Lil Nas X Is Unapologetic About His BET Awards Kiss With Dancer
Written by Black Voices on June 28, 2021
Lil Nas X has no time for folks hating on his already-iconic 2021 BET Awards efficiency.
The 22-year-old took the stage at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater Sunday evening in a gold Egyptian-inspired pharaoh look to carry out his hit music “Montero (Name Me by Your Identify).” The efficiency, influenced by Michael Jackson’s “Keep in mind the Time,” made waves on social media. It additionally doubtless raised goosebumps for quite a lot of viewers when, on the finish of it, the singer made out with one in every of his male backup dancers.
Afterward, Lil Nas X requested followers on Twitter in the event that they appreciated the efficiency. In response to a clip from the present, one individual remarked: “DONT USE AFRICAN CULTURE FOR SHITS LIKE THIS!!!!!!! RESPECT OUR ANCESTORS.”
Not lacking a beat, Lil Nas X fired again: “y’all actually prefer to fake homosexuality didn’t exist in african tradition.”
Regardless of the pushback, the efficiency was additionally broadly lauded ― even Sean “Diddy” Combs remarked that the singer “did that.”
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