Lil Nas X

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Date of Birth April 9, 1999
Place of Birth Atlanta, Georgia
Age 21 years old
Horoscope Aries

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Lil Nas X

Montero Lamar Hill, known as Lil Nas X, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He came to international attention for his country rap single "Old Town Road", which first achieved viral popularity on the micro-platform video sharing app TikTok in early 2019, and was diamond certified by November the same year. The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, following the first of several remixes, and remained at the top for nineteen weeks, the longest for any song since the chart debuted in 1958. Nas X also came out as gay, becoming the only artist to do so while having a number-one record. "Old Town Road" earned him two MTV Video Music Awards including Song of the Year; the American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Song; and Nas X is the only openly LGBTQ artist to win a Country Music Association award.

Born: Montero Lamar Hill, April 9, 1999, Lithia Springs, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality: American
Occupation: Rapper, singer, songwriter
Years active: 2015–present
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About Lil Nas X

Viral rapper with a big hit called "Old Town Road," which became the subject of memes and a viral social media challenge on TikTok, including the "Yeeshaw Challenge." In 2019, he released a remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus that generated him further fame. His videos have earned over 600 million views on TikTok.

Before Fame

He released a first project called Naserati in 2018.

Achievement

His country-trap hit single "Old Town Road" interpolates the Nine Inch Nails 2008 song "34 Ghosts IV." The music video for the song features video game footage from Red Dead Redemption.

Family Life

He is from Atlanta, Georgia. His real name is Montero Lamar Hill.

Associations

"Old Town Road" has a co-sign from Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley.

Information related to Lil Nas X

  • African-American country musicians
  • LGBT people from Georgia (U.S. state)
  • Rappers from Atlanta
  • Southern hip hop musicians
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Latest information about Lil Nas X updated on February 28, 2021.

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