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Lil Nas X dropped the music video for his latest song 'Industry Baby' late last week and it delighted fans all over the world.
It featured the rapper, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill, and fellow artist Jack Harlow in a prison, along with some not-so-PG-rated dance moves.
One scene in particular shows a naked Nas X with several naked-yet-censored backup dancers.
While many thought it was an epic music video, there was a vocal minority who have complained the 22-year-old is pushing a gay agenda in his music.
The rapper came out as gay in 2019 and hasn't been shy to express his sexuality in his music videos ever since.
He's hit back at the negative accusations about injecting some rainbow colour into the rap industry.
"All jokes aside the idea of a gay agenda doesn't make sense," he wrote on Twitter. "If someone influences you to suck c**k you probably already wanted to suck c**k."
He added: "Yes manipulation is real. agendas are real. i just simply don't believe me in a fictional prison with twerking men could lead to a heterosexual man deciding to suck d**k."
"The truth is there is no attack. You view femininity as weakness. You don't like gay black men because you are afraid of black men, as a whole, being viewed as weak," he said in another tweet. "You cling on to your masculinity because without it you have nothing else going for yourself."
Montero also took the time to explain how heavily straight the rap industry is for both men and women.
He says he's merely offering a different voice to the industry that has been solidified over many decades.
"Y'all be silent as hell when n****s dedicate their entire music catalogue to rapping about sleeping with multiple women," he said. "But when i do anything remotely sexual I'm 'being sexually irresponsible' & 'causing more men to die from aids' y'all hate gay ppl and don't hide it."
He told another user how important it is to have LGBTQIA+ visibility in the entertainment industry.
"Many, if not all, of these artists had to hide their sexuality for majority of their career. You seem to only respect gay artists when the gay part is tucked away," he said.
"You don't like me because I embrace my sexuality instead of hiding it and never speaking on it for your comfort."
But the backlash to 'Industry Baby' is nowhere near as bad as when Lil Nas X dropped the 'Call Me By Your Name' music video.
That featured twerking on Satan, pole dancing, and a whole lot of gyrating.
It's clear Montero wants his sexuality to form part of his on stage persona and, considering there are plenty of artists who came before him who did that, he should absolutely do whatever the hell he wants.
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