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Lil Nas X Biography

Birth Name:
Montero Lamar Hill
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Lived in a public housing project in Atlanta with his mother and gradmother after his parents divorce
  • Worked at Six Flags Over Georgia theme park and Zaxby's restaurants
  • His name Lil Nas X is a tribute to rapper and songwriter Nas
  • His country rap song "Old Town Road" went viral on social media due to a #Yeehaw Challenge meme on TikTok
  • "Old Town Road" was removed from the Country Charts due to lack of country music elements
  • His song "Old Town Road" featuring Billy Ray Cyrus spent 19 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100
  • Was featured in Time Magazine's inaugural TIME 100 Next list