1. Red Dead Redemption 2, "Old Town Road," And The Cowboy Meme Explained  GameSpot
  2. Billboard Removed Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" From Their Country Charts And Fans Believe It's Because Of His Race  BuzzFeed
  3. Ski Mask, Tyga, and Even Billy Ray Cyrus Show Support for Lil Nas X Amid Billboard Country Charts Controversy  Complex
  4. Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” makes genre charts look silly  The FADER
  5. Joe Budden, 9th Wonder, & More Outraged Over Lil Nas X Country Chart Removal  HotNewHipHop
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Here's why a RDR2 music video is being shown on the mainstream news.Here's why a RDR2 music video is being shown on the mainstream news.

Red Dead Redemption 2, "Old Town Road," And The Cowboy Meme Explained - GameSpot

His song, which has been described as a trap-like country song, appeared on three Billboard charts at the same time. His song, which has been described as a trap-like country song, appeared on three Billboard charts at the same time. 

Billboard removes black artist Lil Nas X from the country chart, sparking controversy - National | Globalnews.ca

Billboard scrubbed 19-year-old Atlanta artist Lil Nas X's Old Town Road from the country charts this week. They're only excluding him from a relic.Billboard scrubbed 19-year-old Atlanta artist Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" from the country charts this week. They're only excluding him from a relic.

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” makes genre charts look silly | The FADER

“That is some BS. It’s got plenty of “country elements” 🤠 and its as “country” as anything on country radio, tbh. 🤷🏼‍♀️ @LilNasX https://t.co/8iiQOqQhjs”

Meghan Linsey on Twitter: "That is some BS. It’s got plenty of “country elements” 🤠 and its as “country” as anything on country radio, tbh. 🤷🏼‍♀️ @LilNasX… https://t.co/PdIffM5K44"

“😔 https://t.co/30oS7Xp4Ud”

nope on Twitter: "😔… "

“just because old town road has funny lines doesn’t mean it’s parody. it has a theme. anybody with ears can tell i put some kind of effort into that song.”

nope on Twitter: "just because old town road has funny lines doesn’t mean it’s parody. it has a theme. anybody with ears can tell i put some kind of effort into that song."

“Wow , Discrimination At It’s Finest https://t.co/2E6TEUwhGm”

Sir Ski Mask on Twitter: "Wow , Discrimination At It’s Finest… "

"Discrimination at its finest.""Discrimination at its finest."

Billboard Removed Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" And Fans Are Really Upset

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' sparks a heated discussion on genre, race, and hypocrisy. Rapper Lil Nas X went viral upon the creation of Country-inspired hip-h...Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' sparks a heated discussion on genre, race, and hypocrisy. Rapper Lil Nas X went viral upon the creation of Country-inspired hip-hop banger 'Old Town Road,' which ultimately found itself atop the Billboard Hot 100. In an unexpected twist of fate, the Red Dead 2 fuelled cre...

Joe Budden, 9th Wonder, & More Outraged Over Lil Nas X Country Chart Removal

Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road was in the top 20 until chart compilers decided it wasn't country enough.Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road was in the top 20 until chart compilers decided it wasn't country enough.

Rap song erased from US country chart - BBC News

Hip-hop artists are not happy that Lil Nas X's song was removed from Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.Hip-hop artists are not happy that Lil Nas X's song was removed from Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.

Billboard spoke to YoungKio about how he got his start in producing, connecting with Lil Nas X, wanting Young Thug on the remix for "Old Town Road," and which artists have already reached out to him for beats.Billboard spoke to YoungKio about how he got his start in producing, connecting with Lil Nas X, and wanting Young Thug on the remix for "Old Town Road."

'Old Town Road': Producer Youngkio Details How the Song Came Together| Billboard | Billboard

Ski Mask the Slump God says Billboard is demonstrating "discrimination at its finest."Ski Mask the Slump God says Billboard is demonstrating "discrimination at its finest."

Lil Nas X Reacts To “Old Town Road" Being Removed From Hot Country Songs Chart - AllHipHop.com

Billboard is now the target of intense criticism for removing Lil Nas X’s song “Old Town Road” from the Hot Country Songs Chart.Billboard is now the target of intense criticism for removing Lil Nas X’s song “Old Town Road” from the Hot Country Songs Chart.

