What You Need to Know: Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X teases fans with ‘album artwork’ that mirrors Drake’s album covers

Lil Nas X has been accused of trolling fans and Drake with the artwork for his upcoming project. 

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Last week, the chart-topping artist, famous for his hit “Old Town Road,” uploaded the artwork for his “7” EP. It featured an animated version of him on a horse riding towards a big city.

Soon after the metro Atlanta native unveiled the image, he facetiously posted another cover on his Instagram. However, it was similar to Drake’s “Nothing Was The Same” album artwork, which was pulled from a Lil Nas X fan account

In the caption, he wrote, “i’ve decide to title the album “nothing was the same” here’s the artwork my team and i worked very hard on.”

The rapper, whose real name is Montero Hill, later pointed out the differences between the two images. In a tweet, he joked, “peep how how i’m looking up and drake looking straight ahead. also notice the different hues of blue. they look nothing alike. people be reaching when u at the top.”

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But the 20 year old wasn’t done with the antics just yet. He uploaded another cover to Instagram. This time, it mirrored Drake’s “Take Care” album art, which was also shared from the Lil Nas X fan account.

He said, “i’ve decided to change the album artwork after being accused of stealing. here is the new one. happy to share it with you guys.”

While the final look for the artwork is unclear to some, Lil Nas X previously promised the project would be released in June. So fans will soon see the actual cover. 

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