“It’s slightly embarrassing, but I’m not embarrassed.”
“It’s slightly embarrassing, but I’m not embarrassed,” he began. “My mom wanted the car, the [Mitsubishi] Montero, and she never got one.”
“So yeah, I’m named after a car.”
For context, here is the Mitsubishi Montero:
Looks like a sturdy SUV, sure.
As for why he didn’t use Montero for his stage name, he said, “Nas was my internet alias, and then when I started doing music, I was like, ‘I want to have fun with this.’ And every new rapper’s name is Lil, Lil, Lil. ‘What if I was Lil Nas?’ That’d be funny.’ So I was like, ‘Alright, bet. I’ll be Lil Nas.’ And I added the X later on.”
Well, I’m sure that the car isn’t the only Montero people want to ride.
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