Z Artist Spotlight: Lil Nas X
Z107.3 wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.
This week we put the artist spotlight on Lil Nas X
REAL NAME: Montero Lamar Hill
BIRTH DATE: April 9, 1999
WHERE FROM: Atlanta, Georgia
MUSICAL LINKS: Billy Ray Cyrus
TO THE POINT POINTS:
- Picked up the trumpet in fourth grade and worked to become first chair in high school
- He attended the University of West Georgia
- He worked at Six Flags
- Fan of Kid Cudi, Drake and Kendrick Lamar
- "Old Town Road" is actually a product of a "Yeehaw Challenge" meme on social media through the app TikTok.
- "Old Town Road" reached #19 on the country charts but was removed, controversially, from the chart by Billboard citing the song did not "currently merit inclusion on Bilboard's country charts... it does not embrace enough elements of today's country music to chart in its current version."
- His debut EP, 7, will be released this month.
Here is a few tunes that will sound familiar to you, the Z listener.