Lil Nas X's Song 'Old Town Road' Removed From Billboard's Country Charts

Billboard explains why it decided to remove Lil Nas X's viral hit "Old Town Road" from the Hot Country Songs Chart. Find out here.Billboard explains why it decided to remove Lil Nas X's viral hit "Old Town Road" from the Hot Country Songs Chart. Find out here.

Billboard Removes Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" From Country Chart

The kickin' baseline, paired with a western feel may seem like it would qualify but the magazine, which ranks hit songs of all genres, says it was a 'mistake' to put it where it wasThe kickin' baseline, paired with a western feel may seem like it would qualify but the magazine, which ranks hit songs of all genres, says it was a 'mistake' to put it where it was

Billboard gets racial side eye for its reaction to Lil Nas X's country-twanged hit 'Old Town Road' - theGrio

Billboard said the track's removal from the country charts was due in part to its "overall lack of country music instrumentation" and the fact that it was played 63 times on R&B/Hip-Hop radio stations reporting to the charting company last week and zero on country stations.Billboard said the track's removal from the country charts was due in part to its "overall lack of country music instrumentation" and the fact that it was played 63 times on R&B/Hip-Hop radio stations reporting to the charting company last week and zero on country stations.

Billboard removes hip-hop crossover ‘Old Town Road’ from country charts - New York Daily News Billboard removes hip-hop crossover ‘Old Town Road’ from country charts</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://www.gannett-cdn.com/presto/2019/03/29/USAT/dee256f8-f37f-4c73-8928-3dad78ad5462-AP_People_Lil_Nas_X.jpg?crop=1664,943,x0,y88&width=1600&height=800&fit=bounds" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.gannett-cdn.com/presto/2019/03/29/USAT/dee256f8-f37f-4c73-8928-3dad78ad5462-AP_People_Lil_Nas_X.jpg?crop=1664,943,x0,y88&width=1600&height=800&fit=bounds" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Lil Nas X' "Old Town Road" was banned from the country charts for being too hip-hop, and fans are rightfully upset.Lil Nas X' "Old Town Road" was banned from the country charts for being too hip-hop, and fans are rightfully upset. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2019/03/29/lil-nas-xs-viral-hit-old-town-road-exposes-country-musics-race-problem/3301152002/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Lil Nas X's viral hit 'Old Town Road' exposes country music's race problem</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/03/1024/512/ContentBroker_contentid-444152d1b7a242d1b19323e1e64c62e4.jpeg?ve=1&tl=1" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/03/1024/512/ContentBroker_contentid-444152d1b7a242d1b19323e1e64c62e4.jpeg?ve=1&tl=1" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “Old Town Road,” a viral hit from rapper Lil Nas X, has been removed from Billboard’s Hot Country chart because it supposedly isn’t “country enough.”“Old Town Road,” a viral hit from rapper Lil Nas X, has been removed from Billboard’s Hot Country chart because it supposedly isn’t “country enough.” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/billboard-removes-rapper-lil-nas-x-from-country-chart" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"></a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="330" height="194" src="https://atlantablackstar.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Lil-Nas-X.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://atlantablackstar.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Lil-Nas-X.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Not too long ago, Lil Nas X had his song "Old Town Road" on three different Billboard charts at the same time, its Hot 100 list, the Hot R&B/Hip-HopNot too long ago, Lil Nas X had his song "Old Town Road" on three different Billboard charts at the same time, its Hot 100 list, the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://atlantablackstar.com/2019/03/28/billboard-removes-lil-nas-x-song-off-hot-country-list-and-some-point-to-racism/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Billboard Removes Lil Nas X Song Off Hot Country List and Some Point To Racism</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> </div> </div> </div> <amp-animation id="showAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "600ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "1", "visibility": "visible" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <amp-animation id="hideAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "200ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "0", "visibility": "hidden" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <button id="scrollToTopButton" on="tap:top-page.scrollTo(duration=200)" class="scrollToTop">⌃</button> <footer class="better-amp-footer "><div class="better-amp-footer-nav"> </div> <amp-auto-ads type="adsense" data-ad-client="ca-pub-3459615361745091"> </amp-auto-ads> <amp-analytics type="googleanalytics"><script type="application/json">{"vars":{"account":"UA-55602305-8"},"triggers":{"trackPageview":{"on":"visible","request":"pageview"}}}</script></amp-analytics></footer></div></body></html>