Child Cudi Praises Lil Nas X And Slams Homophobia In Hip Hop

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Montero, Lil Nas X’s highly anticipated debut album, drops tomorrow and has already confronted a ton of backlash from some attributable to its provocative imagery and the truth that the rapper is overtly homosexual. However one particular person in his nook is Child Cudi.

X and Cudi bonded after a Twitter person questioned why he had no Black male artists on his album. The 22-year-old hitmaker responded with, “Possibly lots of them simply don’t wanna work with me.”

Cudi responded with, “N***a I will work w u and frolic in rose gardens w u and singin about my ache.”

Lil Nas followed up with, “u heard it right here first everyone. child cudi x lil nas for montero deluxe.”

Now, Cudi has written about Lil Nas X for Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2021 listing.

“After I noticed the tweet about Nas’ album Montero not that includes Black male artists, and he replied that ‘possibly lots of them simply don’t wanna work with me,’ that made me unhappy,” Cudi wrote.

“There’s a homophobic cloud over hip-hop, and he’s going to interrupt that s**t down. We have now to face with him. I’m going to do no matter I’ve to do to let him know — you will have my assist. Once we do our music collectively, nonetheless trippy the video is, let’s get attractive with it.”

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He additionally added, “Lil Nas X is a brand new twist on a few of the themes I used to be driving on once I first began out: being true to your self and never giving a f**okay what anybody says. What he’s doing is what we want proper now. To have a homosexual man in hip-hop doing his factor, crushing data — that’s large for us and for Black excellence. The best way he’s unafraid to make individuals uncomfortable is so rock ’n’ roll. He’s a real rock star.”

Montero contains visitor appearances from Miley Cyrus, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion and the legendary Elton John. The album already has a Billboard Scorching 100 no. 1 hit with “Montero (Name Me by Your Identify)” and the no. 2 charting music “Trade Child,” which featured Jack Harlow.