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Lena Waithe says she’s looking for the next Lil Nas X, H.E.R. for record label

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lena Waithe says she’s looking for the next Lil Nas X and H.E.R. for her new record label. As theGrio previously reported, Lena Waithe announced her new record label in partnership with Def Jam. At the time of the announcement, the industry powerhouse shared that she hoped to “develop the next generation of underrepresented artists” with the new label, Hillman Grad Productions.
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Join us for our Audacy PRIDE Party with Lil Nas X

Now that June has arrived, Pride season has also landed here at Audacy. All month long we will be waving the flag for our friends, family members, and colleagues while celebrating the diversity, creativity, and ingenuity of the LGBTQIA+ community. In partnership with Channel Q and Stella Rosa Wines, we’ll...

Shirley Manson: 'Lil Nas X is an absolute treasure'

Shirley Manson says Lil Nas X is an "absolute treasure". The 54-year-old singer admitted she was "blown away" by his recent 'SNL' performance and says he is a great example to the LGBTQI community. She told The Guardian: "A couple of weeks ago, I watched his 'Saturday Night Live' performance...
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Why Lil Nas X Was Suspended From Twitter Before He Was Famous

Lil Nas X is enjoying a hell of a moment. The openly gay hip hop star first found worldwide fame thanks to his ubiquitous breakout single, "Old Town Road," which spent a whopping 19 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Although the song, which features Billy Ray Cyrus as the least likely duet partner a kid from Georgia could possibly have envisioned, introduced Lil Nas X to the world, it's his effervescent personality and sharp wit that's kept him front and center in the public eye.
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Lil Nas X mural put up for Pride Month in Philly

Lil Nas X is not only an icon, but is one of the most famous names tied to the LGBT community. And just in time for Pride Month, an artist in Philadelphia decided to honor him with a three-story mural outside the Writer’s Block Rehab bar in Philadelphia’s “Gayborhood.”. Check...
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This week’s new tracks: Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen, Lil Nas X and Mø

I strongly believe that if Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen teamed up to sing anything up to and including Las Ketchup it would be a moment so emotional we’d all emerge three minutes later with dewy eyes and a strong urge to become better people. So you can imagine what they’ve done with this swirling eddy of a song. Exhaustingly amazing.
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BTS, Niall Horan, Pink, Olivia Rodrigo And Lil Nas X: The 5 Biggest Moves On The U.K. Singles Chart

No. 1 - Olivia Rodrigo - “Good 4 U”. Last week, Olivia Rodrigo was forced to settle for second place on the U.K. singles chart, as her latest single “Good 4 U” wasn’t able to topple Tion Wayne and Russ Millions’ “Body.” Now, the two tunes have swapped positions, and Rodrigo has scored her second leader in the country with the third proper single from her debut album Sour which itself opens at No. 1 on its respective list.

Lil Nas X Shares Playful Pride Month Photo Shoot

Lil Nas X has quickly become one of the most recognizable queer figures in modern pop culture. Previously keeping his sexuality under wraps, he formally came out as gay on the final day of pride month in June of 2019, pointing to lyrics in his track "c7osure" from his debut EP where he hinted at being a member of the LGBTQ+ community.

Lil Nas X Says He Would Date SZA, Billie Eilish, Flo Milli if He were Straight

Lil Nas X has become an expert troller and provocateur. His Hot 100 chart-topper, “Montero,” sparked controversy following the release of its visuals, in addition to his custom “666” Nike Airmax 90s release. Nike quickly sent a cease and desist to the “Old Town Road” artist, following the incident, stating they did not approve the custom kicks.

Lil Nas X Names SZA & Billie Eilish As Women He Would Date If He Were Straight

Now that his "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" controversy has settled and hoopla over that embarrassing pant-splitting moment on Saturday Night Live has come to an end, Lil Nas X is back to enjoying himself on social media. The "Old Town Road" star has often spoken about being a part of the social media generation and not taking trolling seriously because he's used to online antics, and he's no stranger to displaying a few of his own when he has time.
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Lil Nas X, Taylor Swift and More Stars Celebrate the Start of 2021 Pride Month

Happy Pride Month! Every June marks a month of celebration to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots that brought about the start of the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement as we know it. And this year, celebs from Lil Nas X and Taylor Swift to Hayley Kiyoko and President Joe Biden are taking to social media to celebrate the kickoff of Pride season in all its rainbow-colored glory.