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Lil Nas Xs single Old Town Road stirred controversy when it was pulled from Billboards Hot Country Songs list March 21. He has since collaborated with Billy Ray Cyrus on a remix of the song, which was released April 5.

Lil Nas X’s Country Single Pulled From Billboard, Musical Genres Hurt Musicians

By Peter Zemeske | April 17, 2019

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” the latest viral hit, has made waves  in the music industry with its goofy imagery and subsequent remix featuring 1990s country music icon Billy Ray Cyrus.The track was released in December 2018 on the rapper’s SoundCloud...

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