Montero Lamar Hill was born April 9, 1999, known professionally as Lil Nas X and he is an American rapper , singer, songwriter and internet personality .
Lil Nas X Biography
Montero Lamar Hill was born in Lithia Springs, Georgia, a small town outside Atlanta, on April 9, 1999. He was named after the Mitsubishi Montero. His parents divorced when he was six, and he moved into the Bankhead Courts housing project with his mother and his grandmother.
Three years later, he moved with his father, a gospel singer, to the north town of Austell, Georgia. Although he was initially reluctant to leave, he later considered it an important decision: “There’s so much shit in Atlanta; if I had stayed there, I would have hung out with the wrong crowd.
He began “using the Internet a lot around the time that memes started to become their own form of entertainment”; about when she was thirteen.
His teenage years also saw him struggle with coming out as gay; he prayed that it was just a phase, but around sixteen or seventeen he came to accept it. He began playing the trumpet in fourth grade and was the first president in his high school years, but resigned for fear of appearing inelegant.
He attended Lithia Springs High School, graduating in 2017. He attended the University of West Georgia for a year before dropping out to pursue a music career.
During this time, he stayed with his sister and supported himself with jobs at Zaxby’s restaurants and Six Flags Over Georgia theme park. In September 2019, he revisited his high school to hold a surprise concert.
Lil Nas X Pregnancy
Lil Nas X , who recently released sneakers with human blood on them, loves to cause a stir online, and this time, he’s done it again, posting some stunning “pregnancy” photos on Instagram.
On September 2, the 22-year-old musician shared on his social profile an album with four photos in which he is dressed completely in white, with a flower crown and with his belly exposed, to show what he is developing.
In his post, Lil Nas tagged film director Adrian Per, who on his own Instagram account, wrote the following: “I had the pleasure of taking lil nas x’s pregnancy photos for people magazine. The baby is due on the 17th.” of September”.
Lil Nas X Career
Hill said he began isolating himself from “activities outside of class” during his teens. He spent a great deal of time online hoping to build a following as an internet personality to promote his work, but wasn’t sure what to focus on creatively.
In a Rolling Stone interview he said: “I was doing comedy videos on Facebook, then I moved to Instagram, and then I jumped to Twitter where I was really a master. That was the first place I was able to go viral.”
As of February 2021, he has: 5.6 million followers on Twitter; 6.5 million followers on Instagram; “5.2 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 44 million monthly listeners on Spotify.” He posted short-form comedy videos to Facebook and Vine.
During this period, he reportedly created and ran Nicki Minaj fan accounts on Twitter, including one called “NasMaraj”, according to an investigation by New York Magazine.
In 2017, this account gained attention for its flash fiction-style interactive “scenario threads” that were popularized on Twitter using the TweetDeck panel app.
Research linked NasMaraj to the practice of “Tweetdecking”, or the use of multiple accounts in collaboration to artificially make certain tweets go viral. Twitter suspended the NasMaraj account for “violating spam policies.”
After NasMaraj’s suspension, New York Magazine’s investigation concluded that he subsequently opened a new account with the handle “NasMarai”, and that his current Twitter account at the time was a repurposed version of that “NasMarai” account. NasMarai” with a changed identifier.
After media reports linked Nas X to Minaj’s fan accounts, she called the reports a “misunderstanding”, effectively denying that she ran the accounts. However, in May 2020, Lil Nas X admitted, in a tweet, to being a Minaj fan.
On June 17, 2020, Minaj responded to Nas, tweeting, “It was a bit annoying when you denied being a spike, but I get it. Congratulations on building your confidence to speak your truth.” Lil Nas apologized to Minaj, saying that he “felt so bad, hoping you wouldn’t see my denial.”
In late 2019, he was landing on music as a path to success and started writing and recording songs in his closet. He was adopting the name Lil Nas X, which is a tribute to rapper Nas. In late October 2018, he came across the music that would be “Old Town Road“.
He has been noted for its public fashion; In July 2019, Vogue noted Nas X as a “master” at giving the jean aesthetic a glam look in his appearances and on Instagram.
His stylist, Hodo Musa, says that he looks for items that are “electric, fun, colorful and futuristic”.
For his look onstage at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, he wore a cherry red Nudie suit with a cowboy motif.
Wrangler, which is mentioned in the lyrics to “Old Town Road”, has consistently sold Nas X’s co-branded fashions.
For the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards Nas X wore various outfits including a head-to-toe fuschia-seam Versace suit with a pink headgear that took 700 hours to build.
In July 2020, Lil Nas X modeled in a video trailer for a new skincare line by Rihanna‘s Fenty Beauty.
Lil Nas X Shoes
In his video Lil Nas X goes from being in Eden, to being killed. He then goes from heaven to hell via a tube where he pole dances.
Arriving at the home of satan, he seduces him to the point of overpowering him, murdering him and taking the throne of his kingdom away from him. The video has scandalized several conservatives in the United States.
But Lil Nas X wasn’t satisfied with the controversy, so the musician joined the MSCHF collective to release a tennis collaboration. There are 666 pairs in total with a design that mimics the Nike Air Max 97, but with drops of human blood.
The sneakers cost $1,018, referring to the verse Luke 10:18 “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.” The shoes sold out in a few minutes.
Is Lil Nas X Gay
In early June 2019, Nas X told his sister and father about it, and felt like the universe was telling him to do so despite his uncertainty as to whether or not his fans would stick with him.
On June 30, 2019, the last day of Pride Month, Nas X came out as gay publicly, tweeting: “Some of you already know, some of you don’t care, some of you haven’t gone FWM no more but before this month is over I want all of you to listen closely to closure . ”
In Rolling Stone he noted that the song “touches on themes like being honest, growing up, and embracing oneself”.
The next day he tweeted again, this time highlighting the rainbow-colored building on the cover of his EP 7, with the caption “Deadass thought I made it obvious”.
He was unambiguous in an interview several days later on BBC Breakfast , where he stated that he was gay and understands that his sexuality is not easily accepted in the country or rap music communities. The response to the news was mostly positive, but it also generated a lot of homophobic reactions on social media, to which Nas X also reacted.
Backlash was also caming from the hip hop community, drawing attention to homophobia in hip hop culture. In January 2020, rapper Pastor Troy was making homophobic comments about the outfit Nas X wore during the Grammy Awards, to which Nas X nonchalantly replied, “Damn, I look good in that photo of God “.
Lil Nas X Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth , Lil Nas X is worth $7 million . That’s not bad at all for someone in their 20s. He has also won multiple MTV Video Music Awards and a Country Music Award, which was a surprise, but adds to his success nonetheless.
Lil Nas X At Met Gala
He was serving up medieval couture elegance when he took the steps of the Met Gala by storm, but his look was turning out to have even more meaning as a T-shirt for his Montero album, which was dropping at midnight and headed into Friday night tomorrow with a visual album.
The Grammy winner he was appearing at the Met Gala with three looks. The first was showing him wearing a huge royal cloak that hid something under it.
He took it off to reveal his second look: gleaming golden armor worthy of a knight. Lil Nas X’s final transformation saw him in a shiny gold body suit, and he was feeling right into himself.