Celebrity·Posted on Jan 15, 2021Fans Are Joking That Lil Nas X "Should Be" A Professional Rapper After He Wrote A Brilliant New Song For A TikTok VideoIt's a BOP!!!by Liz RichardsonBuzzFeed Staff It’s no secret that Lil Nas X is an incredibly talented ~and~ creative music artist. Amy Sussman / Getty Images Since the success of his viral hit "Old Town Road," the rapper, singer, and songwriter has won several awards — including two Grammys. Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images So, when I saw that Lil Nas X uploaded a new video on his TikTok account where he participated in a songwriting challenge for fun, I knew I was in for a treat. @lilnasx / Via tiktok.com The challenge was started by singer and songwriter @alexachalnick on TikTok, and she encouraged users to duet her video with their own lyrics in response to the lyrics that she sings. @alexachalnick #SongwritingChallenge The Secret Edition🤫 We’re gettin advanced now w the music tech🤩 #compose#write#sing#act#duetme ♬ Songwriting Challenge THE SECRET EDITION - AlexaChalnick Dubbing the challenge "The Secret Edition," Alexa gave her song a ~mischievous~ theme, pretending to be someone talking to someone else about some sort of secret mission. @alexachalnick / Via tiktok.com At the beginning of the video, Alexa said she would repost her favorite duet from the challenge — but I'm sure she wasn't expecting none other than LIL NAS X (!!!!!) to try it out. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF MTV Lil Nas X duetted her video with an original rap, and MY OH MY, it's SO GOOD!!!! @lilnasx #duet with @alexachalnick lol hope she see this 👨🏾💻 ♬ Songwriting Challenge THE SECRET EDITION - AlexaChalnick Pretending to be in on the ~secret~, he rapped his own lyrics while playing his role — and every line was nothing short of genius. @lilnasx / Via tiktok.com A+ use of emojis, too. The delivery. The rhymes. The storyline. It was witty and fun, and I was 100% here for it!!! @lilnasx / Via tiktok.com Can this be a real song, please? Fans praised the video — loving the idea and Lil Nas' duet — and many had jokes that his rap was so good, he should consider pursuing a music career: @lilnasx / Via tiktok.com @lilnasx / Via tiktok.com @lilnasx / Via tiktok.com @lilnasx / Via tiktok.com Funny enough, Lil Nas X captioned his video, "lol hope she see this 👨🏾💻." She DID, of course, and she had the best reaction, which she shared by duetting his video: @alexachalnick #duet with @lilnasx lol hope he sees this 👩🏼💻 ♬ Songwriting Challenge THE SECRET EDITION - AlexaChalnick Cheekily captioning her video, "lol hope he sees this 👩🏼💻," Alexa had the reaction any fan would have: "Lil Nas X duetted and I'm NOT OKAY," she wrote in the TikTok. @alexachalnick / Via tiktok.com Same. "I know these challenges aren't easy so the fact he took the time to do this means the WORLD," she continued. @alexachalnick / Via tiktok.com This is so fun and wholesome! And they're both so talented! @alexachalnick / Via tiktok.com You can watch Lil Nas X and Alexa's full duet for the challenge here. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Columbia TikTok videos not playing for you? You might need to change the settings on your device — here's how. What do you think of Lil Nas X's rap? Let me know in the comments below!