Lil Nas X is fiiiinally releasing his debut album, and he’s celebrating with a flawless ‘pregnancy’ photograph shoot
Even although he’s had conservatives shaking of their cowboy boots for the higher a part of the previous two years, Lil Nas X is lastly able to launch his debut album – and, in fact, he’s celebrating in a method that has the homophobes large mad. Ahead of the September 17 launch of Montero, the rapper launched an unique People being pregnant photograph shoot, and naturally, he needed to handle some “negative energy” over the wonderful pictures on-line.
The 22-year-old took to social media yesterday to share the skilled pictures, that includes a prosthetic child bump, candy “maternal” poses, and even a sonogram. He gave a behind-the-scenes glimpse on TikTok, writing, “SURPRISE! 🦋💕👶🏾” and sharing his announcement to the sounds of one of many songs from the upcoming album.
Of course, the pregnancy-themed shoot is little question a nod to the time-honored custom of musicians pouring every thing into their work, feeling as in the event that they’ve birthed a child when it’s lastly out on the planet. Add to the combo that the album has been executed for the higher a part of the final yr (however, you understand, pandemic), and it’s clear that he’s able to pop – metaphorically talking.
Still, every thing he does manages to spark controversy on-line (bear in mind the “satan sneakers?”), and these pictures are not any completely different. Also bear in mind his movies for each MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) and Industry Baby and all of the controversy these songs generated. Lil Nas loves pushing the envelope — and his followers love him for it.
He took to Twitter, his favourite medium, to handle a number of the most up-to-date controversy, utilizing his signature humor to close all of it down completely.
In a since-deleted tweet, comic Donnell Rawlings incited the identical ‘ol ethical panic, “I’m with freedom of whatever, but at this point Lil Nas is fucking with the minds of kids. What are your thoughts, how do I explain this shit to my son?”
He retweeted a number of the best responses to the fake outrage, reminding all of the dad and mom on the market to take a deep breath, as a result of it’s all gonna be okay.
boys have been placing basketballs beneath their shirt to look pregnant since 1891. Your son will likely be alright. https://t.co/WiLRYiDZ6Z
— semaj (@seven_twice) September 2, 2021
Y’all mad at Lil Nas X however was watching this pretty odd dad and mom episode pic.twitter.com/UR2MoXwHDa
— Peaches Fabienne Lamour (@_GordonGartrell) September 2, 2021
Y’all solely spiritual when Lil Nas X does one thing y’all don’t like pic.twitter.com/K6BP1ZtTAX
— Heel Turn Haden (@_TheSonOfMars_) September 2, 2021
Even Maury Povich bought in on the enjoyable, sharing his signature catchphrase.
You ARE The Father! https://t.co/XNyZWtlf3C
— The Maury Show (@TheMAURYShow) September 2, 2021
He shut it down by inviting followers to his “baby shower” on Sunday, including, “Let me get offline, all of this negative energy is not good for the baby.”
All jokes apart, the album is ready to incorporate wall-to-wall bangers, with visitor appearances from Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Miley Cyrus, and Elton John. We can’t wait to hit repeat on Lil Nas X’s model new bundle of pleasure.