Rapper Lil Nas X Comes Out During Pride Month

“Some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more”.

As Pride celebrations came to an end Sunday night, rapper Lil Nas X had something to say.

The rapper seemingly “came out” via his Twitter account, telling fans to listen closely to “C7osure”—a single off his new EP, “7-EP”.

 

Thinking that it was old news, the 20-year-old later pointed to 7’s artwork stating “deadass thought I made it obvious.”

 

His tweets, however, does show that he’s aware he might lose some fans in light of this news.

Mainstream hip hop and r&b has had its battles with homophobia. But rtists like Frank Ocean, Tyler the Creator, Taylor Bennett, and Janelle Monae have all been outspoken about their sexuality either publicly or in their music.

So far the reactions have been supportive—many expressing that they were not surprised. Fans even took to Twitter showing their support of the news.

https://twitter.com/TheKalenAllen/status/1145497885049417728

And if some of you were wondering, “Old Tow Road” is strictly about horses.

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has been the No. 1 song in the U.S. since April, breaking streaming records previously set by Drake and holding off two different new Taylor Swift singles. His EP 7 debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 this week.