Lil Nas X has confided in critics who criticized him after his mother was seen begging for money and food on the streets of Atlanta.
The ‘Montero’ singer received a strong reaction after a video of his mother addicted to him on the streets was spread on the Internet.
“I hate to speak on my personal life, but y’all niggas don’t know how many nights I’ve cried myself to sleep feeling guilty because nothing I tried would help my mom. Paint me as the bad guy all you want but at the end of the day you don’t know me outside of this internet shit,” he tweeted.
Lil Nas X’s father also came to his son’s defense.
On Thursday (April 15), Robert Stafford, the Grammy-winning artist’s father, shared a message via Instagram in response to criticism Nas X has been receiving recently about his mother’s struggles after it began circulating. an online video of her ordering food. and money.
“Despite what people say @lilnasx is the greatest kid a parent can be BLESSED with,” Stafford’s IG caption begins. “Although his mom is in a struggle with an addiction she’s STILL a QUEEN and he goes through great lengths to make sure we’re taking care of.
Those who have family members and friends dealing with addiction understands that there ain’t enough money you can throw at this situation to make it right. I dont usually address personal issues publicly but felt like this need to be. Please join us in keeping her in your PRAYERS. And to those out there trying to create a false story you wont prosper. #controlthenarrative.”