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How Lil Nas X has changed Hip-Hop as an Empowered Gay Artist

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Lil Nas X

Montero Lamar Hill, famously known as Lil Nas X is an American rapper and songwriter-singer. He was born on 19 April 1999. He grew to popularity by releasing his country rap song “Old Town Road”, it was early 2019 when the song was released. After that, there was nothing but popularity for him.

He became internationally famous and was Diamond Certified in November 2019. “Old Town Road” stayed at Billboard Top 100 for 19 weeks and claimed global recognition.


Lil Nas X decided to come out as gay while his song “Old Town Road” was at its peak. He was the first singer to come out as Gay when their career is at the top. He is now showing his full support to the LGBTQ Community.

Lil Nas X

This year, Lil has dropped a song that claimed success quickly, named “Montero”. Then, he was in many controversies for his sexually loaded performance “Saturday Night Live”. In which he split his pants and finished his performance holding his crotch (which he says was an accident). In the next show, he kissed a male back dancer on BET Awards.

After getting all the fame, he dropped his world-famous album “Montero”. He never stops showing off his gay side. He is the sensation of Hip-Hop music. Nas X mostly stays away from the publicity and media. Nas is definitively a 21st-century pop sensation.

He stays very much in touch with his fans on social media, mostly Twitter. He also controls a few companies and invests in Stocks. Nas is charming and gives very revealing answers to reporters. About his albums and upcoming songs, he says very little and gives only specific information.


He roams around with the biggest pop culture celebrities like Beyonce and Jay-Z. He is also very interested in Indian music and wants to produce some. For the future plans, Lil Nas X just wants to keep working and enjoy his success. Lil was offered a role in an HBO drama starring many huge actors including Zendaya. He decided to take his time away from movies and turned down the role. He has many followers and more than a billion views on Youtube. Lil Nas X decided to come out as Gay man during Pride month 2019. He first told his father, mother, and then the world.

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I am Sauramya Paikaray from New Delhi. I’ve done my 12th from Air Force Senior Secondary School,Race Course and I’m now pursuing BBA(Banking and Insurance) from Maharaja Surajmal Institute.

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