Lil Nas X has only been in the limelight for a few short years, but the Grammy-winning rapper already has a slew of life events that are being watched by millions. It began with the release of his smash breakout hit single “Old Town Road” and has continued as he delve more and more into his personal life in the public eye.
Lil Nas X came out as gay in 2019
Billy Ray Cyrus joined the remix of “Old Town Road” in early 2019 and helped launch the song — and as a result, Lil Nas X — to the top of the charts. The song ended up breaking the record for most weeks spent at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with a total of 19 weeks. It became the first song in history to be certified platinum 15 times, selling over 15 million copies.
In June 2019, while “Old Town Road” dominated the charts, Lil Nas publicly acknowledged his sexuality for the first time. In 2021, with the release of his debut album MonteroLil Nas is more proud than ever for who he is.
Lil Nas X Was In Several Short Relationships
Naturally, Lil Nas was at the top of the music industry when he came out, so there were many men who were eager to date the Grammy-winning artist. But in 2021 interview Apple MusicIn this, Lil Nas reflected on the period and felt a lack of satisfaction from the people he was dating.
“I feel like I’ll often get into these relationships, in Hollywood, or just in my life since I was famous, like ‘whoosh, What happened. whoosh, What happened. whoosh,’” he chimed in. “I was kind of like, ‘Hey, I really want someone who wants me more… just enough to incorporate it into my life and spend time outside of my career. I want.”
“And it hasn’t happened yet,” he admitted. “And many times I’ll be like, ‘Oh, poor me! I just want someone to love.’”
Lil Nas X is reportedly dating dancer Yai Ariza
For most of 2021, rumors have been swirling about Lil Nas and one of his frequent backup dancers, Yai Ariza. Ariza Lil Nas’s controversial . was part of saturday night live performance when he licked his neck, and his even more controversial performance at the BET Awards when he kissed on stage.
Ariza is a 24-year-old Afro-Colombian dancer living in Los Angeles. While Lil Nas has not confirmed their relationship status, he has made it more clear with the release of his music video, “That’s What I Want”, in which Ariza played his love interest.
Ariza has continued to find success outside of her work with Lil Nas X. In September 2021, he appeared in Rihanna’s highly anticipated Savage x Fenty fashion show.
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