Montero Lamar Hill, who was born on April 9, 1999, is mainstream popular by the name of Lil Nas X. The artist is a singer, songwriter, and rapper to start with, and his rise to fame was with his own original country rap single named “Old Town Road”. Lil Nas X has attained a huge position on the chart, and the song was played almost at every street. It got a diamond certification in the same year it was initially released. The single was also featured on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and had an attained position on the chart for a good for 19 weeks which is arguably the longest any song has been on the chart since the year 1958. There were two singles released after the song, namely Panini and Rodeo, which also were featured on the charts as number 7 and number 22, respectively.
Time featured Lil Nas X on the list for being one of the top 25 influential people that were on the internet back in the year 2019. The singer was also among the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the year 2020. X was nominated in various categories in the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. Among the various awards, he was nominated for the singer who won Best Music Video and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. His debut song, which gave him mainstream success, namely Old Town Road, attained him two MTV Video Music Awards and also an AMA for the Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Song.
How was the Early life? What are the educational qualifications of Lil Nas X?
Lil Nas X, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill was born on 2 April 1999 in Georgia in a little city outside Atlanta named Lithia Springs. The rapper was named after the Mitsubishi Montero. He faces his first difficult obstacle when his parents divorced when he was at the young age of six. The rapper then shifted to the Bankhead Courts housing project along with his grandmother and his mother. After three years, the singer moved in with his father to the north of the city in Georgia, particularly Austell to pinpoint.
Montero as his real name, spent much of his teenage alone and surfed the internet for a whole lot of time. He would create memes that were related to pop culture. He also struggled coming out gay as he initially was in denial and convinced that it was a phase, but around sixteen, he accepted the fact. Lil Nas X went to Lithia Springs High School and graduated from the school in the year 2017. Further, the artist took admission at the University of West Georgia and majored in computer science, but the artist dropped out of college after his initial year due to learning interest in music.
When will the Lil Nas X album release?
According to recent reports, Lil Nas X announced several features and tracklists for the debut album which is namely, Montero. The album has features from various artists, including Jack Harlow, who has been previously seen with Lil Nas X in his single “Industry Baby”. The album will also have features from the likes of Doja Cat, Elton John, Miley Cyrus, and Megan Thee Stallion. Montero is highly awaited by fans and critics, and the debut album for Lil Nas X is set for a release on September 17th under the record label of Columbia Records. The announcement was made by the rapper via a teaser video which had a clip short highlight of the new song.
The rapper stated that the creation of the album was kind of a therapy session and also added by saying that he had started to let go of people who are trying to control aspects of his life and describe who he is as a person and what he can do. He realized his opinion about him means more to him. All the recent singles that Lil Nas X released recently will all be featured on the album Montero. In his recent interview with Kerwin Frost Talks, a series on YouTube, he stated that the album is not about grabbing or attracting any attention, and his motive is just to create music that leaves a huge impact.
What is the creation, tracklist, and inspiration for Lil Nas X’s new album?
Lil Nas X stated that the creation of the album was a magical and healing experience for him personally. The rapper added by saying that the album creation was a restoration process for him overall, and the rapper tweeted by saying that he has learned a lot about himself and has learned that it’s better to let go of people who try to control aspects of one’s life. Even though the rapper has been garnering a huge fan following and a huge success. This Grammy winner is often bullied because of him being a gay man in the music industry, particularly in country and hip-hop music. The singer dodges the racist and hateful comments on social media and speaks his opinions on the matter.
Montero can be the album that does an exploration of the rapper’s life up to his current stage. The tracklist of Montero that is Lil Nas X’s debut album, has about the incorporation of 15 songs and about four new collaborations. Nas X had a promo released that had the tracklist of his album, and the video had a portrayal of rappers “fall from grace” as it depicts the artist falling from a setting that resembles garden-of-Eden. The album will have features from A-list artists such as Meg Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, and Elton John. The album will also have to incorporate several; songs that have been released as singles, such as “Call Me By Your Name,” and “Industry Baby.”, Sun Goes Down. Lil Nas X also teased a new song in the teaser he released, which is supposedly by the name “That’s What I Want.”