Lil Uzi Vert Crowned King of Soundcloud

Lil Uzi Vert
from Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO Tour Llif3” video.

Lil Uzi Vert has had an outstanding 2017! From releasing his debut album and topping the Billboard 200, to landing a Grammy nomination, the rapper has been on his grind… but it don’t stop. Adding to the list, Uzi Vert has been deemed the “King of Soundcloud”.

Soundcloud recently released their 2017 list of playback honorees, with Uzi’s Luv is Rage 2 album topping of the list.

“We’ve amped up this year’s list for a total of 17 categories that touch every corner of the Soundcloud ecosystem, from hip-hop, pop, dance, and rock, to what’s new, now and next in music culture,” the streaming platform announced Friday. “This year’s list celebrates the diverse creativity on the platform and within our community—everything from the buzziest tags in 2017 like ChillHop and Vaporwave, to the year’s most creative cities.”

Other artists who started their career on Soundcloud and took over the internet in 2017, include Post Malone, Kehlani, Khalid, Marshmello, Trippie Redd, Lil Pump and more.

In addition to landing top album honors, Uzi also earned Soundcloud’s “Top Rap/ Hip-Hop Track”, with his hit single “XO Tour Llif3”.

See the full list here.