The wait for Eternal Atake is real, but given Uzi’s track record, it’s still unclear if the project will see the light of day this year. Lil Uzi Vert’s been preparing for the album’s release throughout 2018. Don Cannon even said that we’d be getting it before the year ends which was clearly false. However, it looks like worse news has come from the world of Lil Uzi Vert. The rapper announced his departure from the rap game earlier today.
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Whether Eternal Atake drops this year or not remains a mystery, but there seems to be another factor that might delay its process. Lil Uzi Vert announced on Instagram that he’s “done with music.” The rapper thanked his fans for their love and support over the years but said that he wanted to be normal again, wishing he could wake up in 2013.
“I wanna take the time out to say I think each and every one of my [supporters] but I’m done with music I deleted everything I wanna be normal,” he wrote. “I wanna wake up in 2013.”
He added at the bottom of the post, “You are free.”
There’s a possibility that tension with his record label reached new heights. Following the release of Luv Is Rage 2, Uzi’s been vocal about his issues with his record label. In his verse on Shabazz PBG’s “Shells,” Lil Uzi Vert raps, “Tryna figure out how I’m tryna get out my deal.”
Hopefully, Uzi isn’t actually serious about quitting music and we could expect the rapper’s project to drop sometime this quarter.