Young Thug and Lil Uzi Vert Visit Black Lodge From ‘Twin Peaks’ in New “Up” Video
Young Thug channels director David Lynch, a fellow language-bender, in his new Lil Uzi Vert-assisted visual for "Up," released Tuesday (July 3).
The Southside-produced track from Thugga's April EP, Hear No Evil, gets a video set in a version of the Black Lodge from Lynch's television series, Twin Peaks, complete with red curtains, black-and-white patterned floors and an owl. Thug and Uzi fill the space with a crew of women decked out in satanic garb, including one with seven eyes.
The pair don't rap quite as surreally as Laura Palmer, but it's close. "Nigga, don't talk greasy/Better believe me/You know I stay where the cheese be/Bitch I'm a star like a Ouija/I did not mean to get creepy/Diamonds, they wet, need a Squeegee," Uzi spits in a particularly freaky moment.
Jeffrey's last solo video featured two sign language speakers performing his Nicki Minaj-assisted song, "Anybody," in tribute to his deaf brother. The Atlanta native has also lent verses this year to A-Trak, Gunna and Lil Baby, among others, and appeared on several Future songs from the Superfly double-disc. He is scheduled to open on J. Cole's tour starting in August.
Uzi has spent recent days preparing to launch a foundation supporting XXXTentacion's family and other victims of gun violence. He kicks off a tour with G-Eazy, Ty Dolla $ign and YBN Nahmir later this month (July 20).
Watch Thug and Uzi's "Up" video below.
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