Here are seven facts about the tattooed rapper Lil Xan that you might not know about!
1. He started his own anti Xanax movement
After suffering from a Xanax addiction. Lil Xan decided to start his own anti Xanax movement. He was addicted to the opiate for around two years and feels ‘lucky’ to have beat his addiction.
2. His real name is Diego Leanos
Lil Xan’s real name is Diego Leanos. Xan is thinking about using his real name as a stage name since the name “Lil Xan” doesn’t really help him in his anti Xanax movement.
3. Lil Xan is Mexican
Diego Leanos was born on September 6, 1996, in Redlands, California to Mexican parents. Growing up, Leanos was poor and lived in motels most of his childhood.
4. Noah Cyrus and Lil Xan split up because of a meme
Lil Xan accused Noah of cheating after she send a meme of Charlie Puth’s head on a naked porn star’s body. He wrote: “I feel like I’m probably being cheated on right now”.
5. Xan’s inspiration
Lil Xan listed Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D as early influences in hip hop, with other influences including Arctic Monkeys, Cage the Elephant and Queens of the Stone Age.
6. He had a Cheetos overdose
Lil Xan was once admitted to a hospital for eating too many Hot Cheetos. Xan said: “I guess I ate too many Hot Cheetos and it ripped something in my stomach, so I puked a little blood”.
7. Lil Xan was nominated for two awards at the 2018 MTV Music Awards
Xan was nominated for the awards for Best Push and Best Push Artiste of the Year at the American Video Awards.