Montero Lamar Hill, known by his stage name Lil Nas X, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and media personality. He rose to prominence with the release of his country rap single "Old Town Road", which first achieved viral popularity in early 2019 before climbing music charts internationally and becoming diamond certified by November of that same year. "Old Town Road" spent 19 weeks atop the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the longest-running number-one song since the chart debuted in 1958. Several remixes of the song were released, the most popular of which featured country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. Nas X came out as gay while "Old Town Road" was atop the Hot 100, becoming the only artist to do so while having a number-one record. Following the success of "Old Town Road", Nas X released his debut extended play, titled 7, which spawned two further singles, with "Panini" peaking at number five and "Rodeo" peaking at number 22 on the Hot 100.
|Born||Montero Lamar Hill, April 9, 1999, Lithia Springs, Georgia, U.S.|
|Education||Lithia Springs High School, University of West Georgia|
|Occupation||Rapper, singer, songwriter|
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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.
He released a first project called Naserati in 2018.
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.
He is from the Atlanta, Georgia area. His real name is Montero Lamar Hill. He came out publicly as gay in 2019.
"Old Town Road" has a co-sign from Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley.
- LGBT culture in New York City - New York City has one of the largest LGBTQ populations in the world and the most prominent.
- Country rap musicians
- University of West Georgia alumni
- African-American country musicians
- LGBT people from Georgia (U.S. state)
- Country musicians from Georgia (U.S. state)
- Rappers from Atlanta
- Southern hip hop musicians
Latest information about Lil Nas X updated on Mayen 07 2021.