Lil Nas X releases ‘That’s What I Want’ music video, encourages fans to donate to Bros in Convo

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ORLANDO | Lil Nas X released his highly anticipated debut album, “Montero,” Sept. 17 along with a new music video for the song “That’s What I Want.”

As the video starts, Lil Nas X falls from the sky and crashes a high school football game where, in full uniform, he is then carried off the field with an injury. As he ices his knee on the sidelines, he makes eye contact with one of his fellow players on the field, played by dancer and Lil Nas X’s rumored boyfriend Yai Ariza. The scene then cuts to the both of them kissing and stripping in the locker room before hitting the showers together.

The video cuts from the two of them making love in the shower to a “Brokeback Mountain”-inspired story before cutting again to Lil Nas X walking down the aisle in a white wedding dress and being presented with a guitar by “Pose” actor Billy Porter.

Lil Nas X has been making headlines promoting the album including making an announcement earlier this month for his Montero Baby Registry, a fundraising initiative linking each one of the songs from his album to a charity. “That’s What I Want” was linked to The Bros in Convo Initiative, a Black queer-led community organization promoting and providing health equity to Black gay, bisexual, queer and same gender loving men in Central Florida.

The video’s release on YouTube Sept. 17 also includes a link to donate to Bros in Convo. For every dollar donated from the registry, Gilead’s COMPASS Initiative will match up to $25,000.

According to TMZ, “That’s What I Want” has raised more than $33,000 in donations for Bros in Convo thanks to Lil Nas X and his baby registry.

If you would like to donate, you can do so by going to, and you can watch the video for “That’s What I Want” below.

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