Rapper Lil Nas X Recruits Billy Ray Cyrus For "Old Town Road" Remix
Country legend Cyrus sings about diamond rings, Maseratis and going down the same road as the 19-year-old Atlanta rapper: "Got no stress, I've been through all that. I'm like a Marlboro Man so I kick on back."
Last week, Billboard faced controversy after pulling the original song from its country music chart when it hit the No. 19 spot.
Billboard told Rolling Stone that "Old Town Road" did not "currently merit inclusion" on the chart because "it does not embrace enough elements of today's country music to chart in its current version".
In an interview with Time magazine, Lil Nas X characterized the song as "country trap".
"The song is country trap. It's not one, it's not the other. It's both. It should be on both (charts)," he told the publication.
At the time, Cyrus tweeted his support for Lil Nas X, referencing his own setbacks in the world of country music.
"Old Town Road" currently sits at No. 15 on the Billboard Top 100 chart.