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Episode 4 · 1 year ago

Lil Nas X

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Lil Nas X is so much more than an artist with catchy songs; he's a history- maker. As the creator of the longest-running #1 song of all-time, Nas knows the importance of being your authentic self. In this episode, Lil Nas X spouts off on dating, becoming an author, and how fame has changed his relationships.

...this episode of The Spout podcast is sponsored by just Jared dot com. For over 15 years, just Jared has been the go to source for up to the minute updates on film, fashion, music and so much more. Visit just Jared dot com or join the conversation with just Jared on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. This is the spout podcast where famous people spout off on more than what they're famous for. Cares brew. I got a whole introduction ready for you, man. This is a spout podcast. And we're so excited to welcome two time Grammy winning best selling author. What Biggest song in the world on Planet Earth and roadblocks. Boy himself will not act. What's up, buddy? What's up? It's me, the roadblocks man himself. Well, my name is Bruce. Um I don't know what your friends call you. Do you have any, like, fun nicknames? Roadblocks, guy? I mean, what do you like being called? You can just call me, uh, noss Is Bruce short for Bruce? No brew. My last name is Brubaker. We cut it short...

...for brew, and my three best friends are all Josh's, so we can't I'm Josh too. So like too many. Josh is okay. Ready to cut it down. Love the hair, Killing it with that. Just becoming a fashion icon. Dude. Thanks, man. Really, Absolutely. Always been a passion of yours. Uh, it really it wasn't, But I think it's, like, become that way. You know, like, I'm almost easy for me. You know, we always solid in that. Or was it, like, you know, now, getting some money and stuff you can really do what you wanted to, Or is it just You did what? You're the best you could with what you had. Because I've always been I've always done the best I could with what I had. Well, the costumes doing your outfits and just your personas You do. Those are wild. I mean, that's just next level stuff. Is that a lot of input you get to do on that 100? Especially like with what? The music videos. And you know, everything in general, like I have my amazing stylist total. Like, we work together and like, we create these characters and we create these, like, moments, you know, you direct some of that to write the music videos. Yeah, I really like I...

...read about the treatment from music videos like Okay, this part. Let's have this happen. Let's see how this happened. This is the thing that you know pretty much, which is a very fun thing to be a part of. You know, this directing Elaine, you want to get into or is it the acting? You just enjoy all of it. I think I definitely want to get into both of those, you know, at their own pace. I love creating music video. It's an underrated, definitely a lot of new characters and stuff being a fashion person. Like we see all these collapse all the time. And I know you probably got so many plans for your own line and everything but crocks. What are your feelings on crocks? I think crocs are cool shoes. I like Post Malone, you crocs. That's what I'm thinking. We got some little not sex crocks. What would those look like? If you could make any narcotics crocks, They'd probably be like probably like some cool shade of pink, right? And then they'll have, like, some kind of rigid designs on the side. You know, you can do so many different designs to I mean, you got the red. You do that style of crock. So many pins. Um, I'm...

...seeing it now. Dude, pull off a cowboy hat. This is just in our studio here at the radio station. That's pretty sick hat. Not bad. I might wear it for a little better. Do Let's talk about the book. I just had a brand new niece into the family a couple of months ago, So I think the first book that I gotta by and see us for country I mean, that's so cool how to come together. Well, you know, with the old town real success. It was a lot due to kids, and the only I did to do a book was brought to me. I was like, Oh, this makes perfect sense. So we got together. You know, it's basically like teaching kids their a B CS in a fun way. We're popping off on socials you have for a long time, man. I'm a huge fan of tick tock, Um, and what you do on it And I mean, I just want to know for myself, like, do you get to do it with a team Or is this like, fresh off the top of your head? Some of these ideas, because like it seems almost too personal that like no one else can think of this besides you, you know, 99% of it is all me, honestly. But do not take a lot of inspiration from other Tiktok's and stuff. And I do stuff like that. Well, it's a huge year...

