"I think artists like Frank in general and, like, Tyler and whatever, they made it easier for me to be where I am, comfortably," Lil Nas X said around the 1:13 mark above, going on to praise one of Ocean's 2017 singles. Tyler Okonma (born March 6, 1991) is Tyler, The Creator, a Grammy award-winning American rapper, record producer, director, fashion designer, and the head of his own independent record label, Odd Future Records. Especially given my platform, where I am, the communities that I stand in between. So everybody who's coming behind me, 'OK. Later in the interview, Lil Nas X shared some kind words for his fellow Grammy-winner Billie Eilish, whom he included on his "At Home With" playlist. I will say about this album though, I kept features to a minimum. Golden rubbers in these denim pockets (denim pockets) On my waist, there's a black Glock (black Glock) New girl moved on the block (on the b Share This Story. Goblin XL 2011. 'Cause it's like I'm already moving forward and I'm becoming more free with everything I do, so let's take this to the next level and, you know, do this," said Lil Nas X. 12K Views 8 12. And also not be able to express that through my music.". X also went on to say he hopes his coming out will also inspire other queer artists to live their truths. And I really admire that because there's still things I'm like, 'OK, I need to speak on this,' that I won't do because I'm like, 'OK, what's this person going to say? "Because I mean, it was either going to be that or what? Frank Ocean) Lyrics. Lil Nas X Says Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean 'Made It Easier for Me to Be Where I Am, Comfortably' By Joshua Espinoza. Fish / Boppin Bitch. During a sit down with Zane Lowe on Apple Music, Lil Nas X thanked Frank Ocean and Tyler The Creator for allowing him to express his true self to the world. ", "You have no idea. Yeah. For everything Frank, Endless but not friendless. Pretend this for the rest of my entire life? Tyler, The Creator and Frank Ocean have been friends and collaborators for years. He is the leader of Los Angeles, California, USA hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All . "Also 'Provider' was a very special song to me during this relationship I was in. This site uses cookies. The rapper added that he has no regrets and hopes to inspire others. Is this what...' And I'm like, 'No, this is definitely what I should do.' At the end of 2019 Pride Month, Lil Nas X took to Twitter to publicly come out as gay. The new song finds Tyler… The "Panini" rapper recently caught up with Zane Lowe of Apple Music. Frank Ocean. Frank Ocean (real name Christopher Edwin Breaux) lived in the epicenter of American jazz, New Orleans, until he was 18. "OK, that's all I have. Because it's like I'm already moving forward and I'm becoming more free with everything I do, so let's take this to the next level and do this," he told Lowe. Dec 01, 2020. Frank Ocean recently enlisted Tyler, the Creator and Jay-Z for “ Biking .” In May, Tyler, the Creator unveiled a making-of documentary about 2015’s Cherry Bomb . Producer: Tyler, the Creator. Tyler the Creator - She (featuring Frank Ocean). "It was either going to be that or what? Frank Ocean, Tyler's friend, collaborator, and former Odd Future cohort, emerged from the pit to greet screaming fans before being escorted backstage … Directed By Wolf Haley. The rising, record-breaking star came forward to say that he is gay, and since that time, he has been supported by fans and teased by foes. This is going to be cool. © Complex Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: subreddit:subreddit find submissions in "subreddit" Get the hottest music, news and videos delivered directly to your inbox. In a recent interview with Zane Lowe, he … He went on to add, "She's going to do whatever the fuck she wants and she's not apologizing for it and she's going to say how she feels about whatever. And that's exactly the main reason I love her," he said. But that's another reason why I knew that I had to do it. Check out his interview below. It's like little shit like this shouldn't be a problem.". Lil Nas X Says Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean "Made It Easier" For Him. Most of the pleasures he recalls from his childhood were solitary: reading, climbing onto neighboring rooftops, listening to music with his headphones on. He said the project would find him stepping out of his comfort zone and would be much more personal than his 7 EP. Slip it in her drink And in the blink of an eye I can make a white girl look chink I don't know what to think Cause last time I attempted th By using this site, you agree to our: Detroit Rapper Bandgang Paid Will Passes Away At 27: Report, Larsa Pippen Catches Heat After Malik Beasley's Wife Comes Forward, Pretend this for the rest of my entire life. Lacy’s album arrives a week after the latest from Tyler, the Creator, a collaborator of both Lacy’s and Ocean’s. In a new interview with Zane Lowe, the artist has revealed that he felt confident coming out in part thanks to musicians like Frank Ocean and Tyler, the Creator … Billie is amazing. Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean Show Off Their Matching Whips By Lynn S. November 22, 2019 16:48. Pretend this for the rest of my entire life? Tyler, The Creator - She (feat. Check it out for yourself below. I just feel like I really want to give people me and just me on some of these, because I feel like, especially with singles last time, I always followed up with a feature or a remix.". Lil Nas X took inspiration from young Black artists like Frank Ocean and Tyler, the Creator when coming out. "I was just getting signs, 'OK. Contains samples of 2 songs. Main genre: Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B. Lil Nas X Returns With Music Video for New Song "Holiday", Lil Nas X Is the New Santa in Michael J. Fox-Featuring Trailer for Upcoming Single "Holiday", Lil Nas X Responds to Dave East's Homophobic Slur Over Nicki Minaj Costume, Lil Nas X Fires Back at 50 Cent's Critique of His Halloween Costume: 'Why U in Barb Business'. Regardless, Lil Nas X lives his truth and has spoken openly about having reservations about revealing his personal life as a Black gay man in the rap world. It's time we do this thing.' ", The conversation also turned to Lil Nas X's much-anticipated debut studio album, which he previously claimed was "almost finished." It was a particularly momentous decision as the rising star was making waves in both hip-hop and country, two genres that have historically lacked LGBTQ representation. After expressing his approval of Lil Nas X’s decision to place rising R&B singer Kaash Paige side-by-side with Frank Ocean in a playlist the rapper curated for Apple Music listeners, Zane Lowe asked the young singer how Frank Ocean factored into his life, as both a fan and an artist. Frank tried various team sports but didn’t stick with any because, as he puts it, “I didn’t enjoy things I couldn’t envision myself being the best at.” Frank was rais… It's going to work out fine.' Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. Tyler, The Creator recently sat down with Zane Lowe and the two discussed Tyler's work with longtime collaborator Frank Ocean.In the interview, Tyler … Lil Nas X says Tyler, the Creator, and Frank Ocean made it easier for him to be where he is today, comfortably, during an interview with Zane Lowe. "I honestly feel that I have my angels with me at all times. The two are featured in a clip from the new film, which centers on Tyler's Cherry Bomb album.. Sound Effect / Other Soul / Funk / Disco. Frank Ocean being a part of Odd Future was never a perfect fit, but worked well anyway. Tyler, The Creator - Fish Lyrics. Odd Future frontman/most eloquent orator Tyler, the Creator tells Rolling Stone that he knew bandmate/close friend Frank Ocean was gay before the Channel Orange singer ever came out. There's so many people I've been working with," he said. Because the day before I was like, 'Damn, should I really do this? The offensive LA hip-hop collective was a group of young oddballs who were brought together under the group’s mastermind, Tyler, The Creator. “Artists like Frank [Ocean] and [Tyler, the creator] made it easier for me to be where I am, comfortably,” he said. He did, however, promise to deliver "bop after fucking bop. The record, according to the rapper, will show more of his authentic self—something that he said he wasn't able to do with 7.Â, "I think artists like Frank in general and, like, Tyler and whatever, they made it easier for me to be where I am, comfortably," said Nas X when speaking about the artist's creative expression. "Also 'Provider' was a very special song to me during this relationship I was in. Listen to Lil Nas X's full interview above. ", Lil Nas X also talked about what led to him making the decision to come out to the public. The "Holiday" artist touched on this during a recent interview with Zane Lowe, reflecting on the influence of both Frank Ocean and Tyler, the Creator as hip-hop/R&B artists who also came out while in the spotlight. So yeah, go Frank, he's amazing.". In the summer of 2019, Lil Nas X decided to share his sexuality with the world. Find him on Twitter. Tyler, the Creator Talks Sexuality & Frank Ocean in New Interview Tyler, the Creator Talks Sexuality, Frank Ocean & Dick Pics in 'Fantastic Man' 2018-09-20 11:30 in Music Words By Heather Snowden 8 It looks like Tyler has followed in Frank's automotive footsteps. "Artists like Frank [Ocean] and [Tyler, the creator] made it easier for me to be where I am, comfortably," he said. by Tyler, the Creator feat. 19K Views 6 3. So yeah, go Frank, he's amazing. "Billie is just so fucking amazing and talented. Asked for any specific hints or collaborators, he offered, "Very, very popular singer, male, and he's a record breaker. Lil Nas X Shares Frank Ocean And Tyler The Creator Inspired Him To Live In His Truth 'Comfortably' The rapper publicly came out as gay on Twitter during Pride Month 2019. If Tyler, The Creator is on the "completely off-the-wall" end of the spectrum, then it's safe to say that Frank Ocean falls on the opposite end, while Earl rests somewhere in middle. Coming out was a big move for Lil Nas, who had kept this a secret and now was able to live his truth. Lil Nas X Credits Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean for Making Things "Easier" For Him: The "HOLIDAY" artist also touched on creative freedom and his upcoming album. The two artists came up together as part of Odd Future and have since appeared on almost all of … What's that person going to say?' Tyler, The Creator and Frank Ocean link once again for "911/Mr. Lonely," a clever new track he released late yesterday (June 29). 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