Fans had been wondering if Lil Nas X was going to court on Monday, July 19, since the rapper recently posted a TikTok video and Twitter posts about upcoming court appearances due to the ‘Satan Shoes’ dispute.
Lil Nas X recently posted series of TikTok videos that have left his fans in splits.
The Montero singer who was recently commended by many for his bold performance at the BET awards posted a Tiktok on July 16 captioned, “when you have court on Monday over the satan shoes and might go to jail but your label tells you to keep making TikTok’s.’
The rapper’s hilarious video left many in stitches but also raised questions about whether he was serious about having to go to court or was it all just a joke. However, he later took to his Instagram clearing the air around his TikTok.
Lil Nas X uses court drama as bait
In his TikTok, we see the Old Town Road rapper having a hard time dancing with tears in his eyes. As mentioned earlier he details in the caption that he had to go court on Monday, July 19 for an appearance in the ‘Satan shoes’ case.
At first, most fans dismissed it as one of his cheeky pranks but he later took to Instagram and cleared the air. He posted a story claiming he was scheduled to make a court appearance because Nike was suing him.
The 22-year-old artist shared a post originally made by the page ‘rapupdatestv.’ It further details that Nike’s lawsuit against Lil Nas X was a result of his “unauthorized release and sales of “Satan Shoes” which were sold for $1098 per piece during April 2021.
The rapper also took to Twitter and joked about the situation detailing his dilemma in deciding what to wear for his court appearance.
Fans react to rapper’s TikTok
Many fans failed to understand what the big deal around the whole issue was. Others just made fun of the whole situation seeing how chill the rapper was about it.
Lil Nas X released Satan Shoes on March 29, in collaboration with the Brooklyn based manufacturer MSCHF but Nike was quick to file a lawsuit against the company. At the time the rapper was spared legal trouble.
Rapper introduces new song
After speculations emerged online, Lil Nas X finally revealed what the drama was about. The rapper released a snippet of his upcoming video, a parody of the Nike court case.
In it, Lil Nas X revealed that the song is called Industry Baby. The upcoming song will also have Jack Harlow in it.