack" And "Sanguine Paradise" Did Not Appear On The Album. "Eternal Atake" Debuted Atop The Billboard 200. On March 12 2020 Lil Uzi Teased That The Deluxe Version Of "Eternal Atake" And The Sequel To Their 2016 Mixtape "Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World" Titled "Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World 2" Would Be Released The Following Day The Date Fans Expected The Release Date Of The Original Album. The Deluxe Edition Would Have Fourteen New Tracks Featuring Guest Appearances From Chief Keef 21 Savage Future Young Thug Gunna Lil Durk Young Nudy And Nav. The First Half Of The Album Maintained A Leading Number 1 Position With 400 Million Streams In Early 2020. This Marked The Largest Streaming Count For Any Album Since 2018 When Lil Wayne's Twelfth Studio Album "Tha Carter V" Got 433 Million Streams. On April 24 2020 Lil Uzi Vert Released A New Single Titled "Sasuke". On July 10 Lil Uzi Appeared On The Remix Of StaySolidRocky's "Party Girl". On July 21 Lil Uzi And Future Hinted At An Upcoming Joint Project Titled "Pluto X Baby Pluto" On Their Social Media It Was Released On November 13 2020 And Peaked At Number Two On The Billboard 200. 2021–2022 Subsequent Ventures
In Late 2020 Lil Uzi Vert Began Promoting New Singles On Instagram Live That Were Sonically Similar To Popular Releases Early O Their Career. They Announced An Upcoming Project Titled "Forever Young" As Well As A Follow-Up To "Luv Is Rage 2". From The 16th To The 22nd Of July 2022 Uzi Released 4 Songs From Their EP RED & WHITE On Their SoundCloud Account Day By Day Then On The 22nd The Rest Of The EP Was Released. 2023 - Present
In June 2023 Uzi Noted That The Album Would Be Released That Same Month. On The 17th Uzi Had Taken To Instagram To Post An Alternate Cover Art To The Project. They Also Announced That The Cover Art Would Release In "a Couple Of Days" And That The Tracklist Would Release "this Week " While Confirming The Release Date Of June 30. On June 26 2023 Uzi Revealed The Cover Art And The Release Date On Their Website And Simultaneously Released The Gibson Hazard Directed Trailer For The Album. Days Prior To It's Official Announcement Uzi Threw An Album Release Party — Which They Named “The Pink Tape Prom” — In Which They Previewed Several Tracks From The Project. On June 30 2023 Lil Uzi Vert Released The Highly Anticipated Album "Pink Tape". The Album Contains Guest Appearances From Travis Scott Nicki Minaj Bring Me The Horizon Don Toliver And Babymetal.

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