Lil Nas X. Picture: Instagram

American rapper Lil Nas X came out on Sunday, June 30 - the final day of Pride Month 2019. 

Taking to his official Twitter account, the “Panini” star revealed the news, making reference to the lyrics of his latest jam “C7osure” from his new EP titled "7".

“Some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more,” he tweeted

“But before this month ends I want y’all to listen closely to "C7osure”, ending the post with a rainbow emoji, which signifies the end of pride month.

Twitter went into a frenzy with fans sharing their messages of support for the rapper.

The "Old Town Road" rapper shared another tweet by posting artwork from his album featuring the colours of the rainbow - a symbol of LGBTQ pride: "deadass thought i made it obvious."

The announcement comes just over a week after Lil Nas X hit the BET Awards stage alongside Billy Ray Cyrus to perform their hit "Old Town Road."

"Old Town Road" has spent 12 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it the longest-running No. 1 hit of 2019. 

The music video has over 182 million views on YouTube.


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