In 2019, Lil Nas X burst into the scene with a tune that modified the nation and rap genres perpetually and it went viral on TikTok. His tune “Outdated City Street” rapidly grew to become a popular culture phenomenon and he set a report for the longest-running primary hip hop tune in historical past. Lil Nas X knew he had tune on his fingers and he was decided to make it as profitable as doable, so made a promise that had one thing to do with the Disney title Phineas and Ferb.
Lil Nas X promised his followers a ‘Phineas and Ferb’ DVD.
On Might 24, 2019, Lil Nas X wrote a tweet promising a present if his followers helped his tune hit diamond standing, which is awarded when an artist hits a 10,000,000 copies bought for a single or an album, in keeping with Billboard.
when outdated city street goes diamond i’m sending all my followers a duplicate of phineas & ferb season three on blu ray
— nope (@LilNasX) Might 24, 2019
This standing was a purpose for Lil Nas X who advised his followers and followers that he would present them a Disney DVD in the event that they helped him attain diamond certification for “Outdated City Street.” He tweeted, “when outdated city street goes diamond i’m sending all my followers a duplicate of phineas & ferb season three on blu ray.”
Phineas and Ferb is an animated Disney TV present that follows step brothers Phineas and Ferb as they “embark on numerous adventures throughout their summer season trip, whereas attempting to maintain their sister from interfering with their plans.” The primary episode aired in 2007 and the present ran for a number of seasons, ending in 2015 with a few feature-length motion pictures added within the combine, together with a brand new one centered round their sister Candice due out on Aug. 28.
What that has to do with Lil Nas X and his tune, we’re unsure. Nevertheless, it did not take lengthy for his dream of his tune turning into diamond to come back true. Not solely did it get its diamond certification, but it surely set one other report.
By October 2019, “Outdated City Street” grew to become the quickest single in Recording Business Affiliation of America historical past to obtain Diamond certification in the US, in keeping with Billboard.
When his tune hit diamond standing, individuals on Twitter reminded Lil Nas X concerning the promise he made earlier within the 12 months. One particular person wrote, “we ain’t forgetting one both,” sharing a screenshot of the sooner tweet Lil Nas X made with the promise.
He replied to the tweet with a humorous video that reveals him looking for Phineas and Ferb on Amazon, when it confirmed the acquisition was unavailable. “by no means assume that i didn’t attempt,” he wrote together with the video the place he additionally jokingly cried when he couldn’t discover the season for followers. Oh properly, DVD or no DVD, that tune is a gem.