Words: Steve Brown
Rapper Lil Nas X has seemingly come out in a series of cryptic tweets telling followers he thought it was ‘obvious’.
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After performing at Glastonbury with Miley Cryus’ dad, Billy Ray Cyrus, the American rapper took to Twitter to post a video for his new song ‘C7osure (You Like)’ calling for people to listen carefully to the lyrics.
He wrote: “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.”
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. 🌈🤩✨ pic.twitter.com/O9krBLllqQ— nope (@LilNasX) June 30, 2019
In his new song, Lil Nas X discusses wanting to be ‘free’ and ‘crossing boundaries’ and he sings: “True say, I want and need, to let go, use my time to be free / it’s like it’s always what you like, it’s always what you like / why it’s always what you like?”
He later sings: “Ain’t no more actin’, man that forecast say I should just let me grow” and “This is what I gotta do, can’t be regrettin’ when I’m old.”
Further alluding to his sexuality, he also tweeted out artwork for the single which features a city skyline with rainbow colours hinting towards the LGBTQ Pride flag.
He then captioned the tweet: “Deadass thought I made it obvious.”
deadass thought i made it obvious pic.twitter.com/HFCbVqBkLM— nope (@LilNasX) June 30, 2019