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One of the biggest stars, who has completely taken over all aspects of music and of course the internet, Lil Nas X pulled up to return to the Power 106 studios to speak everything Montero with the Power Mornings co-hosts Teddy Mora, Demi Lobo, and Noah Ayala.
The 22-year-old artist has evolved into the person he is now, due to the effects of the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic. As we all learned to cope and adjust to the times that the novel 2020 year put before us, Nas speaks on his humility and how the pandemic taught him to become more fearless and unapologetic. There is no doubt the stature of his stardom holds an enormous weight for the 15x platinum artist as he continues to be more celebrated and in demand. For the openly gay rapper, Nas points his confidence to his ability to be a representation for his younger self and for those who are not afraid to live in their own spotlights.
Discussing his album’s success, Nas X shares with the morning crew that although he was a bit sad at first, that he missed out on being number one to Drake, he knows that he will get there soon. Also highlighted on ‘Montero’ is the “Industry Baby” collab with Jack Harlow, in which Nas details how the record came together and how he’s pushing the envelope and bringing back the importance of the music video standard.
Lil Nas X goes on to speak on some of the biggest controversies he’s found himself in, such as the pregnancy ordeal and comments on how the opinions of rappers in the game have personally affected him, as well as sharing his charity work, desire to enter into the television realm, touring, how he watches Kanye West motivational videos, and much more.
Peep the full Lil Nas X and Power Mornings Interview below!