Lil Nas X Bought His First Car: a Mercedes Benz


| LAST UPDATE 06/23/2021

By Tiana Blanco
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It seems as though there's nowhere for Lil Nas X to go but up, the rapper has had the ride of a lifetime. From viral collabs with Billy Ray Cyrus to Grammy wins, the Georgia-native has been causing major hype... And we're not just talking about the demon shoes. And the artist decided that he deserved a reward for all his hard work.

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And what did the Montero star decide to splurge on? His first car. The billboard-topping artist hit the 'gram to reveal his brand new whip: a white Mercedes Benz. And as if the fresh wheels weren't enough, it was also a special occasion for Lil Nas X. It looked like all the stars lined up for this purchase, so let's take a look at why the specific model meant so much to him.

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The Benz came just in time for the two-year anniversary of his first EP, 7, which featured early successes like Old Town Road and Panini. Now you may be thinking, "sure, an EP anniversary was grounds for celebration," but this was just the beginning. A closer look at the lyrics of Panini would show that this whip had been on Nas's mind for a long time. "Now when it's all done, I get the upper hand, I need a big Benz, not another fan," Nas rapped. Talk about manifestation. The Sun Goes Down artist has been grinding since breaking into the industry, and it looks like it's paid off.

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Nas is reaching his goals one by one. And we can only expect him to reach a whole other level once his album drops this summer...