Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert knows it’s only right his presence is felt at next month’s Made In America music festival – especially since the annual event is happening in his hometown. The hip-hop star and fellow music heavyweight Kid Laroi are both expected to hit the stage for performances.
Lil Uzi Vert’s Heading To MIA
While LUV has remained tight-lipped on the event, an inside source has revealed the rap hitmaker is set to make a mighty return. He’s previously appeared at the annual JAY-Z-approved showcases.
This year’s Made in America Festival just got a bit more fun. A source close to the festival tells Billboard that Lil Uzi Vert and The Kid Laroi will be surprise guests for the 10th annual event during Labor Day Weekend. Jay-Z’s yearly festival, produced by Roc Nation, will take place at the iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia from Sept. 4 to 5. The star-studded lineup features headliners Justin Bieber and Lil Baby, along with performances by Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Bobby Shmurda, Baby Keem, Lil Durk, A$AP Ferg, Moneybagg Yo, Freddie Gibbs, Tinashe, Morray, 42 Dugg, EST Gee, and more. (Billboard)
Lil Uzi Vert’s Back Teasing ‘Pink Tape’
Earlier in the week, the hip-hop star returned to teasing the status of a much-needed Pink Tape studio project.
LUV went to his Instagram page – which still only has two posts – with his latest post since July 27. The footage features Vert performing a song presumably off the upcoming project.
“THIS SONG NOT EVEN OUT!!!!!* 🧎🏾💋🦇🤧💕®️ P!NK🧠”
In addition to securing 1.6 million views in less than 9 hours, the comments section flooded with people pleading for Vert to release the new music.
“carti x uzi soon 🙏🏽”
“We ready for PINK TAPE + FOREVER YOUNG🧠🦇👽”
“NEED THAT RAGE SNIPPET NOW!!!”
“UZI DROP THE PINK TAPE & PROVE THEM WRONG!!!🦇🤓”
“hey uzi can u and carti be friends again?”
Lil Uzi Could Be Dropping What His Fans Have Been Waiting For
In July, Uzi had fans going when he hinted at the possible release of a long-awaited project, Pink Tape.
Lil Uzi left a cryptic post for his followers with the name of his project he has teased since December 2020. This comes only a few days after he posted on Instagram with the same caption.
This left many fans buzzing with excitement the anticipated mixtape packed with old Uzi Soundcloud tracks and new collaborations, including a rumored collab with Travis Scott, could really be on its way.
“Pink Tape 🧠®️”
Meek Mill + Lil Uzi Vert Dropping Soon
Speaking of new music, Philadelphia rap star Meek Mill and Lil Uzi Vert have something special on the way. The hip-hop stars were recently spotted out in public on their new tunes grind filming a much-needed music video.
The pair had social media’s full attention after they were seen shooting a music video for a new collab track. Fans are begging for more details, or the actual new music drop itself. For now, there’s no other word on what Meek and Uzi are up to – just the video evidence remains at the moment.