American rapper Lil Nas X has announced that he is taking a break from the music. The 20-year-old rapper tweeted on September 27 saying that he was ready to take a little time off. He also announced the cancellation of the two upcoming shows at the Sandbox Music Festival in Arizona and at TwitchCon 2019 in San Diego, California. Earlier this year he went viral for his countrywide popular hit "Old Town Road".
it’s been a wild last 7 months and im ready to take a little time off. sorry to everyone attending twitchcon or the sandbox music festival, i will not be there. i love u guys and will make it up to you some way. 😎❤️— nope (@LilNasX) September 27, 2019
Lil Nas X has been going through a busy schedule for a year. After “Old Town Road” was controversially removed from Billboard’s Hot Country chart in April, the rapper hired country star Billy Ray Cyrus to make a remix, and the revamped version went viral on the internet. The remix then impacted the world forever by turning into the longest-running number 1 single to ever top the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, and Lil Nas X released considerably more remixes with BTS member RM, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey, and even an Area 51 raid version. The rapper also gave up his first EP 7 in June and performed at the MTV Video Music Awards last month.
"Old Town Road" won song of the year at the awards ceremony. Lil Nas X was nominated in eight different classifications including video of the year and song of summer. Earlier this week, the rapper who came out as gay at the end of Pride Month in June admitted that he is sort of in a relationship during an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He was asked about whether he was seeing someone and he replied to it by saying somewhat, somewhat before letting out a laugh.
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