The United States mainly became a hub for the ever-evolving landscape of contemporary hip-hop music. Following the hip-hop scene few artists have made a widespread impact, such as Montero Lamar Hill, popularly known as Lil Nas X.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Montero made an impactful fame worldwide with his extraordinary unique talent and ability to mix multiple music genres. Montero’s influential fame in the United States hip-hop scene is a testament to his musical talent and self-adversity power.
Lil Nas X is popularly known for the profession as an American Rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Initially, Montero rose to fame in the United States in 2018 when his most famous song “Old Town Road” was released. His song “Old Town Road” went viral on the TikTok video-making app in 2019 which gave him huge commercial success and recognition worldwide.
This song is one of the biggest achievements of Montero’s musical career, and it is also a global phenomenon. The “Old Town Road” song especially blended country and hip-hop music genres, became a viral sensation on various social media platforms, especially in TikTok.
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Early Life and Background:
Montero Lamar Hill popularly known as Lil Nas X was born on April 9, 1999, in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, he is 24 years old rapper, singer, and public figure. Montero started his musical journey after dropping out of college. Earlier he studied at the University of West Georgia but later on, he shifted his scope to musical works. Lil Nas X released his first debut album in the year 2021, called “Montero”.
It was one of his biggest successes and gave him much popularity in the American music scene. Montero’s music album included several top hit singles which included “Montero- Call Me by Your Name, Industry Baby and That’s What I Need.
Lil Nas X better known for music genre blending tricks, it mixes different elements of music such as hip-hop, pop, country, and rock music styles. “Old Town Road” is the best example of his music blending styles which made him a bit of a unique rapper in the global hip-hop scene.
Rise to Prominence:
As among many such artists, Lil Nas X also started his musical career independently, but later on rose to prominence with his unique work. Montero started making music tracks during their teenage period, he made music mixtapes using his computer. Montero commercially released his first mixtape in 2018, but his most important success reached when the “Old Town Road” song was released in December 2018. Montero’s “Old Town Road” became very popular on the TikTok video app during that time following a particular trend. It is one of his most famous songs which gave him mainstream prominence in the industry.
The “Old Town Road” gained popularity on various social media platforms most importantly on Tiktok. It was followed by a viral challenge on TikTok, in which influencers made dancing videos in cowboy or cowgirl attire.
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Montero’s second biggest musical success came when he dropped his second studio album in the year 2021, it was a major commercial success for him. The studio album included some of the top hit songs of the year including “(Montero) Call Me by Your Name, Industry Baby, That What I Want” and others.
Lil Nas X currently is one of the most popular and influential music artists globally. His second most popular song “Old Town Road” led him to become one of the most influential music artists globally. Montero is one of the first music artists who perfectly leveraged TikTok to promote his song, still, he is one of the most popular music artists on the app.
|Lil Nas X’s Most Hit Song
|Old Town Road (Feat. Billy Ray Cyrus)
|Industry Baby (Feat. Jack Harlow)
|Montero (Call Me by Your Name)
|That’s What I Want
|Lost in the Citadel
|Sun Goes Down
|Dead Right Now
|Scoop (Feat. Doja Cat)
Listen to more songs: Lil Nas X
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