We take a look at eight records that helped Lil Uzi Vert blow up in 2016.
Is there anyone better at marketing themselves on social media than Lil Uzi Vert? Sure, Vince Staples is already going down in the Twitter Hall of Fame for his constant provocation, and artists like Lil Yachty or 21 Savage are late but formidable entries to this category, but it’s hard not to pinpoint the use of a charismatic online presence along with viral snippets directly to the Philly rapper’s signature shoulder roll. 2016 was a breakout year for the 22 year old and he’s now poised to deliver the highly anticipated sequel to 2015’s Luv Is Rage debut.
Here are 8 songs from the past year that catapulted Uzi towards the forefront of pop culture.