“I wanna take the day trip to say I thank each one in all my helps, however I’m executed with music,” he wrote on the put up. “I deleted all the things. I wanna be regular… I wanna get up in 2013.”
Followers instantly took to social media to register their misery that the rapper may actually have deleted recordsdata for his second studio album, “Everlasting Awake,” which he’s been teasing for months and had claimed was close to completion. Whether or not the put up is actual or a publicity stunt stays to be seen. Representatives for his label, Atlantic Data, couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.
The Philadelphia rapper signed to Atlantic in 2014, having self-released two initiatives earlier. With the help of Atlantic, Uzi rose to fame together with his “Luv is Rage” mixtape and subsequent “Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World” and “The Excellent Luv Tape” releases.
His 2017 debut album “Luv Is Rage 2” charted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and gave the world the darkish and catchy single “XO Tour Llif3.” The observe peaked at No. 7 and made Uzi an enormous title within the rap neighborhood, alongside together with his function on the chart-topping Migos single “Unhealthy and Boujee.”
Earlier than his shocking announcement as we speak, the supposedly imminent “Everlasting Atake” album had drawn consideration and controversy for that includes cowl artwork based mostly on the Heaven’s Gate cult. Representatives from the cult threatened to take authorized motion towards the rapper for utilizing their art work with out permission.
It’s unclear whether or not Uzi is severe about his retirement from music. Different well-liked musicians, like Jay-Z and Justin Bieber, have made sudden claims about not making music, solely to return quickly.