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Lil Nas X “J Christ’ Single Launch Date, Cowl Artwork Are Right here

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Lil Nas X is nothing if not provocative. The two-time Grammy winner is almost three years faraway from his controversial “Satan Shoes” and Satan-adjacent video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” and now, he’s coming into his self-proclaimed “Christian-era.” Lil Nas X has been teasing new music for months — most not too long ago, promising a “new music and visible subsequent week” on January 3.

As promised, this morning (January 8), he confirmed “J Christ” will arrive this Friday, January 12.

“MY NEW SINGLE IS DEDICATED TO THE MAN WHO HAD THE GREATEST COMEBACK OF ALL TIME!” Lil Nas X wrote on Instagram and X (previously Twitter) alongside the only’s cowl artwork, which kind of finds him cosplaying Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. “J CHRIST JANUARY 12, 2024 00:00 EST BE THERE!”

Lil Nas X subsequently posted a nine-second promotional video, through which the golden cross he’s nailed upon transforms into one thing of a haloed Transformers robotic.

It appears notable that the presave hyperlink is “BeginningisNear.com.” Could that be the album title? Additionally, Lil Nas X closed the loop on hypothesis that Kesha may be featured on his subsequent music. Last Friday, January 5, Lil Nas X posted the music’s launch date alongside images of Kesha holding up a cardboard signal, studying, “NEW MUSIC COMING SOON.” The submit additionally incorporates a picture of Lil Nas X holding a corresponding cardboard signal: “WHAT SHE SAID!”

Of course, it’s nonetheless potential that Kesha is featured — both on “J Christ” or any music on his forthcoming album — however Lil Nas X simply quote-tweeted himself and made that much less of a certainty. On January 3, he posted, “my new music incorporates a very beloved popstar who ive been a fan of for a very long time.” His new quote-tweet reads, “It was god.”

We are formally within the thick of the primary full-fledged Lil Nas X rollout since his 2021 debut album, Montero, and I’m right here for it.

“J Christ” is out 1/12 by way of Columbia Records. Find extra info right here.

Lil Nas X 'J Christ' cover art
Courtesy of Columbia/Lil Nas X

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