After five years, XXXTentacion fans are still mourning his tragic death. Fortunately, the family found some semblance of closure after their killer was officially sentenced to life in prison. To honor his legacy, XXXTentacion’s estate has finally authorized the release of his single “I’m Not Human”, featuring Lil Uzi Vert.
The song, produced by John Cunningham, is a stark reminder of her vulnerability. That raw honesty is on full display in the second verse, in which the couple raps, “Lay down when you go to sleep / And wipe your eyes every time you cry / Tell yourself life ain’t so deep / Painting pictures that I’m a freak, but I’m not human / I’m sick of losing, inflicting my bruises, humans are users / I’m not human.
Although “I’m Not Human” was previously released to SoundCloud in January to mark what would have been XXXTentacion’s 25th anniversary, at the time its release was not approved by the musician’s family. In a statement from the producer, Cunningham shared his excitement about finally dropping the track on streaming platforms.
“As complicated and divisive as posthumous releases can be, I feel like I’m going to hold this one in a special place because I was able to play a small part in connecting two of the purest and most loving people I’ve ever had. know,” Cunningham said.
Listen to the full track above.
Lil Uzi Vert is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.