Lil Uzi Vert Drops Official “XO” Video, Debuts at No. 1 with ‘Luv is Rage 2’

Lil Uzi Vert strung fans along for several months as he teased his Luv is Rage 2 album, the sequel to his 2015 star-turning mixtape, but now that it’s finally here, he’s more than made up for that elusiveness. Not only has the Philly star notched the first No. 1 Billboard debut of his career, but he’s finally released the official—like, officially official—music video for “XO Tour Llif3,” easily one of the year’s most ubiquitous hits.

The video, directed by celebrity fashion designer Virgil Abloh, heavily differs from the original “XO Tour Llif3” clip which, to be frank, wasn’t much of a video at all. With help from Nav, The Weeknd, Spike Jordan and more, Uzi finally delivers the track’s proper, purple-filtered visual. Clearly representing the romantically morbid nature of the song itself, the video finds Uzi rapping the song’s first verse while laying casually in a pool of blood that may or may not be his own. In another shot, the face of a bloodied and smiling woman looks up into the camera cryptically. Later, Uzi wets his finger with blood—tasting it first—to scribble an ominous message on a wall before falling unconscious.

Uzi delivered Luv is Rage 2 on August 25, and on Tuesday—a day later, courtesy of the Labor Day holiday—it officially debuted atop the Billboard 200, becoming his first ever chart-topper. Luv is Rage 2 isn’t just his first No. 1, it’s the first time he’s debuted a project higher than No. 37 (his April 2016 vs. The World tape). He reached the top spot with a first-week album-equivalent performance of roughly 135,000 units, about 15,000 more than last week’s projections predicted.

Watch “XO Tour Llif3” above.

Related Posts


Lil Uzi Vert ‘Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World’

Music Video
Music Video

Watch A$AP Ferg’s “Uzi Gang” Video, Featuring Lil Uzi Vert and Marty Baller


Maxo Kream and Lil Uzi Vert Finally Head to “Mars”


Lil Uzi Vert Will Drop ‘Luv is Rage 2’…Tonight?!

Music Video
Music Video

Playboi Carti and Lil Uzi Vert Throw a Prison Bash in “wokeuplikethis*” Video


Latest News

nas-rapture Film


Mass Appeal’s new Netflix series premieres this weekend at SXSW
same Hot Takes

It Was a Type Beat Year

The search for something new in a year of sameness
shea serrano Features

Shea Serrano Quit His Teaching Job, Now He Has Two Best Sellers and Two TV Shows

"It is funny to just walk in and just be a Mexican, because I’m usually the only one there"
mf doom Features

The 10 Best DOOM Songs of 2017, Ranked

Even after 'The Missing Notebook Rhymes' went missing, the masked villain still caused havoc
worst cops Features

The Worst Cops of 2017

The hall of shame
donald trump Features

32 Songs That Dissed Donald Trump in 2017

The "F.D.T." wave
lil peep News

R.I.P. Gus, Long Live Lil Peep

Resisting nostalgia at the speed of the internet
88 rising Features

Sean Miyashiro of 88rising Connected the Cultures

With 1.25 million YouTube subscribers and a gang of talent, 88rising controlled the new East-West flow
eminem Video

Eminem By the Numbers

You may know how many f*cks he gives, but what about the other crucial figures from Slim Shady's career?
tape Features

Why 2017 Was Rap’s Year of the Tape

Seven labels explain why they're still rewinding cassettes back
safdie brothers Features

The Safdie Brothers Got Gritty as 2017’s Filmmakers to Watch

"You might not like the feeling that you're feeling, but you can still be entertained by that feeling."
best albums Features

The 25 Best Albums of 2017

The essential sounds that defined one very strange year
hey arnold Humor

Everything About Christmas is Awful, Except the ‘Hey Arnold!’ Special

The one redeeming thing about this trash holiday
combat-jack Features

Knowledge Darts Vol. 32: Winter Solstice

I never got to say thank you
jeezy Video

Open Space: Jeezy

"You can’t just crush a diamond with a rock. It’s hard, it’s tough. But it’s bright."

Rhythm Roulette: Boi-1da

The wait is over