Lil Uzi Vert (born July 31, 1995 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; real name: Symere Woods) is a U.S. rapper. His first successes in the U.S. came in 2016 with the singles Money Longer and You Was Right. Both songs went double platinum in the US. He reached the international charts for the first time with the single XO Tour Llif3, released in 2017. He was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2018 Grammy Awards.
Lil Uzi Vert became known to a wider audience in 2016 with his singles Money Longer, You Was Right and Ps & Qs. In 2017, he made a guest appearance with the Migos with the single Bad and Boujee.
After the song Money Longer, the breakup between Lil Uzi Vert and his girlfriend Brittany Byrd was announced. He deals with this separation in the song XO TOUR Llif3. With this he was represented for the first time internationally in the charts.
In 2016, Lil Uzi Vert released the single Pull Up with Wiz Khalifa, which took off in the United States. His debut album Luv Is Rage 2, released on August 25, 2017, reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In 2017, he and Playboi Carti announced a collabo album called 16*29, which has never been released to date.
In 2019, the singles Sanguine Paradise, That’s A Rack and Futsal Shuffle 2020 were released.
On March 1, 2020 Lil Uzi Vert released the single That Way and after announcing it three years earlier, Lil Uzi Vert released the album Eternal Atake on March 6, 2020. On March 13 he released the album Lil Uzi Vert vs the World 2 as a deluxe edition of Eternal Atake.
On November 13, 2020, he released his album Pluto x Baby Pluto with Future, which managed to reach number two on the Billboard 200. In addition, the deluxe version of the album was released a few days later.
In December 2020, he announced in an Instagram livestream two more albums to be released in the same year. The two albums are named Forever Young and Luv Is Rage 3.