Wingnuts Predictably Freak Out Over “Satan” Rapper

The Insider reports:

Lil Nas X hit argued with South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem after the Republican seized on his Satan-themed sneaker range to warn that America is engaged in a battle for its soul.

The rapper announced over the weekend that he is releasing the trainers in collaboration with design company MSCHF. Each of the 666 pairs on sale are said to contain a single drop of human blood.

Many prominent Republicans are increasingly focused on so-called “culture wars” controversies, in which they portray liberals as engaged in a plot to silence their critics, and erode morality.

Read the full article. The music video, in which Lil Nas X gives Satan a lap dance, has over 31 million views in its first 48 hours. Lil Nas X holds the Billboard record for pop singles, with his 2019 single Old Town Road holding the top spot for 19 consecutive weeks.