RapCaviar, the all star concert featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti, and DJ Drama is coming to the Aragon Ballroom!
Lil Uzi Vert (birth name Symere Woods) was born in Francisville (North Philadelphia) in 1994 and is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. He got his stage name from a friend who said he rapped “like a little uzi’”and he cites ASAP Rocky, Marilyn Manson, Pharrell, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, and the Ying Yang Twins as his biggest influences. He released his first 2 mixtapes (Purple Thoughtz Vol. 1 and The Real Uzi) as digital downloads in 2014 and his rapping skills got the attention of record producers Don Cannon and DJ Drama. The following year he signed a record deal with their company (Atlantic Records) and released his third mixtape, Luv is Rage. The album featured Wiz Khalifa and Young Thug as guest artists and brought Uzi worldwide recognition. His latest mixtape (Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World) came out in May 2016 and features the production talents of Cubeatz, Don Cannon, Lyle LeDuff, Maaly Raw, Metro Boomin, and WondaGurl. It hit #30 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and #20 on the Top Rap Albums chart. Uzi has also been a guest artist on tracks by other artists such as A$AP Ferg, Marty Baller, Future, and many more.
Don’t miss your chance to see the rapper who mixes the styles of Young Thug, Chief Keef, and the A$AP Mob!