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Lil Nas X has some important pieces of advice for the younger self: "Go ahead." While the rapper eagerly awaits the release of his single "Industry Baby" on Friday, he took some time to think about how far he has come personally and professionally in the last two years – after the release of "Old Town" to be precise Road “in 2019“ Dear 20 year old Montero, ”he addressed himself in the iPhone Notes app on Wednesday. "I wrote a song for us. I know that sometimes you have the feeling that it's all downhill from here. I know that your sexuality made you feel like an outcast among your peers. Your apartment weighs heavily on you. And I know if you hear the phrase "One Hit Wonder" again, you could get burned. "
But Lil Nas X, whose real name is Montero, tells himself to hold his head up and be patient for the luck and the light that is waiting for them because they are coming. "I need you to keep going," he wrote. “I need you to realize that you have the opportunity to be the person you need to grow up. I want you to stop feeling sorry for yourself. And you have to remember that the only person who has to believe in YOU is YOU. "Twenty year old Montero would be so proud of 22 year old Montero.
Industry Baby, starring Jack Harlow, is out July 23 and was produced by Kanye West and Take a Daytrip. It's the third single out Montero, Lil Nas X's upcoming debut album, following the releases of "Montero (Call Me by Your Name)" and "Sun Goes Down". Read his heartfelt message below.
"INDUSTRIAL BABY" 🏆
TOMORROW NIGHT! pic.twitter.com/WhGh3Sk72C
– no 👶🏾 (@LilNasX) July 22, 2021