August 18, 2022

Lil Nas X has as soon as once more criticized BET Networks for not together with his music monitor, “Business Child,” in its 2022 nominees checklist.

The rapper referred to as out BET in a collection of now-deleted tweets after the nominations have been introduced final week. Now, he has shared a diss track in response to his awards snub, claiming “Business Child” was the most important tune final yr and will have been nominated. The 23-year-old additionally accused the community of being homophobic.

The diss monitor, which was shared Wednesday on Twitter, featured the hook strains “F–k BET, f–k BET.” The rapper carried out the monitor for a minute from his automobile, slamming the BET Awards 2022, which is scheduled to be held on June 26.

In a separate tweet, Lil Nas X talked about that he’s not truly upset with the nomination snub however over “homophobia within the Black group.”

“This not over no wager award that is in regards to the larger drawback of homophobia within the black group, y’all can sit and faux all u need however imma threat all of it for us,” he tweeted.

One consumer commented on the rapper’s posts and wrote, “BET is homophobic such as you’re being dense in the event you do not suppose it is trigger Lil Nas X is homosexual. No manner Business Child wasn’t even nominated for Finest Collaboration. That tune was large final yr.”

Nas X replied to the tweet, saying, “Humorous factor is business child was the most important tune me & jack launched final yr within the eligibility interval however solely certainly one of us acquired a nomination.”

However, many criticized the rapper for his comments.

“Sorry nas but ya music ain’t it! Maybe you should’ve just kept remixing old town road,” one person wrote. “Cease making every thing about your sexuality and focus in your music.”

Another person noted how BET gave the rapper alternative twice. “So simply ignore the two occasions BET gave you the chance to carry out on the principle stage; Received It,” the consumer stated.

“Business Child” is a part of the album “Montero,” which was launched final yr. The tune, together with “Montero (Name Me By Your Identify),” have been featured in Billboard Sizzling 100 tracks.

Throughout his efficiency at BET Awards final yr, Nas X made out and shared a steamy kiss with one of many dancers. The efficiency additionally marked the top of Pleasure Month.

BET’s official Twitter deal with wrote on the time, “He did what wanted to be finished.”

Apart from his songs, Nas X labored as a voice artist on the animated collection “The Proud Household: Louder and Prouder,” which was dropped in February.

The viral success of US rapper Lil Nas X’s ‘Outdated City Street’ was arguably the purpose at which TikTok’s energy grew to become clear Picture: AFP / Giorgio VIERA

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