Lil Tay is making her return to music.
Nearly two months after her alleged death went viral, the 14-year-old rapper and internet personality returned on Saturday (Sept. 30) with a music video for her wealth-flaunting new dance song “Sucker 4 Green.”
“IM BACK,” Lil Tay captioned the video on Instagram. “YALL B—-ES THOUGHT THE SHOW WAS OVER.”
In the clip, the rapper-influencer expresses her love of money while dancing in revealing outfits on the balcony of a mansion and inside a garage full of luxury cars. The video ends with Lil Tay throwing cash into the air while standing alongside her mother, Angela Tian, and older brother, Jason Tian.
Prior to dropping the “Sucker 4 Green” visual, Lil Tay went on Instagram Live to speak out for the first time following news of her fake death. In early August, the viral star’s alleged passing was announced in a statement through her Instagram account, describing her death as “sudden and tragic.” The following day, Lil Tay shared a statement with TMZ saying that her account had been hacked “by a 3rd party and used to spread jarring misinformation and rumors.”
Saturday’s IG Live began with the rapper-influencer showing off her impressive piano skills and playing spot-on guitar covers of the Eagles’ “Hotel California” and Metallica’s “Master of Puppets.” From there, she blasted the media for publishing stories about her fake death without verifying the information.
“This proves how much the press did not give a f— about facts,” Lil Tay said. “They cared about slandering my name. They did not do any fact-checking.”
The viral star also blamed her father as being responsible for the social media death hoax.
“Chris Hope was the one that did the death hoax,” she said. “He was trying to sabotage me. Meanwhile, he was working with this other con artist that claimed to be my manager and they had a crypto coin together. Their plan was to fake my death and then promote the crypto coin… These people are frauds.”
Elsewhere in the live session, Lil Tay accused her dad and stepmother of physical and mental abuse.
“He is not the f—ing good guy here,” the rapper-influencer said. “He wanted control over my career and my money… Me and my family had to go through even more years of abuse through the court system because of him. But in the end, we won. I am free now and I thank God every day for it, I thank my mom for it. She spent all of her life savings in court.”
Earlier in the week, Hope denied those claims in a statement to TMZ. “Everything stated is 100% false, and I trust that this should be obvious to anyone who knows me or the long history of absurd and untrue statements made by the various people who have controlled the Instagram account,” her dad said.
Watch Lil Tay’s IG Live here and her “Sucker 4 Green” video below.
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