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Lil Nas X announced he’s taking a break from music, canceling two shows

Posted at 3:33 PM, Sep 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-28 15:33:31-04

Lil Nas X said he was going to ride until he can’t no more, and apparently now he can’t no more.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – JUNE 08: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Lil Nas X performs onstage during day 3 of the 2019 CMA Music Festival on June 8, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

The rapper announced on Twitter that he’s taking some time off — canceling two shows in the process.

The announcement comes after a historic run by Lil Nas X, whose song “Old Town Road” spent a record-breaking 19-week run atop Billboard’s Hot 100 charts.

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The musician has become a household name in recent months because of the viral song and his popularizing of country rap. He released his first EP in June, called “7. ”