"Old Town Road" is a song by American rapper Lil Nas X, first released independently on December 3, 2018. After gaining popularity, the single was re-released by major label Columbia Records, which now distributes the single. Lil Nas X also recorded a remix with American country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, which was released on April 5, 2019. Both the original and remix were included on Lil Nas X's debut EP, 7 (2019). A music video for the remix was released on May 17, 2019. It has guest appearances from Chris Rock, Haha Davis, Rico Nasty, Diplo, Jozzy, Young Kio, and Vince Staples.
"Lil Nas X's Old Town Road, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, has been a surprising American No.1 that's kept Taylor and Shawn Mendez from the top of the charts (and possibly will Ed and Justin too), that now finally gets a proper official music video - and it's a banger. Cowboy bank robbers in 1889, Nas X and Billy Ray make their getaway after a heist, but dodging bullets leads Nas to fall through a wormhole to the present day. Much fun ensues in this hugely entertaining video directed by Calmatic, produced at Prettybird, and including numerous cameos, including Chris Rock and Vince Staples. The VFX work was achieved at Electric Theatre Collective's LA studio, and graded by British colourist Jason Wallis." (Promonews)
The video won Best Direction at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.File Hashes