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Lil Nas X shares a meme of his song ‘Montero (Call Me By Yor Name)’ that has been censored on TikTok
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Lil Nas X shares a meme of his song ‘Montero (Call Me By Yor Name)’ that has been censored on TikTok

The success that rapper Lil Nas X is reaping with his new song, Montero, Call Me By Your Name, It is obvious. With more than 170 million views on YouTube, the singer has placed his song in one of the most listened to in recent weeks. Anyone who has heard the song on the radio or through platforms can witness how catchy it is. And, how could it be otherwise, the networks have echoed this triumph and a lot of memes have come to the fore.The artist himself has shared one of these contents on his Twitter profile, unable to believe that TikTok has decided to delete it, possibly considering it offensive. It's about a clip in which one of the characters from the animated film Jimmy Neutrón come dow...
Nike Settles Lawsuit With Company Behind Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'
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Nike Settles Lawsuit With Company Behind Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'

Americans won’t have “Satan Shoes” to kick around anymore now that Nike has settled a lawsuit with MSCHF, the New York-based design studio that created 666 pairs for rapper Lil Nas X. Nike sued MSCHF late last month after the shoes were announced as part of a promotion for the video for “Montero (Call Me by Your Name),” in which Lil Nas X gives Satan a lap dance. Although the shoes were intended as a limited-edition art project using Nike shoes as the base, Nike accused MSCHF of trademark infringement and argued that “unauthorized” shoes would, among other things, “create an erroneous association between MSCHF’s products and Nike.” According to Yahoo, the settlement requires MSCHF to voluntary buy back any Satan Shoes and the companion “Jesus Shoes” that Lil Nas X jokingly claimed he was ...
Lil Nas X Hopes 'Haters Are Sad' As Controversial New Song Hits No. 1
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Lil Nas X Hopes 'Haters Are Sad' As Controversial New Song Hits No. 1

Lil Nas X took a moment to address his detractors this week as he reached a new musical milestone.  The two-time Grammy winner’s latest song, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart this week. It’s his second No. 1 single after his country-trap smash, “Old Town Road,” topped the same chart for 19 weeks in 2019.  True to form, Lil Nas X commemorated the achievement with a series of tweets late Monday in which he spoke to those who assumed he was a novelty act.  y’all told a 19 year old who had just escaped the lowest point of his life that he would never have a hit again. you told him to stop while he’s ahead. he could’ve gave up. but 4 multi platinum songs and 2 #1’s later, he’s still here. thank you to my team and my fans! ily 🏹🤍 https://t.co/cW0Ui...
'Lil Nas X' Gives God A Lap Dance, 'Matt Gaetz' Tries To Defend Himself In Wild 'SNL'
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'Lil Nas X' Gives God A Lap Dance, 'Matt Gaetz' Tries To Defend Himself In Wild 'SNL'

“Saturday Night Live” outdid Lil Nas X’s controversial satanic music video with a wild scene featuring the rapper (Chris Redd) doing a lap dance with God in the cold open. “Happy Easter, everyone!” chirped Chloe Fineman’s Britney Spears. She was hosting her faux talk show “Oops, You Did It Again,” which highlights the “social pariahs of the week.” “People are afraid of me because I’m different,” Redd explained to “Spears” when she asked him about the right-wing uproar over the rapper’s customized Nike “Satan Shoes” and writhing on the devil’s lap in the video for his new song “Montrero (Call Me By Your Name).” “Really, I’m just your typical gay black country rap sneaker entrepreneur. I put my pants on just like everyone else: One ass-less chap at a time,” he explained. Redd explained that...
'Saturday Night Live': Britney Spears Gets Lil Nas X to Give God a Lap Dance in Wild Cold Open
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'Saturday Night Live': Britney Spears Gets Lil Nas X to Give God a Lap Dance in Wild Cold Open

Saturday Night Live did it again! This week's new episode kicked off with another episode of the Britney Spears talk show, Oops, You Did It Again." Chloe Fineman reprised her role as the "Toxic" singer, who hosts a talk show where she interviews the "social pariahs of the week." The first guest is Lil Nas X, who, as Fineman's Spears explains, "has been attacked by the rare combo of catholic church and Nike."The "Old Town Road" artist (played by Chris Redd) came out, rocking the black leather ensemble and red hair which he sported in his controversial "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" music video. "People are freaking out about your new video, where you ride down a stripper pole to hell then twerk on the devil. Why are they upset?" Spears asks."Because they're close-minded idiots," Redd's Li...
Lil Nas X addresses accusations of copying FKA Twigs' 'Cellophane' video
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Lil Nas X addresses accusations of copying FKA Twigs' 'Cellophane' video

