Lil Nas X visits 11-year-old boy at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Lil Nas X visits 11-year-old boy at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

ATLANTA — A little boy got the surprise of a lifetime when he got to meet the singer of one of his favorite songs -- Lil Nas X.

The viral music superstar stopped by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta on Monday and visited Elijah, who is getting treatment for sickle cell disease.

The 11-year-old got to dance with the Atlanta-native, and even got to wear the famous 'Old Town Road' cowboy hat.

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Elijah said he likes to listen to the popular song when he's feeling good.

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CHOA posted the adorable picture of the two on its Facebook and Twitter pages where thousands of people have liked, retweeted and commented on it.

How did a hospital admission for sickle cell disease lead to Elijah's best day ever? A visit from Lil Nas X, who gifted him the cowboy hat made famous in his chart-topping "Old Town Road."

Posted by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta on Monday, September 9, 2019