Lil Nas X ‘Industry Baby’: Release date, how to stream song trolling ‘Satan Shoes’ row

In the snippet, we could see Lil Nas X trolling his infamous ‘Satan Shoes’ controversy by taking it to the court

                            Lil Nas X ‘Industry Baby’: Release date, how to stream song trolling ‘Satan Shoes’ row
Lil Nas X in a still from 'Industry Baby’ teaser ([email protected])

Lil Nas X, who is currently gearing up for the release of his debut album ‘Montero’, is all set to drop a brand new single called ‘Industry Baby’. The Grammy award-winning rapper took to his official Twitter and Instagram accounts to share the big news with his fans. Moments after announcing the song, the ‘Old Town Road’ hitmaker quickly became a hot topic due to the short teaser he had released on his official YouTube channel.

The 22-year-old crooner’s latest single is a follow-up to his recent release called ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ which he had also performed at the BET Awards 2021 last month. Lil Nas X’s performance courted several controversies as the young singer went for a gutsy smooch with one of the background dancers. Lil Nas X also made headlines for a daring off-shoulder outfit he donned on the red carpet of the same awards ceremony.

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Release date

Lil Nas X’s brand new single ‘Industry Baby’ will hit the internet on July 23. Fans can pre-save/pre-add the song here.


How to stream

‘Industry Baby’ will be up for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music. And if you are willing to enjoy the music video for the same, then you can always head to the official YouTube channel of the singer.



The controversial pop star was all over the internet, thanks to the video teaser he shared on social media. In the snippet, we could see Lil Nas X trolling his infamous ‘Satan Shoes’ controversy by taking it to the court. The singer had joined hands with MSCHF in March to drop limited-edition pair of Nike Air Max 97s called ‘Satan Shoes’. The award-winning singer was in a soup after it was alleged that his Nike ‘Satan Shoes’ came with a drop of real human blood and 60 CCs of red ink in the soles.

In the video snippet, Lil Nas X addresses the Nike controversy and him being gay. He can be seen playing all the main characters. The video starts with the judge FaceTiming his girlfriend saying, "I'm bored. I'll call you back. I'm doing this little court case with Nike and this little gay (N-word)." Lil Nas X, the defendant then speaks to an attorney, also played by Lil Nas. The latter while passing the Satan Shoes says, “My client Lil Nash, what's your name again? My client Lil Nasty had nothing to do with this,” to which Lil Nas X as the prosecutor replies, “Mr. Nas X, are you gay?" Lil Nas X, the defendant then asks, “What does this have to do with the shoes?" "I'll rephrase the question," says the prosecutor. "Do yo momma know you gay?" Lil Nas then responds with a clear "yes" as the crowd gets stunned with the answer. The judge then orders the singer to “five years in Montero State Prison”.

Speaking of the controversy, Nike had decided to drag MSCHF to the court, however, both the parties later settled the dispute outside the court in April. Talking about the new song, it will feature rapper Jack Harlow on the guest verse. Interestingly, the song has been produced by hip-hop icon Kanye West and Take A Daytrip — the duo consisting of Denzel Baptiste and David Biral. They have earlier produced Lil Nas X songs like ‘Panini’, ‘Rodeo’ and ‘Holiday’.