They’re intentionally cheesy, seemingly parodying the cheap ones that businesses buy and plant in areas with easily influenced populations. Drake’s pre-Certified Lover Boy billboards were also memorable, when he took out billboards in the home cities of the album’s featured artists to get fans even more excited. Lil Nas X’s highly publicized debut album, Montero, is out Friday and the rapper, singer and all-around social media superstar is upping the spectacle in the lead up to its release with a series of unforgettable billboards.He shared some of the billboards online today that are located in Los Angeles’ high traffic spots. Another asks if the reader misses the “real America” before suggesting that the country can be taken back.Being that Lil Nas X has often caught flack for just being himself in front of the camera, these billboards are reminders of how important his message is — and how far he’s willing to go to prove a point. See on Instagram
One billboard suggests that just for being gay, you may be entitled to financial compensation, while others offer money for being “single, lonely and miserable” or simply hating Lil Nas X. Lil Nas X has been preparing for the release of his forthcoming album for quite some time. That’s sure to be reflected on Montero when it arrives this week. The LP, that’s set to include previously released songs like “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby,” will feature Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion and more.Photo via Getty But Lil Nas X’s are a step above — partly because he’s trolling the world yet again.