Lil Nas X, Kevin Hart, and the Lost Art of Listening

Pretending that homophobia doesn't exist misses the point.

Lil Nas X

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In an episode of HBO's The Shop: Uninterrupted, Lil Nas X tried to defend his decision not to come out until he became famous—until Kevin Hart interrupted him.

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Lil Nas X Seems to Come Out, but How Can We Trust a Human Meme?

It's the perfect statement to once again make the music industry squirm and confront its arbitrary gate-keeping of what's accepted within certain genres and their typical lack of diversity.

Lil Nas X arrives at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

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After causing upheaval in country music, the Twitter-verse, and our innermost souls where catchy songs go to die, Lil Nas X has made another bold declaration that makes it clear he's only here for the memes.

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