He warns against signing music independence over to other entities.
Lil Uzi Vert recently shocked his fans when he told them they were "free" since he decided to step back from the rap game and delete his music. Since then, the rapper has returned to social media to give more details about his situation. In the video below, Uzi claims he still intends to release new music but his efforts are being halted by the deal he signed.
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“Y’all talking about drop something. I’m tryna drop something. I dropped ‘New Patek.’ That s**t ain’t getting leaked. I’ve been tryna drop something new. Bro, this is my life now. All I can do is make music, and sit back and wait for y’all response, and make visions to this s**t," he said. "You think I don’t wanna drop music? You just gotta understand when people don’t love you, they’ll hold your life if you sign a motherf*****g...Hold that s**t against you."
He goes on to share his insights on hood politics in relation to making deals. "And that go for the streets too. You ain’t supposed to sign no motherf*****g paper in the streets because that’s rattin. How the f*** I even sign this s**t as a deal," he said. "Motherf****r set myself up. What other way I was suppose to let this s**t go? S**t, it be all good at first just like them motherf****n rats. Motherf*****s be right out of jail.”