Lil Nas X takes Gayle King inside studio where he recorded “Old Town Road”
Lil Nas X took King to the humble Atlanta studio, called CinCoYo, where the young musician paid just $20 for a recording session — a promotional rate the studio offers called “$20 Tuesdays.” Lil Nas X, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill, told King he recorded the song in under an hour and for a total of $50, the cost to lease the beat he used plus the $20 studio rate.
In a wide-ranging interview, Lil Nas X returned to his high school and opened up about the difficulties of coming out, his plans for the future and the whirlwind that has been this past year.
Watch Gayle King and Lil Nas X sing “Old Town Road” together in the above player and tune in to “CBS This Morning” on Tuesday, October 1, for the full interview.
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