TMZ caught up with Yayo earlier this week to get his thoughts on Uzi’s interesting choice of lyrics, and the former G-Unit soldier wasted no time pledging his allegiance to the man upstairs.
“I believe in God. I don’t know about that stuff, man. That’s crazy,” Yayo said before he was asked if Uzi had taken things too far with his lyric. “Yeah, that one was a little too crazy for me.”
He added: “I believe in God. I’m very religious, came up in the church, so anything that has to do with Satan, I can’t rock with.”
The reporter then asked Yayo if he thinks Lil Uzi Vert could be a member of the Illuminati and he laughed off the question by saying: “I don’t know.”
Lil Uzi Vert debuted several new songs at Rolling Loud California, including one that contained lyrics about converting his City Girl girlfriend JT to Satanism. “I make a City Girl believe in Satan,” he rapped.
Uzi also didn’t help his case with his attire as he wore a bright red suit with pentagram details on his belt, along with a fishnet shirt. He also sported spikey hair with yellow and blue contacts in his eyes.
Others have taken issue with the Philly rapper’s apparent Satanist tendencies, including R&B singer Summer Walker, who shared her thoughts on the topic on Instagram earlier this week.
“Lol…..i be genuinely curious have these people ever seen or heard a demon before..?” the Still Over It star asked. “Or it’s just a trend cause I feel like if you have you’d stop playin…really nothing funny or cute about it. May God be with y’all.”
Despite the controversy surrounding his performance, Lil Uzi Vert excited fans by providing another update on his highly-anticipated Pink Tape album. He apologized for the long wait but revealed the finishing touches were being added.
“I do make y’all wait a long time for music and I’m so sorry. I thought that shit was cool before but that shit is lame,” he said. “I’m putting the final touches on Pink Tape and I promise — I made a lot of promises in my life, but this time I promise.”