Raheel Ahmad ran into Lil Uzi Vert in a Philly area mall in 2019 and asked the rapper if he would pay for his student loans at Temple University.
Uzi said he would as long as Ahmad graduated, which he did with a 3.5 GPA.
But Uzi didn't pay those 90K in loans. Ahmad called him out a few months ago, and Uzi's defenders said that their guy just hadn't got to it yet.
He still hasn't. Now Ahmad is using his notoriety to create an NFT that would benefit other students in his situation.
“@liluzivert I finally graduated bro, I told y’all I don’t bullsh*t. Can you now come thru,” Ahmad wrote. “When Lil Uzi listened to my ask for help, it motivated me to try to create change beyond myself. Me helping others in a similar situation I’ve experienced, will be a great way to pay it forward, and change college students lives all around!”
Here's some background on the situation.