The Way Life Goes

Album: Luv Is Rage 2 (2017)
Charted: 24
  • Here, Lil Uzi Vert reflects on his breakup with longtime girlfriend Brittany Byrd in 2016. He struggled to get over her but acknowledged that as time passed by he'd feel better.

    I know it hurts sometimes but you'll get over it (woah)
    You'll find another life to live
    I swear that you'll get over it (you'll get over it)

    Vert also alludes to his relationship with Byrd on his hit single "XO Tour Llif3."
  • The track is co-produced by DJ Don Cannon ("Money Longer," "P's & Q's") and Ike Beats ("Sauce It Up," "444 + 222").
  • The song features a harmonic interpolation of London-based duo Oh Wonder's "Landslide" on the chorus as well as borrowing from its beat and Josephine Vander Gutch's vocals.
  • Nicki Minaj hopped on the song's official remix. The Queen Barbz also joins Uzi Vert for the song's music video, which is directed by DAPS.


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