Lil ‘Nas X is going from Old Town Road towards North Pole.
The two-time Grammy Award winner released a famous and futuristic music video on Friday the 13th, for his first single in over a year – Holiday-themed and titled “Holiday”. The rapper has played many characters, including 200 years into the future of Jolly Old St. Nicholas.
After just 10 hours on YouTube, the music video received over 700,000 views. However many mischievous references will probably make it out of the traditional Bing Crosby-Mariah Carey holiday playlist for a family Christmas dinner. However, Lil ‘NAS X’ points with gay and black listeners to celebrate its success.
“Nobody tried to let me in, nobody opened the doors”, he said, rapping the hip and after coming out, noting the lack of initial support for “Old Town Road” by the country music industry -Hop retreated from the community.
“Why do people act like Lil ‘NAS X? It’s not a big deal to be a black gay rapper? It’s most definitely,” A fan wrote on Twitter After the release of “Holiday”
Lil ‘NAS X has dropped her holiday game this year: she made headlines last month for dressing up as Nicki Minaj for Halloween.
Last year, on the last day of June, Pride Month – and while “Old Town Road” sat at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for its third month – Lil ‘NAS X came out as gay, tweeting: “Some Y’ All Before” You know, some of you don’t care, some of you are not gone. But before the end of this month I want you all to listen to c7 closely. “
In the song “C7 Close”, Lil ‘NAS X reveals that he is tired of hiding who he is.
He then shared another tweet, the same day on his album cover, zooming into an iridescent building in the image. “Deda– I thought I made it clear,” he wrote.
Many high-profile celebrities and politicians, including Dwayne Wade, Pete Buttigy, Diplo and Tamar Braxton, praised Lil ‘NAS X’ for coming out, and his supernatural public personality to break fans and create and inspire records Continues for
Last summer, Time magazine named Lil ‘NAS X’ one of the 25 most influential people on the Internet for its “global impact on social media” and “overall ability to run the news”. And “Old Town Road,” becoming the first LGBTQ artist to be listed by Forbes on its annual list of highest paid country acts on the success of Lil ‘NAS X; To win a Country Music Association Award; To win an MTV video; Music Award for Song of the Year; And to hold a song for 15 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, beating Elton John’s single “Candle in the Wind 1997.”
“Old Town Road” spent 19 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the longest-running No. 1 song since the chart’s debut in 1958.
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