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Has Lil Nas X Gone Too FAR???

I love Lil Nas X but what the f**k???? Rapper Lil Nas X released his music video "J Christ".

By Gladys W. MuturiPublished 4 months ago 4 min read
Lil Nas X "J Christ"

I love Lil Nas X but what the f**k. Grammy Winner Lil Nas X released his music video "J Christ" and honestly it was way unbelievable like it was crazy.

It all started with Lil Nas X posted on Instagram of the rapper as Jesus nailed on the cross while these ladies were pulling him up as a cover art.

Then, another posted him as an angel with big guns.

After that, he posted an acceptance letter from Liberty University, a four-year private nonprofit Christian college.

However, Liberty denied that Lil Nas X had enrolled or applied at the university.

"We can confirm that Liberty University did not issue the Montero Hill acceptance letter posted yesterday to social media, and we have no record of Montero Hill applying to the university."

A spokesperson for the Virginia-based university told Entertainment Weekly

The worst part about the faux acceptance letter is the signature from the president. The president of Liberty University behind the signature Jerry Falwell died in 2007 due to cardiac arrhythmia.

Well, that's awful!

The Music Video

In the music video, all those celebrities look a likes (Taylor Swift, Oprah Winfrey, Kanye West, and Barack Obama) going to the stairwell to Heaven. In Heaven, Nas X as Jesus in heaven, then in hell where he set in his last music video, Nas X versing Satan at the heavenly basketball court setting and he wins, him as Moses and Noah. I would tell you what happened in the video next but just watch the video for yourself .☝️☝️

Now this isn't the first time Lil Nas X made a music video that stirred controversy. Let's not forget about "Call Me By Your Name". I'm not gonna lie that music video was indeed raunchy but I understood the concept of the whole video. The whole video was based on a literal metaphor.

"gay is a sin and you'll end in hell"

He took it literally........

After the music video premiered, conservative Christians including Youtubers reacted to the music video. Most were stunned and disgusted to see the music video. Podcasters and critics were even calling him out.

Even Grammy winner Christian rapper Lecrae gave his 2 cents on Lil Nas X.

Rappers and Singers

Unlike Lil Nas X, other artists have mocked Christians and other religions. Former Beatles member John Lennon said in an interview that he was "Jesus". Rapper Tupac has a cover art of the rapper partially naked crucified on the cross.


Before Lil Nas X, there was rapper Nasir aka "Nas" who made a music video called "Hate Me Now" as Jesus carrying the cross in his music video "Hate Me Now".

Nas as Jesus carrying a cross in "Hate Me Now" music video

Also, unsurprisingly, Kanye West aka Ye says or does anything controversial but yet again he gets the pass just like the Kardashians. I would say more but I already wrote an article about Ye's controversial ass.

Ye on the cover of Rolling Stones magazine

Even Rapper Kendrick Lamar's fifth cover art album. Look at the throne on his head looked familiar.

Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers (2022)

Madonna's "Like a Prayer" showed Catholic symbols such as stigmata, KKK burning crosses, and Leon as a black saint.

Lastly, Singer Lady Gaga has a song called "Judas”. In the music video, she plays Mary Magdalene falling in love with Judas (Jesus's disciple) which angered the Christian and Catholic communities. Gaga explains that her song was a metaphor for forgiveness and betrayal.

"Judas" is a metaphor and an analogy about forgiveness and betrayal and things that haunt you in your life and how I believe that it's the darkness in your life that ultimately shines and illuminates the greater light that you have upon you."

Lady Gaga, MSN Entertainmet, May 2011

Now I am not defending Lil Nas X or dissing these artists I've mentioned but Lecrae has a point about what he posted on social media at least he didn't diss him. However, I do feel sorry for anyone who is Christian listening to this song because it is a bop. I still listen to Lil Nas X however I do believe he did take it too far and a little bit too much. Plus, he shouldn't use a faux acceptance letter from Liberty University just for attention after all the deceased Liberty University president's signature is on there. He didn't have to do all that to promote his song but that's him.

Update: Lil Nas X apologized to his Christian fans and addressed the music video.

Nas X has posted a four-minute video on his Instagram explaining about the video.

"I did not mean it as a cannibalism thing or whatever the freak. But I do apologize for that. I will say I’m sorry for that. That was overboard. This wasn’t a ‘Fuck you to you people. Fuck you to the Christians.’ It was not that. It was ‘I’m back like Jesus"

Lil Nas X's Instagram (@lilnasx)

Comment below.

Do you guys think Lil Nas X took it too far????? Will you forgive Lil Nas X????

All sources are from YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, the New York Post, and Variety.

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About the Creator

Gladys W. Muturi

Hello, My name is Gladys W. Muturi. I am an Actress, Writer, Filmmaker, Producer, and Mother of 1.

Instagram: @gladys_muturi95

Twitter: @gladys_muturi


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