Lil Nas X obtained some pointless backlash for his efficiency of “MONTERO (Name Me By Your Identify)” at this 12 months’s BET Awards. Nonetheless, one business legend has chosen to ship Nas X nothing however love.
Whereas on The Clay Cane Present on SiriusXM City View, the incomparable soul singer Patti LaBelle, who’s selling the twentieth anniversary of her cookbook LaBelle Cuisine: Recipes to Sing About, was requested about overtly queer artists in R&B, people who at all times had a presence, however a subject that was by no means really spoken about prior to now and even overtly displayed.
The 77-year-old, who has been a very long time supporter of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood, mentioned, “Individuals perceive that individuals must reside their lives the best way they should reside… it’s good to be your self, let the chips fall. Don’t be afraid and keep within the closet for the remainder of your life.”
She continued, “Lil Nas X got here out and he kissed a man on the BET Awards and it was what he wished to do. Does that make him a foul individual? No, he did himself — I say carry on doing you.”
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