This is awesome: Last week, the principal of Lander Elementary School in Mayfield, Ohio Tweeted out a video of the kids at her school performing “Old Town Road” by LIL NAS X.
She captioned it, quote, “I love my job. We ended our 5th grade talent show today with the whole school dancing and celebrating . . . together!!”
Lil Nas X saw it, and Tweeted back, quote, “When [do] they want a free show?”
And he didn’t waste any time making it happen. He surprised the kids on Wednesday, and the photos and videos hit the Internet yesterday. The kids were HYPED to see him, and they sang right along with him.
(Here’s video. He starts approaching the kids a minute in. And he starts performing at the 3:20 mark. The kids know the song VERY well. And Lil Nas X knows kids well . . . he tossed stuffed animals out to the crowd at the end. Here’s another video, and a photo of him with the principal.)