Lil Uzi Vert has left followers divided after introducing their new alter-ego, Leslie.
The Philly rapper unveiled their new look and moniker on Instagram on Sunday (April 16) whereas touring in Thailand.
Uzi posted a sequence of images displaying off Leslie’s emo-inspired coiffure and outfit, together with a video of them consuming a cockroach.
Within the footage, Child Pluto may be seen carrying a “Pink Tape” T-shirt, which is the identify of their upcoming album.
Followers took to the feedback part of Lil Uzi Vert’s submit to share their ideas on their new alter-ego, with many individuals mocking their new look.
“N-gga trying like any person emo auntie,” one fan wrote, whereas one other joked: “Uzi trying like he simply joined panic on the disco.”
“I believed that was somebody’s grandmother,” one other commenter quipped.
Not everybody was turned off by Uzi’s new look, although. “Cease telling of us to be regular.. regular is Boring if that is his persona let it’s,” one fan wrote in protection of his individuality.
Pennsylvania rapper Eem Triplin, in the meantime, hailed Uzi as “not human” whereas utilizing a goat emoji to crown him as the best of all time.
Lil Uzi Vert’s new alter-ego comes simply days after he carried out at Rolling Loud Thailand in Pattaya Metropolis on Thursday (April 13).
Uzi is at present engaged on their long-awaited third album, The Pink Tape, which is ready to be launched this yr. Don Cannon just lately claimed Uzi has recorded virtually 700 songs for the undertaking.
“I gotta say him as a result of he’s continuous,” he stated. “Proper now, we engaged on the album and he obtained 680 songs [from the last] 18 months. I name him the Kobe Bryant when he was saying he used to shoot leap photographs after the sport.
“That’s what he doing. He offer you a success and do 5 songs a day. No person imagine me. I carry them to the studio to see. Sober, excessive, when he used to get excessive and now he sober doing it. Ain’t nothing modified.”
He added: “He one among them guys, and it’s totally different since you’re getting all totally different type of songs out of him. You may get a rock tune, an actual rap tune as a result of he actually rap, you may get the melodic shit that he do.”