For Those Who Had a “Blue Christmas” Lil Uzi Vert There was one new song, “Red Moon”.
Released on December 25, “Red Moon” features Lil Uzi Vert, 28, appreciating those who spent the season with a broken heart. “Lost myself and then I made my bedroom / Got to thinking back, got too much space,” Uzi raps over a jungle/drum-and-bass beat. “Thinking about my relationships that didn’t last / What I didn’t get from them, I swear I’m trying to get it out of you / You let me go and now I’m feeling so light blue I am alone and I am just looking at the red moon.
In the accompanying music video, Lil Uzi Vert (who uses they/them pronouns) reflects on the disorientation of loss by wearing clothes backwards. The video portrays the world through a blurry filter as Uzi appears to wander aimlessly across the world. Eventually they reach a beach, walking into the waves they begin to shed tears, crying over what was lost.
The message at the end of the video reads, “If someone can get away from you, let them be.” “It’s better to be alone than to lose yourself for approval. Love isn’t real, but with my imagination I can make anything real.”
“Red Moon” comes six months after Lil Uzi Vert released his third studio album, pink tape, pink tape Debuting at number 1 on the Billboard 200, it is the first rap album to top the chart in 2023. With a wide range of sounds, the album includes productions travis scott, nicki minaj, don tolliver and metal groups Bring Me the Horizon and Babymetal.
In October, Lil Uzi Vert announced during a concert in Chicago that his next album – his third installment love is rage The series – would be his last. “I came to this conclusion not a long time ago,” Uzi told his followers. “I was going to wait until late to say it, but, you know, I’m losing love is rage 3and you know, love is rage 3 This will be my last album.”
Lil Uzi Vert said that they would be “going on another tour” after this. love is rage 3, but after that, they will “try to live a normal life.” Although the crowd expressed disappointment over Uzi’s retirement, they began chanting the rapper’s name to show love.
“Thank you for your support, and thank you for supporting me on my decision,” he said. “I will make sure that this time I give it my all on Love Is Rage 3 because we have to continue the legacy.”
Lil Uzi Vert tells TMZ he hopes to work in fashion by designing women’s clothing after retiring from music. “I love making music, but I don’t really want to make that kind of music anymore,” he told the outlet.