Lil Nas Xs “Industry Baby” Music Video Released Chaos On Twitter, And The Reactions Range From Sweet To Hilarious – BuzzFeed

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Y’all know who Lil Nas X is — a rapper and gay icon in the making. He needs no introduction because his name is probably all over your timeline, so let’s get right to it.


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Earlier this year, Lil Nas X released his controversial Satan shoes in correlation with the hit song “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” The shoes, which contained one drop of human blood, led to a lawsuit and settlement between Nike and the cooperating shoe company MSCHF.

Flipping a controversy and negative news coverage on its head, Lil Nas X released his latest music video, “Industry Baby,” which features him satirically being imprisoned for selling the Satan shoes, and WHEW. Twitter is in shambles over this video.

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YouTube: Lil Nas X / Via youtube.com

Whether it be the one-liners in court, the shower scene, the Colton Haynes cameo, the MEN, or just enjoying watching Lil Nas X flip what straight men have done with women in their videos for years, there is A LOT to talk about. So, here are some of Twitter’s best reactions:

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why am i watching this lil nas x video feeling so proud like he’s my son? I think it’s the audacity for me. I will always give it up for someone willing to play at that level


Twitter: @surlybassey / Via Twitter: @surlybassey

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~@LilNasX is DIFFERENT. In the best possible way. Out and proud, killing the social media game, giving back to important causes and living his best life. It’s amazing to watch. I hope the people around him continue to uplift and protect him. I’m a fan.


Twitter: @ReignOfApril / Via Twitter: @ReignOfApril

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I really love Lil Nas X not because of his brilliance but because of his intention behind his work. He managed to turn the controversy/his chaos into not only a smash hit with “Industry Baby” but it also doubles as a philanthropic effort for the Bail Project. He’s here to stay.


Twitter: @TheCourtKim / Via Twitter: @TheCourtKim

What was your favorite part of “Industry Baby”? Let us know in the comments.

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