Lil Uzi Vert Names Mike Jones Among Top 5 Most Influential Rappers

I had a Boost Mobile and my mom would give me $15 and I’d get phone cards and shit and I would spend all my money calling Mike Jones’ number ’cause I wanted to talk to him,” he said. He continued on to say that he always knew that Young Thug would be successful. Right now, to this day: 281-330-8004. Uzi made the appearance, of course, sporting his $24 million diamond forehead piercing. He had that star power.”
As he moved through his list of influences, he mentioned Lil Wayne, whose style he admitted he actually tried to emulate. Not even before the public. The reason that he was such an influence to me was because he was almost like a mythical creature back then,” he said. He even remembered the Houston rapper’s phone number and shared it with fans. When I was younger, girls would say I looked like Lil Wayne, so I would run with that. It’s always interesting when rappers reveal who the most influential voices were leading up to their success. During the interview, he revealed the top five artists that helped make him the rapper he is today. So, I used to listen to I Came From Nothing, I Came From Nothing 2. That’s the first rapper I learned everything lyric for lyric, and I wanted to be like him. He wore the fake piercing below his lip every day so that he could feel more like Lil Wayne. But, just where I was from, I felt like I was the first person in the fu**in’ world that was listening to him. He also said that he ordered a fake piercing off of Amazon, which had a magnet. “I remember the number by heart. “The first rapper that I ever learned lyric for lyric was Mike Jones. I felt that star power from him. He also mentioned Young Thug, who he described as a “mythical creature.”
“This was later in my life. “I got a gangsta aunt and my aunt definitely a little different. Atlanta and around Atlanta, Georgia or whatever. Another rapper that had a major influence on him was Kurupt, who Vert said had that “East Coast mentality but that West Coast swag. Twitter
Facebook I’m not from Atlanta, so everybody out there knew about that man before me. He also praised his aunt Remy Ma, for some of his success. The first rapper he mentioned was Mike Jones. I used to watch on YouTube when Young Thug used to perform at the little like skating rink shits. 11). Mike Jones gets his flowers from Lil Uzi Vert. She one of them girls from the hood that was the DMX fan and the Remy Ma fan,” he said. “I wanted to be Lil Wayne. I felt like that.”
You can take a look at the full interview below. “I actually knew before the public. Lil Uzi Vert revealed his influences while being interviewed on The Fat Joe Show on Instagram Live last Thursday night (Feb. And I would wear the fedoras, and I would wear the tight Polo tees with the skinnies, and wear the Vans and sh*t,” he added.