ANI | Updated: Mar 31, 2021 19:17 IST Washington [US], March 31 (ANI): American rapper Lil Nas X addressed the similarities between FKA Twigs' 'Cellophane' music video and the video for his new single 'Montero (Call Me By Your Name)', which was released last week.On Tuesday, the hitmaker took to Instagram to praise 'Cellophane' and let fans know that he and FKA Twigs recently spoke about the situation. His post included footage from FKA Twigs' music video, which was choreographed by Kelly Yvonne, who also choreographed 'Montero'."I want to show love to @fkatwigs & @andrewthomashuang !" the 'Old Town Road' vocalist wrote on Instagram. He added, "The 'cellophane' visual is ...
Lil Nas X Sends Love to FKA Twigs After Similarities Between 'Montero' and 'Cellophane'
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Lil Nas X Sends Love to FKA Twigs After Similarities Between 'Montero' and 'Cellophane'

Lil Nas X is showing FKA Twigs love after both the singer and Thomas Huang, the director for FKA's music video for her song, "Cellophane," noticed the similarities between her video and Lil Nas X's viral video for his song, "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)." Lil Nas X took to Instagram Tuesday to share that FKA had called him to inform him of the similarities between the two videos. "I want to show love to @fkatwigs & @andrewthomashuang ! the 'cellophane' visual is a masterpiece. i was not aware that the visual would serve as a major inspiration for those who worked on the effects of my video," Lil Nas X shared. "I want to say thank u to twigs for calling me and informing me about the similarities between the two videos, as i was not aware they were so close. was only excited for the vi...
Nike Sues Company Pumping Out Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'
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Nike Sues Company Pumping Out Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes'

Nike sued Brooklyn, New York-based design studio MSCHF in federal court Monday over the controversial “Satan Shoes” it produced in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X. The shoes, which have seriously triggered conservatives, are a product tie-in with Lil Nas’ wild fantasy video for his song “Montero (Call Me by Your Name),” which includes a scene of him writhing on Satan’s lap.  A limited edition of 666 pairs of the shoes, which each contain a drop of reportedly donated human blood, went on sale Monday. They sold out in less than a minute, CNN reported. Lil Nas X, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hillk, kept the first pair. The sales price was $1,018, a reference to Bible passage Luke 10:18: “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.” Nike’s lawsuit, filed in New York’s Eastern Distric...
Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes' containing human blood sell out in under a minute
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Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes' containing human blood sell out in under a minute

ANI | Updated: Mar 30, 2021 12:41 IST Washington [US], March 30 (ANI): American rapper Lil Nas X launched his controversial 'Satan Shoes' on Monday, featuring demonic imagery and a drop of real human blood, and all 666 pairs were gone almost immediately.According to Page Six, the 21-year-old rapper shared in a since-deleted tweet, "Y'all talked so much s**t about these shoes just for them to sell out in literally less than one minute. lmao, y'all going out SAD!"Released on the heels of his unapologetically queer 'Montero (Call Me By Your Name)' music video, the limited-edition shoes were made in collaboration with 'MSCHF' - the creative agency famous for its holy water-infuse...
Lil Nas X responds to social media backlash over 'twerking on CGI pole' in 'Montero' music video
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Lil Nas X responds to social media backlash over 'twerking on CGI pole' in 'Montero' music video

ANI | Updated: Mar 29, 2021 20:10 IST Washington [US], March 29 (ANI): American musician Lil Nas X responded to the backlash he had been facing for doing a twerk dance step on a CGI pole in his latest released music video titled 'Montero- Call Me By Your Name'.The Grammy-award winning musician, who had recently released his new single 'MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)', fanned the flames when he reflected on how he tried to hide his sexuality in childhood. While many fellow celebrities and fans lauded him for his courage, many online critics zeroed on the 21-year-old star and accused him of "destroying the society".According to People Magazine, the video, filled with biblical r...