Lil Nas X confirmed for Lucca Summer Festival

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The stage of the Lucca Summer Festival is preparing to welcome the rapper of the moment, a multi-platinum superstar with billions of streams and winner of two Grammy Awards: LIL NAS X.

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Stylistically omnivorous and unconventional, an icon of music but also of fashion thanks to his incredible looks, the multifaceted American artist celebrates sexual freedom in his music and in his live performances, canceling all the maschio stereotypes of hip hop.

LIL NAS X has shocked the music world since its debut: his first single with Billy Ray Cyrus, Old Town Road (2019), is immediately a hit and becomes the single remained for the most weeks at #1 in the history of the Billboard chart Hot 100, breaking Mariah Carey’s record.

In just one year he has climbed all the charts and broken all records: recognised by Billboard as an international phenomenon, he appeared on Time among the “25 most influential people of the web” and in 2019 he was included in Billboard’s “21 Under 21” ranking dedicated to the best artists under 21 and in 2020 in the prestigious Forbes “Under 30” list, dedicated to the most innovative young talents.

After the great success of Ep 7 (2019), in 2021 he releases the highly anticipated debut album MONTERO, anticipated by the multi-platinum single MONTERO (Call Me Be Your Name), a queer anthem that has provoked a heated dialogue all over the world . The album, which features the likes of Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, and Jack Harlow, is instantly acclaimed by international critics thanks to “its genre-extending approach and sincere and fresh exploration of the ‘love and loneliness’ (Variety). Studded with planetary hits such as Industry Baby feat Jack Harlow and That’s What I Want, the album was nominated for a Grammy and certified platinum in Italy.

His latest single Star Walkin’ (2022) certified gold, is the official anthem of League Of Legends, the most important online PC game in the world.

The iconic rapper, singer and songwriter from Atlanta will be in concert on Thursday 20th July in Piazza Napoleone in Lucca.

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