Lil Nas X has teased that his debut album will supply a “larger sense of who I’m and what I stand for”.
The ‘Outdated City Street’ hitmaker – who got here out as homosexual in 2019 – is ready to launch ‘Montero this summer season and shared how his songwriting has vastly improved since he began writing about his actual life.
Talking throughout a day within the life video with Vogue, the Grammy-winner stated: “With this album, my writing from the previous has improved by 100 per cent.
“I’m writing about my precise life and issues that I’m truly going via. This album will give individuals a larger sense of who I’m and what I stand for.”
Nas X lately teased that his LP shall be “about 15 to 18” songs lengthy.
In the meantime, the rapper penned a letter to his 14-year-old self about popping out publicly final month.
To mark the discharge of the music video for his newest single, ‘Montero (Name Me By Your Identify)’, he mirrored on how “scary” it was popping out, however how necessary it was to “open doorways for a lot of different queer individuals to easily exist.”
Nas X – whose actual identify Montero Lamar Hill – wrote: “Pricey 14-year-old Montero, I wrote a music with our identify in it. It’s a few man I met final summer season. I do know we promised to by no means come out publicly, I do know we promised to by no means be “that” kind of homosexual individual, I do know we promised to die with the key, however this may open doorways for a lot of different queer individuals to easily exist. You see that is very scary for me, individuals shall be indignant, they are going to say I’m pushing an agenda. However the fact is, I’m. The agenda to make individuals keep the f*** out of different individuals’s lives and cease dictating who they need to be. Sending you’re keen on from the longer term. -LNX. (sic)”
Within the placing promo, which is filled with references to Greek Mythology, the 21-year-old star shares a kiss with an alien and dances with the satan as he shares his “private story of temptation, judgment, and standing within the full energy of his sexuality”.
Nas X beforehand recalled how he did not inform anybody – together with his managers and file label – about his sexuality and instructed his father first.