Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X in April 2019
|Birth name||Montero Lamar Hill|
|Born||April 9, 1999|
Lithia Springs, Georgia, U.S.
Montero Lamar Hill (born April 9, 1999), known professionally as Lil Nas X, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. He became well known for his country rap breakout single "Old Town Road", which first achieved viral popularity in early 2019. The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and remained there for nineteen weeks.
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- Nancy Clanton, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (July 17, 2019). "Atlanta rappers Lil Nas X, Cardi B among Time's 25 most influential people on the Internet". ajc. Retrieved 2019-07-17.
- Espinoza, Joshua (13 March 2019). "Rapper Lil Nas X Scored a Billboard Hot 100 Hit Thanks to a TikTok Meme." Complex.com. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
- Emily Yahr (29 March 2019). "Billboard pulled Lil Nas X's viral 'Old Town Road' from the country chart. It ignited a controversy". The Washington Post. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
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- "Lil Nas X, Country Music's Unlikely Son, Sparks Conversation On Genre And Race". NPR.org. Retrieved 2019-04-05.
- Sheffield, Rob (July 19, 2019). "The 'Old Town Road' Goes on Forever". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
- Thompson, Paul (July 17, 2019). "Lil Nas X Is Strategically Closing in on History". Vulture. Retrieved 2019-07-17.