Yung Joc Thinks Lil Nas X Is Too "Extreme"

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"He went from zero to a hundred instantly," Yung Joc says.

It's been a busy month for Lil Nas X, with the hitmaker unleashing his new single "J Christ," dropping a trailer for his upcoming documentary, and more. Ahead of the release of his new track, the performer also found himself at the center of some criticism, with countless peers and social media users accusing him of mocking religion, Christians, and God. While he vehemently denies this, arguing that he's simply in a new era of his career, the track remains controversial.

During a recent interview with VladTV, yet another peer has weighed in on Lil Nas X's latest pivot, Yung Joc. According to him, the performer had a good thing going for himself with "Old Town Road," giving young boys someone to look up to outside of rappers and R&B artists. Yung Joc then notes how he made waves with his "Montero" video, shocking viewers by getting frisky with the devil.

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Yung Joc Weighs In On Lil Nas X

"He went from zero to a hundred instantly," Yung Joc describes. "And it gave people hope like, 'Wow, you might be on to something so dope that other little Black boys can follow right behind you in this way and it's showing that they don't have to just rap or do R&B. Like, you're singing country music.'" He went on, noting the different extremes Lil Nas X has been at throughout his career. "He keeps hitting us with these extremes," he says, "It was just so extreme that I feel like he blew his load."

While Yung Joc may feel like Lil Nas X's career has taken too many extreme turns, "J Christ" has been a success, already racking up over 12 million views on YouTube alone. What do you think of Yung Joc's take on Lil Nas X? Do you agree with him or not? Share your thoughts in the comments section down below, and keep an eye on HNHH for more updates.

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Caroline Fisher is a News Writer at HotNewHipHop from Chicago, Illinois. She started at HNHH this year, and has since spent her time writing about all that is newsworthy in the world of hip-hop. With a drive for hunting down the hottest stories, she enjoys documenting new developments in culture and entertainment. She also has an appreciation for hip-hop and seeks to cover the most important trends and shifts. She has a Bachelor of Arts which she received at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Having graduated in 2022, she majored in English with a concentration in Media, Rhetoric and Cultural Studies. Specializing all things music, pop culture and entertainment, some of her favorite musical artists include Snoop Dogg, OutKast, and Nicki Minaj. When she’s not writing about music she’s also a fan of attending shows, watching the latest movies, staying up-to-date with current events, photography, and poetry.