Lil Uzi Vert Links Up With Metro Boomin for “Wrong”
Lil Uzi Vert is quickly rising the ranks in the rap world. The Philadelphia rapper recently headlined his first show in New York City as he builds off the increased exposure he's received in the aftermath of the LUV is RAGE project.
After releasing a major collaboration with 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa just one week ago, it appears that Lil Uzi Vert has been in the studio cooking something up with Metro Boomin. A new track titled "Wrong" has hit the net, though it comes with a very low sound quality. It's not clear where the song was ripped from, but you should not be expecting this to sound good on your speakers. Still, you can hear why this track might be bound for big things once a higher quality version arrives.
A few years ago, working with the likes of Metro Boomin would have sounded like a fantasy to Lil Uzi Vert. The Don Cannon and DJ Drama protégé told XXL that he never intended to become a rapper.
"I really didn’t want to rap; I was just a regular kid," he said. "My friend his name is William Aston, we went to the same High School together and he was rapping. He put out a freestyle over Chris Brown’s “Look at Me Now” and it was fire and the whole school went crazy. I was always so used to the attention and it was like damn. I was brand new at that school because I got kicked out of my old school. I’m an attention seeker, still ’til this day. I came up to him a week later and said, ‘Yo I rap.' He told me to spit something but I really didn’t rap. I would prolonging it like, 'Oh I’ll rap for you later at lunch or next time I see you after school.' But I really wasn’t doing it. I made one rap and it was corny as hell and he just told me to keep going. One day he pulled up on me and tested me like, 'You want to go to the studio?' I said yeah, but I was bullshitting. He was like, 'Ok come outside.' It was no turning back because he was actually outside. We went to the studio I laid a track and it was crazy. He just said we should start rapping together and that’s how it all started."
Lil Uzi Vert's story is a perfect example of how a seemingly small moment can change someone's life forever.
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