Lil Nas X Reveals He's Already Writing His Next Album: "I'm in This Really Interesting Pocket"

Lil Nas X performing at Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Lil Nas X could also be busy together with his “Long Live Montero” world tour proper now, however he is already fascinated about his subsequent album. The “Industry Baby” artist launched his debut album, “Montero,” in September 2021, roughly three years after he made an enormous splash together with his Grammy-winning “Old Town Road” report. Now, the singer tells POPSUGAR he is “completely” within the midst of making his subsequent solo physique of labor.

“I’ve been writing for a few 12 months.”

“I used to be actually in between writing a track as I picked up this name,” he shares. “I’ve been writing for a few 12 months. I’m nonetheless attempting to get to that factor that I actually, really need for a track after which transfer from there. I’m not precisely positive [of the sound] but, however I’m on this actually attention-grabbing pocket proper now.”

Unbeknown to followers, Lil Nas X has already teased one of many tracks from his sophomore album: his “Down Souf Hoes” collaboration with Saucy Santana. The two carried out it on Oct. 19 throughout one of many Los Angeles stops on Lil Nas X’s tour. Lil Nas X tweeted the track’s title again in March when he returned to Twitter after a three-month hiatus. “I haven’t got an replace proper now,” the artist says of an anticipated launch date for the track, “however it would, for positive, be on the following album.”

When requested to explain the observe, Lil Nas X referred to it as a “strip-club anthem that’s going to get everybody shifting when it comes on.” In a June interview with Santana, the “Booty” rapper recalled assembly Lil Nas X for the primary time within the studio. Of working with him, Santana mentioned the perfect half was “us attending to see one another’s inventive facet” [and] “us attending to see one another’s work ethic.” He added: “Watching each of us as two creatives provide you with successful track was dope.”

For his debut album, Lil Nas X collaborated with big-name artists like Megan Thee Stallion, Elton John, Jack Harlow, and Miley Cyrus. Though he hasn’t shared who he is working with for his forthcoming album, he did inform us he hopes to exit on the highway with Doja Cat for his subsequent tour.

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