NATIONWIDE – 1 week after Billboard eradicated Lil Nas X’s ‘Outdated Metropolis Freeway’ from the nation charts for being “not nation enough”, they’ve launched they’re going to be reinstating Outdated Metropolis Freeway and Outdated Metropolis Freeway Remix, which choices nation singer Billy Ray Cyrus, once more onto the nation charts, nonetheless solely “as a consequence of Billy”.
After Lil Nas X’s Outdated Metropolis Freeway turned an internet sensation as a consequence of apps like Twitter and Tik Tok, it has since turn into primary on Apple Music, primary on Spotify, and presently peaking at amount 15 on the Billbord scorching 100. After its debate of being rap or nation, Billboard decided to take the tune off the nation charts, sparking backlash in the direction of billboard with many claiming it was as a consequence of Lil Nas X’s race. Nonetheless, Billy Ray Cyrus’ perform on the remix is seemingly enough for it to be nation. “We’re together with it once more” talked about Billboard spokesperson Jerry Faulkner, “we’re solely together with once more Outdated Metropolis Freeway on account of Billy Ray Cyrus is actually one in all my favorite singers, in some other case we might nonetheless have talked about no on account of he doesn’t appear as if a country specific individual to me.”
Although not admitting it being on account of Lil Nas X is black, it seems as if it is the exact function. “My rattling daughter retains having fun with that tune at home i’m bored with it, I always inform her to shut that black music up”, talked about Faulkner.
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