Written by: Kris Pursiainen
On September 16th, 2017, Philly Rapper Lil Uzi Vert, who just released “Luv is Rage 2” on August 25th, posted a video to Instagram captioned, “Just A Vibe💨🚷 ….👨🏾🎤vs🌏2® ? 🙄”. The video was Uzi lip-syncing along to a snippet of a track he’s working on in the studio, while smoking a blunt. You can watch it here:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BZFtKlegg51/?taken-by=liluzivert/ The caption, more specifically this part of it: “👨🏾🎤vs🌏2® ? 🙄”, translates in “Uzi Emoji Language”, as I call it, to “Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World 2,” a potential sequel to his hit mixtape “Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World” from 2016, which featured songs such as “Money Longer”, “You Was Right”, and “Ps & Qs”. Uzi announced the release of Luv is Rage 2 the day it came out, but despite the lack of true promotion, the LP ended up being #1 on the Billboard 200, even with competition such as A$AP Mob’s “Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy” and XXXTentacion’s “17”.
(Pictured: Lil Uzi Vert)
Fans are now excited for the release of “Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World 2”, as well as the collab-album he announced he was working on with rocker Marilyn Manson. This collaboration has been waited on for fans ever since Uzi bought a Marilyn Manson chain for $220,000 from popular jewelry maker, Ben Baller. You can see Uzi’s chain here:
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