After Nike settled its lawsuit with MSCHF Product Studio, Inc., who created the Satan-inspired sneakers for Lil Nas X using Nike’s original Air Max 97 design to help promote their latest single and latest video, “Montero (Call me by your name)The rapper says the controversial song may be leaving streaming services for good.
Tuesday (April 13), Lil Nas X made a surprising announcement to fans claiming that “Montero (Call me by your name)” could disappear from music platforms like Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal at some point tomorrow (April 14).
“Not even kidding. Everyone is streaming call me by your name today because it might not be available tomorrow and I really can’t do anything about it. Thanks for all the support!” he shared on Twitter.
the “Old Town Road” The rapper then followed up on the tweet by explaining how fans could take steps to ensure they still have access to the track if it is removed from streaming platforms. “Everyone on the screen is recording the audio / video on youtube so you have the worst-case song in your gallery,” he continued.
In the two brief tweets, the rapper did not mention why the song may have been deleted. However, fans began to report that the song was no longer available to them. A fan shared a screenshot on Twitter, showing an error message saying, “Looks like ‘Montero (Call me by your name)’ is no longer available.”
The Lil Nas X supporter captioned the tweet: “He’s so serious they actually deleted him.”
However, the song is still available to play on platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal.
The 22-year-old melodic rhymer was shrouded in controversy over the satanic subject matter and the homoerotic undertones used to create the video. Rappers like Baby Sada and Joyner Lucas has spoken publicly against the visual of the new single from Lil Nas X, but the “Panini” the rapper continues to defend the art he created.
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