Lil Nas X’s ‘Late to Da Party’ With YoungBoy Never Broke Again: Listen – Billboard

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Lil Nas X‘s new unmarried “Past due to Da Celebration” that includes YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more has arrived — and he’s taking direct intention at BET.

After weeks of the rapper sharing his displeasure with the community after he gained 0 nominations for Sunday’s BET Awards, the tune each begins and ends with the mantra “F— BET (yeah), f— BET (yeah), f— BET (yeah, yeah).”

The monitor dropped very first thing Friday (June 24), following a slew of Lil Nas X’s punchy promos, which integrated jokes and insults aimed toward BET. “LATE TO DA PARTY OUT TONIGHT!” the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart-topper captioned a Megastar Wars-themed parody video the morning of free up day. The video textual content opens with an particular message for BET, then continues in yellow textual content on black background, a los angeles the flicks: “NBA YOUNGBOY is on space arrest, trapped at the remoted planet HATU. The Brutal Empire of Terror (BET) has betrayed LIL NAS X, turning their again on him after the use of him for clout.” It is going on, “With the track trade in turmoil, the galaxy is in search of a hero. NAS should use the traditional energy of r EDITING to unfastened YB and defeat the evil BET ahead of time runs out…”

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Lil Nas X first referred to as out BET on June 1 in a sequence of since-deleted tweets, jokingly thanking the community for providing him “an impressive 0 nominations” for his or her 2022 awards display, in spite of having what he referred to as “3 of the largest songs of remaining yr & a significantly acclaimed album.” In a kind of tweets, LNX without delay referred to as out what he noticed as usual track trade homophobia. “I simply really feel like black homosexual ppl must struggle to be observed on this international and even if we make it to the highest mfs attempt to faux we're invisible,” he wrote.

BET replied with a observation on June 7, pronouncing, “We adore Lil Nas X. He was once nominated for a easiest new artist BET Award in 2020, and we proudly showcased his odd ability and creativity at the display two times: He carried out ‘Outdated The city Highway’ with Billy Ray Cyrus at BET Awards 2019 and his BET Awards 2021 efficiency was once a spotlight of our display. No person cheered louder that evening than BET.”

On Tuesday (June 21), forward of the brand new tune’s free up, Lil Nas X posted a sequence of pictures in make stronger of the brand new tune by which he was once embellished in a blue Louis Vuitton glance, retaining a stash of money to his ear whilst sitting on the bathroom — subsequent to a bag of cash. He accompanied the pictures with a humorous video captured at what seems to be a grocery retailer.

Move “Past due to Da Celebration” via Lil Nas X and YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more underneath: