The "Industry Baby" rapper, existent sanction Montero Hill, took the net by tempest erstwhile again this week aft ruthlessly trolling Drake's medium announcement.
On Monday, Drake announced that his adjacent album, "Certified Lover Boy," would beryllium released connected Friday September 3. The Canadian rapper confirmed the quality with a uncover of the album's screen art, by Damien Hirst, which depicts a bid of emojis of large women.
Hours later, Lil Nas X confirmed that his highly-anticipated caller medium "Montero" was connected its way, by taking Drake's screen and making it his ain --with 1 notable change.
"MONTERO, THE ALBUM OUT SEPTEMBER 17, 2021," the "Old Town Road" hitmaker tweeted alongside 12 large antheral emojis.
"Oh, look. You're taking thing that isn't yours and changing it up a bit... again," 1 Twitter idiosyncratic wrote.
Lil Nas X antecedently drew the wrath of FKA Twigs fans implicit the ocular similarities betwixt the singer's "Cellophane" video and his "Montero (Call My By Your Name)" euphony video-- which saw him descend into the pits of hellhole connected a stripper pole. FKA Twigs aboriginal addressed the allegations, saying she was grateful to him for "acknowledging the inspiration" her video gave him and "fully supports" his "expression".
On Thursday. Lil Nas X upped the ante against Drake by celebrating the forthcoming merchandise with a gestation photoshoot, calling the task his "baby."
In the bid of images shared connected his Instagram page, the 22-year-old prima is dressed successful a achromatic satin robe arsenic helium cradles his fake babe bump. The "pregnant" vocalist wears a crown of achromatic flowers and holds a bouquet beside a swimming pool.
The past photograph included was a fake babe scan, showing helium was "expecting" his debut workplace album.
"SURPRISE! I can't judge I'm yet announcing this. My small bundle of joyousness 'MONTERO' is owed September 17, 2021," the accompanying caption read.
CNN has reached retired to Drake's representatives for comment.
This isn't the archetypal clip Lil Nas X has parodied a Drake release. In 2019 helium joked that helium would beryllium naming his debut medium "Nothing Was The Same" -- precisely the aforesaid arsenic Drake's 2013 album.
He past unveiled his instrumentality connected Drake's medium cover, tweeting an astir identical representation featuring his broadside illustration against a unreality filled bluish background.