Lil Nas X | Early Life, Career & Latest Gossip

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X is a talented young rapper hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, who shook up the rap scene with his fusion of Southern rap and traditional country music with his single Old Town Road. Although he’s only been in the spotlight for the past couple of years, Lil Nas X has the ambition and skills to make a considerable name for himself.

Early Life

Born Montero Lamar Hill in a large household of seven children, he had to fight for attention from an early age. His parents divorced before he even started going to school, and he spent some time with his mother before going off to live with his father. He played the trumpet for a while in school and spent his freshman year at the University of West Georgia, before quitting to pursue a career in rap music.

He worked at a few different jobs in the fast-food industry while living with his older sister before he got his major break on the rap scene.


It all started in May 2018, with his song Shame, and the single Carry On a few months later. After signing for Columbia Records, the now viral Old Town Road came out, with a cinematic video featuring Billy Ray Cyrus and Chris Rock. He released 7, his debut EP in June 2019.

Lil Nas X Relationships: Who Has He Dated?

Lil Nas X has been quiet on the relationship front ever since he became a star but has recently come out as gay. Keep checking in here at The Shade Room for more news about Lil Nas X’s love life!

In the News

The biggest news surrounding the young rapper was him coming out as gay recently. He first teased the news with a tweet in June 2019, in which he urged fans to listen more closely to the lyrics of his song C7osure, where he had a secret message for them.

He ended the tweet with a rainbow. He appeared on the Ellen Show in September and talked openly about his sexuality, saying that he was “somewhat” in a relationship.

Be sure to come back for more news about Lil Nas X’s “somewhat” boyfriend and his career here at The Shade Room!


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