Lil Nas X has been trending heavily on social media over the past month and that is due to his latest hit single, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” This was viewed as a solid record but the music video was seen as controversial. This was due to Nas X twerking on Satan in the music video as this outraged a lot of people. He soon released his unauthorized Nike Air Max 97 “Satan Shoes,” with MSCHF, which was soon slapped with a trademark infringement lawsuit by Nike.
Nas X’s ‘Montero’ Single May Be Removed From Streaming Outlets Soon
Nas X’s “Montero” single hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and its momentum has been soaring but that may come to an end soon. The superstar artist took to his Twitter feed today to reveal that for some reason, the song may be removed from streaming outlets soon.
“Not even joking. everybody stream call me by your name hard today because it may no longer be available tomorrow and there’s nothing i can really do about it. Thanks for all the support tho!”
Columbia Records Is Doing Its Best To Keep ‘Montero’ On Streaming Services
Nas X‘s record label, Columbia Records, has also come out on Twitter revealing that this situation is real. At the moment though, they will be doing everything in their power to keep “Montero” on streaming services.
Thanks for all your comments regarding @LilNasX “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” It’s unfortunately out of our control but we are doing everything possible to keep the song up on streaming services. We will keep you up to date as we hear more. Thank you for understanding.”
Nas X Says That Some Fans Are Still Able To Stream ‘Montero’
As of now, a lot of Nas X fans still have the “Montero” single available on their streaming services. He also added that he is not casting blame on the streaming sites right now as he is trying to find out who else is having issues.
“Thank you to everyone for using your voices. I’m not placing any blame on the streaming services. Most people have said they are able to go and redownload. Please let me know if you guys still have a problem.”
Nas X’s Album Is Coming This Summer
While it’s unclear if Nas X‘s “Montero” single will officially be removed from streaming services, it is clear that he will finally release his debut studio album this summer. At the end of March, Nas X revealed that “Montero The Album” is arriving then. No specific date was finalized at that moment, though. Many believe that this could hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. In 2019, his “7” EP reached No. 2 and was led by his breakout “Old Town Road” single with Billy Ray Cyrus.