Lil Nas X details turbulent struggle with anxiety before Hollywood

Ellen James|February 19, 2021

'I started going to the doctor a lot in fear that I would die soon… hypochondria,' says Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X details turbulent struggle with anxiety before Hollywood

Lil Nas X is shedding light on his past struggles with anxiety.

The rapper, who began his career in 2018, has started a series on his Instagram handle discussing hisLife Story.

On Wednesday, the Rodeoperformer touched on the reasons that led to his massive success in Hollywood.

"In 2017 I became the first [in] my family to get into college," he began. "During college I was depressed, had no friends and…. my grandmother passed."

"I started going to the doctor a lot in fear that I would die soon… hypochondria," he wrote.

In 2018, the rapper finally dropped out of school and found his muse in creating music. At that point in time, Lil Nas was living with his sister. "I was happy again!!!"

"THINGS WERE GOING GREAT! .. then they weren't ..."

Not much later, the rapper was asked to leave his sister's house. A brother of his "left to the military" and his songs "were no longer doing good."

The two-time Grammy winner will continue the rest of his story in episode two of the series on his Instagram.

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