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Billy Ray Cyrus Defends Viral Country-Rap Hit “Old Town Road” … Then Jumps on the Remix and Things Blow Up

Lil Nas X Billy Ray Cyrus 3Looks like Miley Cyrus and Noah Cyrus are not the only members of their family to be into rap music. After Lil Nas X’s viral ‘country-trap’ hit “Old Town Road” was kicked off the Country Charts by Billboard for not being ‘country’ enough, Billy Ray went public in the song’s defense and sent words of encouragement to Lil Nas X.

“Been watching everything going on with OTR,” Billy Ray tweeted to Lil Nas X. “When I got thrown off the charts, Waylon Jennings said to me ‘Take this as a compliment’ means you’re doing something great! Only Outlaws are outlawed. Welcome to the club!”

Later, Billy Ray wrote: “It was so obvious to me after hearing the song just one time. I was thinking, what’s not country about it? Continue Reading →

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