This morning, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” was sworn is as the No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. With so much buzz swirling around the viral hit, Young Thug had to hop on the bandwagon with a remix of his own. The rapper recently posted a teaser of his version of the single on Instagram.
Thug’s bars kick in after exclaiming a triumphant “yee-haw!” as he to rap about Maseratis and their V12 engine, straying away from traditional Western vibe of the song. However, given his signature sound with one adlib at a time, it wouldn’t be surprising if Thugger adds more to the song’s depiction of country life once the track progresses. This remix follows comes country music veteran Billy Ray Cyrus’ twist on the tune which was met with loads of support.
Stay tuned for more updates on Young Thug’s remix of “Old Town Road” and revisit our roundup of things you didn’t know about “Old Town Road” along with an in-depth explainer on why country rap is here to stay. While you’re here, saddle up for our piece about how black cowboy culture rode its way back to relevance.