Yes, controversial 22 year old rapper wears a hot pink prison uniform in the epic new video for his new song “Industry Baby”. (Warning: Don’t watch the clip above – which has nearly 3.5 million views on YouTube as of Friday morning – if you’re easily offended.)
Before releasing his latest footage and clips overnight, Lil Nas X crafted a fictional backstory – as he increasingly enjoys doing – to amp up the hype and excitement for the upcoming hit. .
Monitor “The Satanic Panic” featured by his music video “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” where he is famous dance on Satan’s lap, he customized a pair of Nike sneakers, the sports brand don’t want to be linked with.
From that controversy, “Industry Baby” – featuring up-and-coming rapper Jack Harlow, 23 – was born.
Opening the song with an onslaught of trumpets, he announces his arrival at the fictional prison, triumphantly proclaiming in the chorus, “This one’s for champions.”
Outrageous video, release with the song confidently on Thursday night, describing Lil Nas X’s journey in prison, including scenes of him and a choir dancing full-body – with some blurring – naked in a shared bathroom.
Next, he made a man-sized hole in the cell wall to escape.
The Georgia native also used the controversy surrounding his last hit “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” to add tension and power to the song. In the video, a security guard, played by “Teen Wolf” actor Colton Haynes, is too distracted by the NSFW’s “Montero” music video to notice the rapper’s escape.
Lil Nas X is known for participating in argumentative and internet TV series, Play on it to build hype, making haters turn their backs on them. Fellow rapper Harlow guest-stars on the song, demonstrating his relationship with a female warden and helping Lil Nas X escape.
However, to avoid a backlash like “Montero,” Lil Nas X tweeted a disclaimer intended for parents and the faint of heart.
“Tell this in advance so you don’t blame me,” he Written. “INDUSTRIAL BABY VIDEOS IS NOT FOR YOUR BABY!”
Meanwhile, fans were quick to react to the video, which, in true Lil Nas X style, showcases his sexiness.
“I’m waiting for the line about being gay in any of Lil Nas X’s songs,” tweeted a fan.
“I’m so glad gay black boys have Lil Nas X,” said Maura Chanz, a creative executive and producer, posted on Twitter after the video premiere.
Other viewers were just amazed at the rapper’s musical genius and creativity for his video campaign.
“I’m in love,” wrote to another user, “Lil Nas X never disappoints.”
“I become 10% more gay every time I read a ‘we understand you’re gay’ comment,” tweeted Lil Nas X before the reaction of the fans.
He has promised to cut the X-rated music video uncensored if he can get enough clicks and likes on Twitter.
https://nypost.com/2021/07/23/lil-nas-x-goes-to-prison-in-pink-for-industry-baby-video/ | Lil Nas X goes to prison in pink for ‘Industry Baby’ video