Lil Nas X is celebrating the discharge of his extremely anticipated debut album ‘Montero’ right this moment by dropping a video for brand new single ‘That’s What I Need’.
The video, directed by Stillz, sees Nas X – actual title Montero Hill – fall in love with one other man. The 2 have intercourse in a locker room throughout a soccer recreation, earlier than doing the identical in a tent whereas tenting, in a possible nod to Brokeback Mountain.
Nas X then goes to ship the person flowers at his house, however realises he’s married to a lady and has a toddler. Crying, Nas X returns to his house and passes out from intoxication, earlier than he’s seen strolling down the aisle in a marriage gown earlier than a priest – performed by Billy Porter – bestows him with a guitar.
Watch the video under:
The video was preceded by ‘The Montero Show’, which opened with an hour-long run by means of of all of the rapper’s movies, and choose performances together with ‘Industry Baby’ at the 2021 MTV VMAs.
Following that, a pregnant Nas X visitors on ‘The Montero Show’, a chat present sketch the place he additionally performs the host and the lone viewers member. Within the video, he evades a bunch of questions round ‘Old Town Road’, earlier than rating all of his movies ranked from his least to most favorite – with ‘That’s What I Need’ taking the highest spot.
He’s then wheeled into hospital and, after showing to briefly mock DaBaby, provides delivery to a ‘Montero’ vinyl, saying “it’s already Grammy-nominated”.
Watch ‘The Montero Show’ under.
‘That’s What I Need’ is the fourth monitor from the album to obtain a music video, following on from ‘Sun Goes Down’, ‘Industry Baby’ and ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’, which simply received ‘Video Of The Year’ at the 2021 MTV VMAs.
‘Montero’ sees Lil Nas X collaborate with a slew of different artists, together with Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Elton John and Miley Cyrus. In a evaluate of the album, NME‘s El Hunt wrote: “it’s refreshing to see Lil Nas X in a different, more reflective light, but in asserting himself so strongly as a Serious Artist, he occasionally forgets about the touch of magic that made him one in the first place.”
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