...for you. I mean, 2020 just in general, with with so many different avenues and stuff, Of course, coming out, How is kind of like the dating life been since then? Are you dating anyone right now? Not right now. Whenever I start dating somebody like I fall to into them, sometimes in a bad way or a good way, you think good and bad because it's like, Oh, good, um, in my whatever my idea of love is right now, but also bad because it's like, Oh, this person is occupying maybe too much of my time. Do you find it easier to date now that you came out a little bit like, can you be more yourself or I know you're not dating right now, but does it seem like it will be easier once you get back into it. It's definitely easier. Because before fame, I dated maybe, like, 23 people and none of the relationships, like ever, Like anybody knew what besides us to, you know, coming out at the time that you did where you know, you're you're blowing up the way you did. Is that more of wanting to be, I don't know, authentic. And like, you wanted out there so you can 100% be your true self, you know? Yeah, that was exactly it actually...

...worked the bandage off. Okay, Me. Uh, so you guys know right off the back, So it's like, love me or hate me. This is this is it. This is this is this is a little nausea or whatever version of little known as I am right now. Did you have any fallout from that at all? That was, like, disappointing, You know, only from, like, certain fans, I guess which weren't even, like, really fans yet because I had only been, like, famous for, like, three months more with little Nas X Next. For over 15 years, just Jared has been the go to source for up to the minute updates on film, fashion, music and so much more. I want to know where Ariana Grande went on her last day. Harry Styles was talking to which ex last night Visit just Jared dot com now or join the conversation with just Jared on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Now back to the spout podcast. Yeah, before you talked about how you know you want to stay out of politics, which who are age wants to really talk about it...

...because it's just depressing and it's not fun at all. Um, does that change now at all? With, with so many people who have came out and talked about it and opened up and show their support? Definitely 100%. Like, uh, I wanna use my platform because I know I have, like, that ability to, like, spread messages, you know, and people actually care what I have to say and stuff like that. So it's used that for good. Any collapse coming up. You're excited for that. You can either talk about or a dream Collab, maybe wink wink like this is who I'd like to work with. Yeah, I would love to work with Beyonce Wink wink, man. One day, one day, one day I'm super excited about some of the collapse have coming up. You have hit the country, the Country avenue. You've done RB, obviously. And pop any new sounds that we can look forward to You coming up here, we're going to hear, like, some grunge rock fish grunge songs you're going to hear, uh, like some some Arabic. Really? Like, uh, what's the...

...what's what's your You know, like a lot of Indian Bollywood kind of feeling, you know, it's gonna be a lot of reggae. Great, though not regulated by reggae, though I can't wait, man. Wow. I love that robe. I can't stop looking at that thing. Who made that? Was that? That you that Montero Z or Yeah, we'll do your room, man. Looks comfy. Where you Where you at right now? You out in l. A or not? L a in this nice little hotel room. Dave, bless me with what are you doing to take up the time? What's your favorite ticktock trend right now? Anything that's like sticking out that you like the most. I like to bless the challenge that people are doing It's a fun one. We're cool, man. Appreciate it so much. I'm just like rapid fire questions real quick to wrap it up here. Um, National Milk Day was the other day. I saw you hanging with those cows. Can you actually milk almonds? Yes, you can make 100% possible. I've never seen that. I'm learning something every day. It's amazing. I see on YouTube. When the captions are on, it calls you instead of little, not sex. It does...

...little no sex. Are they correct? That's hilarious. As of now, they are correct. That's right. Now, in this point of time, there correct my name's broom whenever it says that on the caption, Each goes boobs. So I'm with you. It's not good holiday, Technically, a Christmas song. Holiday is a Christmas song, but also is a lot of other holiday songs. You're right. So we got Flag Day. It applies. Why not? Why not make so much for spending some time with us? Appreciate it and keep crushing it. Alright, man, have a great one piece. See the full conversation at spout podcast on YouTube. Follow us at spout underscore podcast on I G Twitter and Tick tock Plus now spout podcast on clubhouse Next week, Jason Derulo spouts off. I always keep that energy, that same energy that I had in the beginning, um, to make it to the next level. So that's why I always bring myself all the way all the way down to...

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