Lil Nas X is a rapper, singer, and composer from the United States. Lil Nas X came to stardom with the release of his country rap tune “Old Town Road,
” which went viral on the social media platform TikTok in early 2019, before ascending music charts across the world and getting diamond certified by November of the same year. At the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, Nas X received the most nominations of any male artist.
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Lil Nas X’s Early Life
Lil Nas X’s true name is Montero Lamar Hill. On April 9, 1999, he was born in Lithia Springs, Georgia, a little town southeast of Atlanta. He was given the name Mitsubishi Montero in honor of the Mitsubishi Montero. He is of African-American origin and maintains an American nationality. His zodiac sign is Pisces, and he is 21 years old. When his parents split when he was six years old, he moved in with his mother and grandmother at the Bankhead Courts housing project. Three years later, he relocated north of the city to Austell, Georgia, to live with his father, a gospel singer. Furthermore, he is a Christian. He has seven siblings, including five brothers and two sisters.
He began “heavily utilizing the Internet around the time when memes began to become their own sort of entertainment,” which was around the age of thirteen. He spent most of his adolescence alone and resorted to the Internet, “especially Twitter, generating memes that demonstrated his disarming humor and pop-culture acumen,” according to the article. During his adolescent years, he also struggled with coming out to himself as homosexual; he hoped it was only a phase, but by the age of sixteen or seventeen, he had accepted it.
He started playing trumpet in fourth grade and rose through the ranks to the first chair by junior high, but he stopped for fear of seeming uncool. He graduated from Lithia Springs High School in 2017. He also spent one year at the University of West Georgia before leaving out to pursue a musical career. During this period, he lived with his sister and worked at Zaxby’s restaurants and the Six Flags Over Georgia amusement park to support himself. He returned to his high school in September 2019 to do a surprise performance.
Lil Nas X’s Career
Lil Nas, a well-known rapper, began his career in rapping in June of 2018. He employed various memes to build a greater following early in his career as he attempted to perfect the art of self-promotion. In May 2018, he released his first public song, “Shame.” In 2018, he released Maserati, an eight-track EP, as well as the song “Carry On.” He subsequently obtained a record contract with “Columbia Records,” which he co-signed with Justin Bieber. In December 2018, he published the country rap song “Old Town Road” on YouTube, accompanied by a music video (which features a theme from the game Red Dead Redemption). Soon later, the video had over a million views. The song garnered traction on TikTok and debuted at #83 on the Billboard Hot 100, ultimately rising to #1. In March 2019, the song debuted at #19 on the Hot Country Songs list and #19 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. On April 16, 2019, it was revealed that his song: Old Town Road has surpassed Drake’s record of 116.2 million streaming for the most US streams in a single week set in July 20180. In January 2019, he released a song called “BANZUP.” In June 2019, he will release his first EP 7. Furthermore, the “Old Town Road” remix has remained at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks as of May 19, 2019. He said on July 7, 2020, that his forthcoming first album is “nearly completed.”
He also said that he’s working on a mixtape and wanted producers to contribute beats for his next songs. He previewed the debut of a new song, “Call Me by Your Name,” by sharing a clip of it online on July 10. He released the names of several of the future album’s tracks in September 2020, including “Call Me By Your Name,” “One of Me,” “Titanic,” and “Don’t Want It.” He revealed a new song, “Holiday,” on November 8, 2020, and it was released on November 13. A virtual concert was hosted on Roblox to promote Nas X’s song, with corresponding merchandise available in the avatar store. The song debuted at number 37 on the Billboard Hot 100, and the music video garnered tens of millions of views in the first few weeks after its release. C is for Country, a children’s book, was published in 2021. Nas X has been a prominent fashion candidate; in July 2019, Vogue described Nas X as a “master” at glamming up the cowboy vibe in his appearances and on Instagram. Hodo Musa, his stylist, describes his style as “energetic, fun, bright, and futuristic.” He donned a cherry-red Nudie suit with a cowboy pattern for his on-stage outfit at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. Nas X donned multiple ensembles to the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, including a head-to-toe couture Fuschia Versace suit with a pink harness that took 700 hours to make. He posed in a promo film for Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty’s new skin-care range in July 2020.
Lil Nas X’s Achievements
Nas X received eight MTV Video Music Award (VMA) nominations, which were revealed in late July 2019. He also took home two awards: Song of the Year, which he is the first LGBTQ person to win, and Best Direction for the video. He was nominated for five Teen Choice Awards in 2019, with the Cyrus remix of “Old Town Road” winning Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song. Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ remix also took up the CMA Music Event of the Year award for cooperation from the Country Music Association (CMA). Nas X was also nominated for “Male Artist of 2019” at the 45th People’s Choice Awards for his remix of Miley Cyrus’ “Old Town Road.
” Nas X and Miley Cyrus won Best Collab/Duo or Group and Single of the Year at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards in October. Nas X won the American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Song in November 2019, and he was nominated for four more awards, including three for “Old Town Road” with Billy Ray Cyrus. Nas X received six Grammy nominations in November 2019, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best New Artist, and went on to win Best Music Video and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Lil Nas X’s popularity earned him a spot on Forbes’ annual Highest-Paid Country Acts List, making him the first person of color and the first openly homosexual singer to do so.
Lil Nas X’s Net Worth
He has a net worth of roughly $2 million dollars in the United States. He makes money via song sales/streams, concerts, and sponsorships, among other things. There is no additional information about his assets or where he lives.
Lil Nas X’s Relationship
Lil Nas X is presently single. He doesn’t have a girlfriend. For the time being, he seems to be more concerned with his music career than with having a personal love life. He has yet to be sighted with a female companion. He has also been tight-lipped about both his previous and current love lives.
Social Media and Body Measurement
Lil Nas is a rapper with an average physique. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall, or 186 centimeters. Similarly, he is a healthy weight of 78 kg (172 lbs). With brown eyes and black hair, he has a dark complexion.
There is no more information about his body measurements, dress size, or shoe size available. From an early age, he has been quite engaged on social media networks. He has 6.4 million Instagram followers and 5.5 million Twitter followers. He also has over 900,000 fans on his Facebook page.
He also has a YouTube channel, which he uses to submit his efforts as a rapper and vocalist. He has 11.4 million followers on his YouTube channel.