Lil Nas X Hits Back at Fans Criticising Him for Kissing Male Dancer on Stage

Lil Nas X Hits Back at Fans Criticising Him for Kissing Male Dancer on Stage

  • Lil Nas X had a powerful performance at the BET Awards that ended with him making out with a male dancer
  • The rapper was celebrated but also bashed by some on social media, and he felt the urge to respond
  • In his reply to one fan, Lil Nas said people were pretending as if LGBTQ communities did not exist in the African culture

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Rapper Lil Nas has responded to bashing following his electrifying performance on BET Awards on Sunday, June 27, that went viral.

Lil Nas X performed at the BET Awards on Sunday.
Lil Nas X stepped out in a gown at the BET Awards red carpet. Photo: lilnasx.
Source: Instagram

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The artiste made a statement not only on the red carpet but also the main event when he kissed a male dancer while performing.

As reported by CNN, the rapper had already made a statement by showing up on the red carpet dressed in a huge blue and white gown that stole the show.

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The rapper did one better with a performance that paid homage to late singer Michael Jackson with an Egyptian themed show to his song Montero (Call Me By Your Name).

At the end of the performance, Lil Nas and one of the male dancers got intimate as they shared a passionate kiss that was applauded by the audience, with some giving him a standing ovation.

However, not everyone was happy and went on social media to show their disgust.

The rapper replied to one fan who accused him of disrespecting the African culture while asking that he respects the ancestors.

In his reply on Twitter, Lil Nas accused the fan and others of pretending as if LGBTQ did not exist in the African culture in the past.

The rapper's reaction ignited another whole topic on Twitter, with fans showing mixed reactions to his sentiments.

Here are a few:

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Cardi B's big announcement

Rapper Cardi B stole the show at the BET event after revealing that she was pregnant with her second child, and she, together with hubby Offset could not be happier.

During a live performance at the BET Awards with Migos, the musician stepped out and immediately; it was clear that she was expecting.

According to CBS, the rapper wore an outfit that showed her baby bump, and fans immediately knew what was happening.

Taking to social media with the most beautiful maternity shoot snap, Cardi B made the amazing announcement.

She shared a revealing snap showing the baby bump and captioned it "#2" while tagging hubby Offset.

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