Lil Nas X has a message for Mariah Carey!
On Friday, the “Old Town Road” crooner, 20, revealed on Twitter that he wants to collaborate with the legendary singer, 49, on a remix of the beloved track.
“Ok Mariah Carey lets get this remix in,” Lil Nas X wrote.
Carey, 49, has but to answer the request.
The message comes as Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus simply hit 14 weeks on prime of the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart with their remix.
Cyrus, 57, hopped on the observe after the viral hit was faraway from Billboard’s Sizzling Nation chart as a result of it apparently didn’t “embrace enough elements of today’s country music to chart in its current version.”
okay mariah carey lets get this remix in
— nope (@LilNasX) July 12, 2019
The collaboration appeared destined to occur. Again in December, Lil Nas X shared a video of himself listening to “Old Town Road” and wrote, “twitter please help me get billy ray cyrus on this.”
And after the controversy with Billboard, Cyrus tweeted on the rapper, “Been watching everything going on with OTR. When I got thrown off the charts, Waylon Jennings said to me ‘Take this as a compliment’ means you’re doing something great! Only Outlaws are outlawed. Welcome to the club!”
The unlikely duo carried out the hit for the primary time collectively at Diplo‘s late-night set on the nation music competition Stagecoach in Indio, California in April.
The Atlanta musician just lately signed to Columbia Information. His EP, 7, adopted his self-released undertaking NASARATI from 2018.
It options Cardi B, Ryan Tedder and, after all, the Cyrus remix of “Old Town Road.”
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Apart from his rising musical profession, Lil Nas X just lately made headlines for popping out as homosexual.
The rapper introduced the information on Twitter on World Delight Day (June 30) by posting a video of his track “C7osure” and urging his followers to pay attention once more to its lyrics.
“Some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not no more. But before this month ends I want y’all to listen closely to c7osure,” he wrote, including a sea of emoji together with a rainbow.
He later shared a photograph of his EP’s album paintings, zooming in on a rainbow projected on a constructing.
“Deadass thought I made it obvious,” he mentioned.
“C7osure” finds Lil Nas X singing a couple of want to dwell a extra genuine life. “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.”
“True say, I want and I need to let go, use my time to be free,” he additionally sings.
Lil Nas X talked about his sexuality on digicam for the primary time to BBC America, revealing that he thought of taking his sexual orientation “to the grave” and by no means publicly addressing it, however that finally, he didn’t “want to live my entire life … not doing what I want to do.”
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“I’m also, I feel like, opening the doors for more people,” he advised the BBC, including that he hopes his choice will assist others “feel more comfortable” popping out.
However the Atlanta musician admitted that his sexuality is “not really accepted in either the country hip-hop communities.” And when requested if he’s anticipating backlash, Lil Nas X was fast to reply: “Oh, I’m already getting it. I used to be that person being negative. I’m not angry or anything , because I understand how they just want that reaction.”