(Call Me By Your Name)” rapper graced the cover of upcoming issue of the British edition of GQ Style. Lil Nas X spoke to the magazine about learning about his sexuality, growing up in a religious household and his rise to becoming an LGBT+ and music icon.
The night that “Holiday,” the infectious lead single from Montero, the upcoming self-titled album from Montero Lamar Hill – the rapper/musician/social media impresario known as Lil Nas X – debuted, the artist checked himself into a hotel.
It was November 2020, 18 months after his country/hip-hop anthem “Old Town Road” took over the world and changed his life. Was he a one-hit wonder? Did he have what it took to make a full-length album? Was his past success a fluke? The world was anxious to see. So was he. In fact, he was terrified.
“The night before it came out, I was in my shower. I was like, ‘Oh god, I feel like I’m making a really bad decision,” he says, burying his face in his hands. “I was just like...what’s happening?”
And so starts the cover article written by Jamal Jordan.
Read it here on GQ Style British Edition