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 as a consequence of its provocative imagery and the truth that the rapper is brazenly homosexual. However one particular person in his nook is Child Cudi.

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

Cudi responded with, “N***a I am going to 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 all people. 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 checklist.

“After I noticed the tweet about Nas’ album Montero not that includes Black male artists, and he replied that ‘possibly plenty 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 could have my help. Once we do our track collectively, nevertheless 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 number of the themes I used to be using on after 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’d like proper now. To have a homosexual man in hip-hop doing his factor, crushing information — that’s large for us and for Black excellence. The best way he’s unafraid to make folks 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 Title)” and the no. 2 charting track “Trade Child,” which featured Jack Harlow.