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“Thought I Made It Obvious”: Lil Nas X Comes Out In Pride Post

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The “Old Town Road” artist came out on the final day of Pride Month in June.

Lil Nas X opened up about his sexuality on Twitter June 30 — the last day of Pride Month.

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“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,” X tweeted with a rainbow emoji.

In his song “C7osure,” from his recently-released EP 7, X has lyrics like “Ain’t no more actin’, man that forecast say I should just let me grow/No more red light for me baby, only green, I gotta go/Pack my past up in the back, oh, let my future take ahold/This is what I gotta do, can’t be regrettin’ when I’m old,” and “True say, I want and I need to let go, use my time to be free.”

He then followed that up with another tweet highlighting 7‘s artwork, which features a rainbow-colored building in the background among other tall buildings.

“deadass thought i made it obvious,” he wrote in the tweet.

X recently performed “Old Town Road” alongside Billy Ray Cyrus at the BET Awards. The pair arrived at the awards ceremony on horses before taking the stage for their performance.

Elijah C. Watson

Elijah Watson serves as Okayplayer's News & Culture Editor. When he's not writing he's listening to Sade and crying or watching My Hero Academia with his partner.

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