411: via CBSNews.com

Set against a cowboy-themed game, the music video for Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" uses language of the Wild Wild West with a hip hop spin. The genre-blending tune was a breakout hit five weeks ago when it debuted on three Billboard charts at the same time: the Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs and Hot Country Songs. But Billboard quietly removed the song from the country chart the following week, reports CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan. It later issued a statement saying the song "does not embrace enough elements of today's country music to chart in its current version."

Why I like it: I like controversy.  I like it when someone is told they can't do something or can't be a part of something ... and then because of that, become a huge success anyway. Love it. Oh, and the song has a great hook and is set to one of my favorite PS4 games: Red Dead Redemption 2.  So yeah, lots to love here.

Best Line: "Can't nobody tell me nothin' / You can't tell me nothin'"

https://youtu.be/5ho88VXJTBg (403)

NOTE: Watch the Billy Ray Cryus remix by clicking here (YouTube).

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Last Update: Apr 11, 2019 9:04 pm CDT

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