Hard Knock Life Podcast 027: Is "Old Town Road" Country?


Lil Nas X's "Old Town" was initially released independently in December 2018, and gained popularity on social video sharing app TikTok. The song achieved a rare feat in Billboard history when it simultaneously charted on the Billboard Hot 100, Hot Country Songs and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts in March 2019. However, Billboard quietly removed "Old Town Road" from its Hot Country chart for "not [embracing] enough elements of today's country music." What? Why? How? Guest: DJ Rob Champion, IG: instagram.com/djrobchampion Cooler Than Ecto Podcast, SC: https://soundcloud.com/coolerthanecto Powered by Classic Material NY IG: instagram.com/classicmaterialny Hosted & moderated by lion goodman TW: twitter.com/lionofbedstuy, IG: instagram.com/lionofbedstuy Co-hosted by THECAINMARKO TW: twitter.com/thecainmarko, IG: instagram.com/thecainmarko, SC: soundcloud.com/thecainmarko Executive produced by Mika TW: twitter.com/ft_mika_, IG: instagram.com/ft_mika_ Visuals by Modern Marvel TW: twitter.com/SimplyDop3, IG: instagram.com/marvin_h, SC: soundcloud.com/modern_marvel

  • Producer: Mika & lion goodman
  • Release Date: May 16, 2019