Lil Uzi Vert Covers FADER Sex Issue, Talks Pressures Of Working In Rap

blame it on Meka February 14, 2017

With Young one side, Lil Uzi Vert covers the other side of FADER’s Sex Issue hitting shelves on March 7th.

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Sitting down with Felipe Delerme in Hawaii, the Atlanta-via-Philly rapper — who landed his first No. 1 song with the Migos in “Bad And Boujee” — gets open and honest about his job, his complicated relationship status and much more.

Some choice quotes:

Rap isn’t the glamorous life that it’s cracked up to be

“Being a rapper is a facade,” Lil Uzi Vert says. “I ain’t going to lie bro, I’m here for a job. I’m here to record my album. I would do that in L.A., but I didn’t because my people. I don’t give a f**k about this sh*t. When I go on stage, that’s the only fun I really have.”

The binds that tie…

“You wanna know what the curse is? I gotta take care of my family. That’s the curse right there. I gotta take care of my whole family. That’s why I can’t stop. If I ain’t have to take care of nobody, best believe I’d be regular as f**k.”

Why Uzi left Philly for Atlanta

“I really realize, the world is bigger than motherf**kers that’s around you. The world is bigger than that neighborhood, bro. That’s what I realized. I said, ‘Hold on, if y’all do this, y’all keep doing this, right? Y’all keep doing the same thing, your whole lifestyle: eating the same, thinking the same, doing the same activities, doing it everyday. It becomes a cycle. If it becomes a cycle, what are you learning now? Nothing.’”

The article can be read here.