Yella Beezy, Megan Thee Stallion, Post Malone, Maxo Kream, Texas is the new hotspot for today’s hottest new artists. Soon to be adding to that list is El Paso’s Lil X. Built a buzz with his new project and a string of hits, the new star is quickly becoming a viral sensation thanks to his youthful appeal and creative imagery. As his New Kid on the Block becomes a must-hear, we sat down with the 16-year-old to get to know him and what’s his next move because it’s about to be his best move.
Any life quotes you live by?
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not your own understanding in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
What was it like growing up where you are from?
It was fine, I got to do what I wanted. El Paso is right on the border of Mexico so there is lots of tradition and mixed culture.
What is your dream accomplishment within the music industry?
I want to help the people as a whole dedicate my time to influence others into making music and then donate concert proceeds to charity.
Can you describe the creative process behind “New Kid on the Block”?
Well I sat down in my room and I played the beat and found were the words would fit and then created the correct melody and bam I took out each song one by one.
Was “New Kid on the Block” your debut project or can new fans find more of your catalog elsewhere?
It was mostly my debut project but im going to be releasing more music soon.
Watch Lil X’s “Galaxy”:
What are the singles from your latest project?
Galaxy, Pourin’, and Bands All Done.
Major or Indy?
Any label attention or calls right now?
I have a lot of different things happening and I’m looking for my best options before I sign to anything.
Watch Lil X’s “Pourin”
Top 5 rappers of all time? (Name them)
Notorious Big, 2 Pac, Xxxtentacion, Logic, Eminem
If you could choose 3 people to be on your next project who would it be?
I would probably go with Tavis Scott, Lil Skies, and Lil Uzi Vert.
You’re only 16 so we wanted to ask you a random question. Can you name 5 records? If so what are your favorite 5?
Yes I’m going to go with How to love, A Milli, Mona Lisa, 6 Foot 7 Foot, and Lollipop.
What’s next on the release schedule?
I have been working on new music, I’m going to follow the release of New Kid with some singles and maybe even a album next year.
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