- Editors’ Notes A vertiginous, gone-viral stage dive at 2017’s Rolling Loud Festival upheld Uzi’s claims to being a “rock star.” On Luv Is Rage 2, he engages one of rock’s other key tropes: peering into the abyss. With his sharply melodic flow, he makes plenty of allusions to his success, comparing his diamonds to Pharrell’s over the video-game bleeps of “For Real” before trading triumphant verses with the man himself on “Neon Guts.”.
- About Luv Is Rage 2 (Deluxe) In the middle of 2017, Lil Uzi Vert released the mixtape Luv Is Rage 2 (Deluxe). Checkout more mixtapes of Lil Uzi Vert and more content related to rap and hip-hop on our platform. Neon Guts (Feat. Pharrell Williams).
|Luv Is Rage|
|Released||October 30, 2015|
|Lil Uzi Vert chronology|
Luv Is Rage is the debut commercial mixtape by American rapper Lil Uzi Vert. It was released on October 30, 2015, by Generation Now and Atlantic Records. The mixtape includes features from Young Thug and Wiz Khalifa. A sequel was released on August 25, 2017.
In a 2016 interview with GlobalGrindTV, Lil Uzi Vert explained the title of Luv Is Rage:
In the middle of 2017, Lil Uzi Vert released the mixtape Luv Is Rage 2 (Deluxe). Checkout more mixtapes of Lil Uzi Vert and more content related to rap and hip-hop on our platform. Luv Is Rage 2 is the debut studio album by American rapper Lil Uzi Vert.It was released on August 25, 2017, through Generation Now and distributed by Atlantic Records.The album serves as a sequel to Uzi's commercial debut mixtape Luv Is Rage (2015). It features guest appearances from The Weeknd and Pharrell Williams. Luv Is Rage 2 was supported by three singles: 'XO Tour Llif3', 'The Way Life.
It goes two different ways. It's, like, I usually just say the one way, but it go both ways. Like ‘Luv Is Rage’ is, like, L-U-V: it's Lil Uzi Vert, and, like, I'm a rockstar, I am rage, like everything I do, I'm raging. And, it's more, like, you know rage is, like, it's not that good, like, raging is, like, rebellious, like, and, like, with love, like, you know, love is good. Like, but love is also bad too. It's horrible. And it was, like, a lot of songs are a little darker and stuff and, like, you can hear the stuff that I say–stuff, like, yeah–I don't know, I'm always in a bad space, even if I'm, like–I don't know, I'm crazy.
The version of the mixtape on streaming services only contains 12 of the 16 songs that are on the mixtape, as 'Moist', 'Queso', 'Wit My Crew x 1987' and 'Nuyork Nights at 21,' are excluded.
The mixtape features Atlanta rapper Young Thug on streaming services. However, the mixtape also originally included a feature from fellow Pennsylvanian rapper Wiz Khalifa, whom Lil Uzi Vert considers to be one of his leading inspirations.
Release and promotion
The music video for the mixtape's first track 'Safe House' was released on November 10, 2015 as a WorldStarHipHop exclusive directed by Spike Jordan. As of July 2020, the music video has accumulated over 3 million views.
The music video for 'Super Saiyan Trunks' was released on July 8, 2015. The music video features clips from Dragon Ball, a Japanese animated television series. As of July 2020, the music video has accumulated over 9 million views.
The music video for 'All My Chains' was released on February 19, 2016. The music video features Lil Uzi Vert in North Philadelphia, where he was born and raised. As of July 2020, the music video has accumulated over 6 million views.
The mixtape received generally positive reviews. Darryl Robertson of Vibe called the project 'solid'. Rose Lilah of HotNewHipHop called the features on the mixtape 'quality'. Kemet High of XXL said that the mixtape 'depicts Uzi at his rawest state', and said that the project was 'packed with swift melodies'.
'7AM' spent a total of ten weeks on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, peaking at number five on August 6, 2016.
|2.||'Banned from TV'||Charlie Heat||2:57|
|3.||'Super Saiyan'||Slade Da Monsta||2:27|
|5.||'Yamborghini Dream' (featuring Young Thug)||3:48|
|6.||'Right Now'||Sonny Digital||3:48|
|9.||'Queso' (featuring Wiz Khalifa)||3:56|
|10.||'All My Chains'||Slade Da Monsta||3:29|
|12.||'Wit My Crew x 1987'||6:21|
|13.||'Nuyork Nights at 21'||FKi 1st||2:50|
Luv Is Rage 2 Zip
- 'Moist', 'Queso', 'Wit My Crew x 1987' and 'Nuyork Nights at 21' are not available on streaming services.
Lil Uzi Vert Luv Is Rage 2 Zip
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|April 21, 2018||LP|||
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