Why Lil Nas X’s Evolution From Dolly Parton To Madonna Is Important

Lil Nas X “pleased (instead of teased) the Black demon” and evolved mainstream pop’s relationship to race and sexuality.

Marcus K. Dowling
5 min readMar 27, 2021

On Friday morning, Lil Nas X’s groundbreaking spectacle-as-music career took another astounding turn as a Black musician evolved from Dolly Parton…

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Marcus K. Dowling

Creator. Curator. Innovator. Iconoclast.