Lil Nas X Comes Out As Gay The Same Day “Old Town Road” Goes Diamond

In just a few short months, country rapper Lil Nas X has become a viral sensation and dominated the Billboard charts. On the last day of Pride Month, Lil Nas surprised many fans by officially coming out as gay. He announced the news in a series of tweets, the first of which referenced “C7osure” off his debut 7 EP. He later pointed to the EP’s artwork, which showcases a rainbow skyscraper. Many artists, including Miley Cyrus and MNEK, have already come out in support of Lil Nas X’s announcement. The news also coincided with “Old Town Road” earning a diamond certification. Check out Lil Nas X official announcement via Twitter below.

some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more. but before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure. 🌈🤩✨