1 Song, 2 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

The TikTok-spawned phenomenon marries Brothers Osborne and Travis Scott for a country-trap bop fit for Stagecoach and Rolling Loud. “Old Town Road” arrives on the spurs of the video game Red Dead Redemption 2 (which the video directly references), colliding with hip-hop culture and genre-adjacent memes throughout the saloon-ready tune. Lil Nas X showcases a rumbling yet buttery vocal delivery and pairs it with cheeky lyrics that play into the tropes of contemporary hip-hop.

EDITORS’ NOTES

The TikTok-spawned phenomenon marries Brothers Osborne and Travis Scott for a country-trap bop fit for Stagecoach and Rolling Loud. “Old Town Road” arrives on the spurs of the video game Red Dead Redemption 2 (which the video directly references), colliding with hip-hop culture and genre-adjacent memes throughout the saloon-ready tune. Lil Nas X showcases a rumbling yet buttery vocal delivery and pairs it with cheeky lyrics that play into the tropes of contemporary hip-hop.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
3.1K Ratings

3.1K Ratings

Mikey28456421 ,

Who said Country/Rap couldn’t co-exist?

This song is a perfect example of how new genres can form from creative minds. I’m not a huge fan of rap, and I listen mainly to country but this song is fantastic!!

RattPackVMG95 ,

Wth?

Just because a country singer is thrown into the mix doesn’t make it country. This screams garbage but if I was left to label I’d choose “rap” and that’s gently putting it. Overall, it’s Pathetic.

Cassidy Durfee ,

IT IS COUNTRY....

HELLO.....if this isnt contry enough, then a lot of mdoern day country songs that are crossing over to pop top 40 shouldnt be labeled as country either then since they have other elements that fit into other genres as well!

Also finding it quite funny how the 1 star reviews are all mainly people saying it isnt country but YET they like the song and think its catchy.... rating a song based on a genre is just stupid, rate it on the quality. Which with it being number 1 on all platforms in just over 24 hours since the remix was released proves the quality and worth of this song! Glad to see Billy Ray finally back at number 1 after so long with Lis!

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