Lil Nas X gives cowboy hat to boy with sickle cell disease

Photo courtesy of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Hip-hop artist Lil Nas X spent some time with patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta on Monday. 

The Atlanta native stopped by Seacrest Studios at CHOA's Egleston location.

The "Old Town Road" singer gave one patient battling sickle cell disease a special gift, his cowboy hat. 

Lil Nas X, whose real name is Montero Lamar Hill, was born in Lithia Springs. He graduated from Lithia Springs High School in 2017.