Lil Nas X comes out on Twitter on the last day of Pride month

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Country music sensation Lil Nas X came out in a veiled tweet on Twitter to celebrate the end of Pride month. 

The 20-year-old Old Town Road rapper lifted the lid on his sexuality coming out as a member of the LGBTQ community Sunday night, telling his fans to listen closely to the hidden message in one of his latest songs.  

He came out in a tweet on Sunday night writing: 'some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone [f**k with me] no more. but before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure,' followed by a rainbow emoji. 

When his tweet was met with surprise, the Atlanta-based singer wrote 'deada** thought I made it obvious' posting a picture of his 7 EP cover art as proof which shows him walking towards a distant city. The rapper zoomed in on one of those buildings lit up in rainbow colors, leading fans to poke fun at him for his extremely subtle hint. 

Old Town Road rapper Lil Nas X, 20, came out on Twitter Sunday night and joked that he 'deada** thought I made it obvious'

Old Town Road rapper Lil Nas X, 20, came out on Twitter Sunday night and joked that he 'deada** thought I made it obvious'

Living his truth: Lil Nas X, 20, seems to have confirmed that he's a member of the LGBTQ community in a cryptic tweet posted Sunday that references Pride Month

Living his truth: Lil Nas X, 20, seems to have confirmed that he's a member of the LGBTQ community in a cryptic tweet posted Sunday that references Pride Month

When his tweet was met with surprise, the Atlanta-based singer wrote 'deada** thought I made it obvious' posting a picture of his 7 EP cover art as proof which shows him walking towards a distant city. The rapper zoomed in on one of those buildings lit up in rainbow colors

When his tweet was met with surprise, the Atlanta-based singer wrote 'deada** thought I made it obvious' posting a picture of his 7 EP cover art as proof which shows him walking towards a distant city. The rapper zoomed in on one of those buildings lit up in rainbow colors 

He did not explicitly say he was gay but identified as apart of the LGBTQ community.  

His coming out tweet has been met with praise by fans and celebrities like Walking Dead star Daniel Newman, guru James Charles, record producer Boi-1da, DJ producers Take A Daytrip, YouTuber Kalen Allen, and writer Ira Thee Third. 

Newman led the celebratory tweets writing, 'So proud of you @LilNasX' and 'F**k! Coming OUT proud when you're at the Top of the rap Game!!! Do you guys realize how monumental this is?!?! It's a whole new world now when being gay is an asset! unheard of. So proud of @LilNasX & all #LGBTQA heroes that changed the world for everyone.'

Allen retweeted Lil Nas' post writing, 'I expect to [email protected] in every pride campaign next year! Period!'

'Go krazy lil bro we love you @LilNasX,' Boi-1da tweeted. 

writer Ira thee Third tweeted: 'We will protect Lil Nas X at all costs.' 

His coming out tweet has been met with praise by fans and celebrities like Walking Dead star Daniel Newman, record producer Boi-1da, DJ producers Take A Daytrip, YouTuber Kalen Allen, and writer Ira Thee Third

His coming out tweet has been met with praise by fans and celebrities like Walking Dead star Daniel Newman, record producer Boi-1da, DJ producers Take A Daytrip, YouTuber Kalen Allen, and writer Ira Thee Third

Fans poked fun at the 20-year-old rapper for his not-so-obvious hints at his sexuality

Fans poked fun at the 20-year-old rapper for his not-so-obvious hints at his sexuality 

Lil Nas X comes out through his song c7osure 

It's like it's always what you like / It's always what you like / Why it's always what you like? / It's always what you like, uh

Ain't no more actin', man that forecast say I should just let me grow / No more red light for me, baby, only green, I gotta go /  Pack my past up in the back, oh, let my future take ahold

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