Vernon from Seventeen has released a brand new track ‘Lizzie Velasquez’. In the new track, Vernon raps about his story of becoming and idol from New York to Korea. The name ‘Lizzie Velasquez’ is an actual person’s name, she is an American motivational speaker who is recognized for having a condition that has cause her face to be deformed that has caused netizens to dub her to be ‘the ugliest woman in the world’. She is a powerful advocate after speaking up about her experiences of bullying on Youtube.
Vernon titled his track after Lizzie as he speaks about things that pushed him down on his journey to success, also addressing his transition from USA to Korea and also about being a hapa (half Asian and half white).
Listen to the brand new track here!