ATLANTA — Lil Nas X paying a visit to his youngest of fans.
The Lithia Springs country music and rap star made a sweet Christmas appearance at Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta thanks to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.
Spreading goodwill Christmas carols and presents, Nas had fun fielding questions from patients and playing truth or dare!
When a patient asked how many pairs of shoes the singer owned, he said, “Well, last year I had maybe 3 pair of shoes and this year, I can't even count how many are in my closet."
The rapper and singer, whose real name is Montero Hill, didn't rise to to the top of the charts without overcoming some battles.
His crossover hit sparked controversy when it opened at No.19 on the Billboard Hot Country chart. Billboard pulled it from the chart in March, when the magazine called it more of a rap song than a country song.
Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus performed on a remix of "Old Town Road" with Lil Nas X in April, which became an even bigger hit. Since then, he's teamed up with other artists in other remixes of the song.
Lil Nas X made headlines once again this year when he revealed that he is gay on social media.
In a tweet on the last day of National LGBTQ Pride Month detailing his single “c7osure," Lil Nas X shared a rainbow emoji along with a caption asking for listeners to pay attention to the song's lyrics.
“Some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more. but before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure,” the rapper wrote.
And at 20 years old, he's dominating popular culture, TIME wrote in its feature.
“Everything lined up for this moment to take me to this place,” he told TIME. “Not to sound self-centered, but it feels like I’m chosen, in a way, to do this stuff.”
Lil Nas X worked locally at Zaxby's and Six Flags before he became a full-time musician.
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