Lil Uzi Vert Wrote an Anthem for Purse-Loving Dudes

Shocking as it might sound, there are many guys who purchase Hermès’s well-known Birkin luggage: Drake is amassing a set for his future spouse (a reverse dowry of epic proportions), whereas Younger Thug particulars shopping for the baggage for his personal amorous connections on “I Purchased Her.” Then there are guys who really put on these Hermès luggage: P.J. Tucker, Gunna, Pharrell, Travis Scott, and Rhude designer Rhuigi Villaseñor are all followers. Now, courtesy of Lil Uzi Vert, there’s an anthem for the boys who love their purses.

Uzi dropped his new EP Purple & White Friday, and it contains the tune “Glock In My Purse.” Whereas there have been loads of paeans from rappers about shopping for luggage for others—the aforementioned “I Purchased Her,” Gunna’s “Child Birkin,” or “Jane” by the Migos—Uzi may be the primary to placed on for dudes who wish to maintain these bought purses for themselves. Taken as a complete, “Glock In My Purse” makes a compelling argument for dudes to get into purses. You’ll be able to take him at his phrase: that is the way to put on a bag the Lil Uzi Vert method.

The first step: don’t consider it as a handbag. “No, this isn’t a handbag / How the fuck this a handbag? / Ain’t no lip gloss in it / Solely lean, Penicillin.” For Uzi, a handbag is outlined extra by its content material and the wearer’s frame of mind than the place it’s bought in a retailer. Don’t let the purse put on you! Put your individual stuff in there. For Uzi, that’s lean and people titular glocks.

In convincing dudes to put on a handbag, Uzi is aware of he’s developing in opposition to various hurdles. He spends a number of verses simply making an attempt to get guys comfy with the thought of a handbag: “I do not suppose it is a purse / Have a look at it like a bag.” Feeling higher already, proper? He goes on, referencing extra comfy territory for many guys: “If it had two straps / You’ll name it a backpack.” You’ve worn a backpack earlier than! However—and that is a very powerful half—now that we’re okay with the thought of a handbag, it’s time to embrace it full-throatedly. In reality, now you’re really relieved it’s a handbag: “However it obtained one strap (Phew)”

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Uzi’s crash course on adopting the purse comes with different necessary pearls of knowledge. Like: don’t cease sharing the wealth. Simply because Uzi’s shopping for luggage for himself now doesn’t imply he has to cease shopping for them for others. “Everytime I purchase my b***h a bag, I purchase myself a bag (Phew),” he raps. “Fifty for her bag, forty-five for my bag, fifty for my bag.”

In “Glock In My Purse,” Uzi supplies loads of introductory recommendation to purse-hesitant dudes, however this wouldn’t be a bag anthem with out some deeper cuts. The rapper additionally shows a familiarity with the impenetrable market round these purses. Like every Hermès collector, Uzi is aware of Birkin and Kelly luggage don’t simply come simply from the French home’s storefronts. As Rachel Tashjian reported in 2020, many bag-buying males undergo sellers on Instagram or WhatsApp. “I’ve go-to [dealers],” Dave Oancea, an enormous Birkin collector who is healthier often called Vegas Dave, stated. “They don’t like me sharing who they’re, as a result of they requested me to maintain that confidential.” Uzi additionally has a vendor he vaguely shouts out: “We get the Birkins from the woman out in Miami (Ayy)”

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