Lil Nas X Celebrates Pride Month in Hilarious ‘SNL’ Musical Sketch

2021-05-24T07:25:10+00:00May 24th, 2021|

Lil Nas X is getting in the spirit of Pride Month.

During his Saturday Night Live musical guest debut on May 22, the 22-year-old rapper and singer made a colorful cameo in the pre-recorded “Pride Month Song” sketch celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month in June.

Set to an upbeat tune reminiscent of Madonna’s “Holiday,” the hilarious musical skit centers on a group of friends — including season 46 finale host Anya Taylor-Joy — anticipating next month’s Pride Month festivities, which was missed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

After hilarious jokes about unrequited love meltdowns, fast-moving relationships, straight girls who dress like lesbians and a dig at Chick-fil-A, Lil Nas makes a scene-stealing appearance over his excitement about summer street parades.

“Time for parade’s y’all. Let’s get messy!” he yells while dressed in a feathery purple ensemble.

Lil Nas takes over from there, encouraging viewers to “post hole on close friends, post hole on main, post hole for the countries where you can’t be gay.” He also pays tribute to LGBTQ icons like Marsha P. Johnson and Harvey Milk.

“They paved the way for you to shake your filth,” he sings. “Stonewall was a kiki when they threw the brick, they fought for your right to be this chaotic.

Earlier in the show, the artist experienced a wardrobe malfunction while performing his hit song “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” Midway through the performance, he appeared to split his tight black leather pants during a steamy pole dancing sequence reminiscent of the track’s controversial music video.

Watch SNL’s “Pride Month Song” sketch below.

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