“It’s a little embarrassing, but I’m not worried.”
As you may or may not know, the real name of Lil Nas X is Montero Lamar Hill.
“So, yes, I’m named after a car.”
For context, here is a Mitsubishi Montero:
It looks like a sturdy SUV, of course.
As for why he doesn’t use Montero for his stage name, he said, “Nas was my nickname on the Internet, and when I started making music, I was like, ‘I want to have fun with this.’ And the name of every new rapper is Lil, Lil, Lil. What if I was Lil Nas? That would be funny. So I was like, “Okay, I’ll bet. I’ll be Lil Nas.” And I added X later. “
Well, I’m sure the car isn’t the only thing people in Montero want to drive.
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