Lil Nas X came out as gay over the weekend.
Fans were greeted with a shocking revelation just as Pride Month was coming to an end. Old Town Road artist, Lil Nas X decided to shock the world by coming out as gay.
He insinuated that he had dropped several hints about his orientation, linking his fans to a tiny rainbow in the cover art of his debut project 7. Despite this, many were still surprised to learn about the truth. Lil Nas X is fully aware of this implications of his orientation on his fanbase and with “Old Town Road” being the most successful song of the year so far, boosting Nas X to superstardom, it was a bold move to make for the rapper.
LNX is in the beginning stages of his career and we all know that the LGBTQ+ community is not yet welcomed with inviting arms in the hip-hop world. While we inch toward that eventual day, Nas X is helping make it a reality with his revelation.
Fans have begun to react to this bombshell, while some are still determined to support the young artist, others have chosen to cut him off completely.
What do you think about Lil Nas X’s revelation and sexual orientation?