TVLine Items: Lil Nas X Film Trailer, Rhythm + Flow Season 2 Judges Revealed and More

Grammy-winning artist Lil Nas X is giving fans an all-access pass to his creative ingenuity in the full trailer for the upcoming HBO documentary Lil Nas X: Long Live Montero, which you can check out above.

Premiering Saturday, Jan. 27 at 8 pm (and streaming the same day on Max), the film “captures the creative dynamo and mesmerizing star power of Lil Nas X” as he prepares for and embarks on his first headlining tour in the U.S.

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“With unparalleled access,” the description reads, “the film follows the genre-breaking artist on a personal journey of self-investigation and discovery as he creates, rehearses, and performs nightly in front of his legions of devoted fans.”

The documentary, directed by Carlos López Estrada (Blindspotting) and Zac Manuel (Descendant), will delve into Lil Nas X’s personal life as it relates to exploring his own queer identity, complicated relationships with family members and aspirations as a force for self-expression and acceptance.

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* Netflix’s music competition series Rhythm + Flow has tapped DJ Khaled, Ludacris and Latto as new judges for Season 2, while Eminem will serve as a special guest judge for “Battles” round.

*The upcoming drama Perimeter, from Armani Ortiz (Sistas, Zatima) and set at the Atlanta HBCU Spelman College during the annual “Freaknik” festival in the 1990s, has set a release date for Thursday, Feb. 29 on BET+. Watch the trailer:

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