Lil Nas X’s ‘Late to Da Get together’ With YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more: Pay attention – Billboard
Lil Nas X‘s new single “Late to Da Get together” that includes YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more has arrived — and he’s taking direct purpose at BET.
After weeks of the rapper sharing his displeasure with the community after he obtained zero nominations for Sunday’s BET Awards, the tune each begins and ends with the mantra “F— BET (yeah), f— BET (yeah), f— BET (yeah, yeah).”
The monitor dropped very first thing Friday (June 24), following a slew of Lil Nas X’s punchy promos, which included jokes and insults geared toward BET. “LATE TO DA PARTY OUT TONIGHT!” the Billboard Scorching 100 chart-topper captioned a Star Wars-themed parody video the morning of launch day. The video textual content opens with an specific message for BET, then continues in yellow textual content on black background, a la the movies: “NBA YOUNGBOY is on home arrest, trapped on the remoted planet HATU. The Brutal Empire of Terror (BET) has betrayed LIL NAS X, turning their again on him after utilizing him for clout.” It goes on, “With the music business in turmoil, the galaxy is searching for a hero. NAS should use the traditional energy of r EDITING to free YB and defeat the evil BET earlier than time runs out…”
Lil Nas X first referred to as out BET on June 1 in a sequence of since-deleted tweets, jokingly thanking the community for providing him “an excellent zero nominations” for his or her 2022 awards present, regardless of having what he referred to as “3 of the most important songs of final yr & a critically acclaimed album.” In a kind of tweets, LNX instantly referred to as out what he noticed as customary music business homophobia. “I simply really feel like black homosexual ppl must struggle to be seen on this world and even after we make it to the highest mfs attempt to fake we’re invisible,” he wrote.
BET responded with a press release on June 7, saying, “We love Lil Nas X. He was nominated for a greatest new artist BET Award in 2020, and we proudly showcased his extraordinary expertise and creativity on the present twice: He carried out ‘Previous City Highway’ with Billy Ray Cyrus at BET Awards 2019 and his BET Awards 2021 efficiency was a spotlight of our present. Nobody cheered louder that night time than BET.”
On Tuesday (June 21), forward of the brand new tune’s launch, Lil Nas X posted a sequence of photographs in assist of the brand new tune during which he was adorned in a blue Louis Vuitton look, holding a stash of money to his ear whereas sitting on the bathroom — subsequent to a bag of cash. He accompanied the photographs with a humorous video captured at what seems to be a grocery retailer.
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Lil Nas X‘s new single “Late to Da Get together” that includes YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more has arrived — and he’s taking direct purpose at BET. After weeks of the rapper sharing his displeasure with the community after he obtained zero nominations for Sunday’s BET Awards, the tune each begins and ends…