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Lil Nas X Is ‘Workin’ 9 to 5’ Till He Can’t No More, Possibly Collaborating with Dolly Parton on ‘Old Town Road’ Remix

(L-R): Lil Nas X attends the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles; Dolly Parton attends the gala evening of Dolly Parton’s ‘9 TO 5′ The Musical on Feb. 17, 2019 in London.Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images), Eamonn M. McCormack (Getty Images) Lil Nas X is a goddamn masterclass in social media […]

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Dolly Parton And Lil Nas X Might Be Teasing Yet Another ‘Old Town Road’ Remix

Getty Image In economics, the law of diminishing returns states that there’s a point where the benefit gained from something becomes less than the amount of money or energy invested. My high school economics teacher used the example of workers in a factory. The benefit increases with each new iteration, but there comes a point […]

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Saddle Up: Lil Nas X Is Going to Remix ‘Old Town Road’ Till He Can’t No More

Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Just when you thought you were tired of “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X has dropped yet another remix that threatens to give the 14-week number 1 an even longer run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. This time, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey (you know him as […]

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Lil Nas X And Gordon Ramsay Collabed On Some Delicious Looking Paninis

Getty Image Lil Nas X has seemingly made collabed with every middle-aged white celebrity on the planet, andt he’s added another to the growing list. The “Old Town Road” rapper met up with MasterChef host Gordon Ramsay while he was in the UK for a performance at Glastonbury. Ramsay isn’t a musician (that we know […]

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Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ Has Not Been Certified Diamond

Getty Image Update: Despite multiple reports and Lil Nas X’s own tweets, the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) has declared that “Old Town Road” has not actually been certified Diamond. The RIAA Twitter account responded to a tweet from @chartdata and wrote, “The song is currently 3X multi-Platinum. Please reach out to @RIAA with […]

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Lil Nas X Confirms He’s Gay: ‘Deadass Thought I Made It Obvious’

Photo: Frederick M. Brown (Getty Images for BET) On the final day of Pride Month—and fresh from wrapping up a set at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. this weekend—rapper Lil Nas X officially came out as gay. He made the announcement in signature fashion—which is to say, on Twitter—by asking followers to take […]

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2019 BET Awards: The Horses Were in the Back and Black Women Were in the Front

(L-R): Billy Ray Cyrus & Lil Nas X and Mary J. Blige perform onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The 19th annual BET Awards have come and gone and it was the blackest way to start the summer. I watched the shenanigans […]

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30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton ‘We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out’

Photo: Wondaland Arts Society Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out.” Deep Cotton is the duo of Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning, Janelle Monae’s longtime collaborative partners responsible for […]

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Lil Nas X’s Old Twitter Account Sparks The Hashtag #LilNasXIsOverParty With Possible Homophobic Remarks

Lil Nas X A new hashtag #LilNasXIsOverParty began trending on Twitter Sunday morning when fans uncovered news of Lil Nas X‘s old Twitter meme account. The trending hashtag is filled with screenshots of old tweets which may connect Lil Nas X to some Islamophobic comments as well as other hate spread on a Nicki Minaj […]

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Lil Nas X’s Debut Is What Happens When You Grow Up on the Internet

Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Boston Calling, Illustration by Dessie Jackson The news that Lil Nas had never heard Nevermind before sampling Nirvana on his newest single “Panini,” wasn’t surprising; Lil Nas X is only 20 years old, meaning he was only two when the Twin Towers fell, and he hasn’t even been able […]

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Lil Nas X Drops New Single, ‘Panini,’ in Advance of New Album Release, 7

Photo: Getty Lil Nas X apparently has no plans to ride off into the sunset anytime soon. Fresh off the chart-topping, if controversial, success of “Old Town Road,” the viral sensation on Thursday released a new single, “Panini.”: Apparently, Billboard Doesn’t Think Lil Nas X’s Country Hit ‘Old Town Road’ Has Enough ‘Country… Remember that […]

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Padma Lakshmi Wants In On Lil Nas X’s Remix Of ‘Panini’

Getty Image Lil Nas X released his first follow-up single to “Old Town Road” today, and everybody wants a piece of the pie. “Panini,” which samples Nirvana’s “In Bloom,” doesn’t feature any big celebrity collaborations. There have certainly been rap songs without features before, but with “Old Town Road” a star-studded party with Billy Ray […]

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Lil Nas X Proves He’s For Real on New Song ‘Panini’

On December 3, 2018, the then 19-year-old rapper Lil Nas X quietly uploaded his debut song “Old Town Road” to YouTube. It was ostensibly a joke with its Red Dead Redemption 2-themed video, unabashed “yeehaw agenda” sloganeering, and the Nine Inch Nails-sampling beat courtesy of producer YoungKio. But the song went viral on TikTok, landed […]

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With Blanco Brown’s ‘The Git Up Challenge,’ 2019 Is Truly the Summer of the Yee-Haw Agenda

Screenshot: Blanco Brown Where TikTok goes, so do the Billboard charts. This was true of “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X’s ubiquitous smash, which has been sitting pretty atop Billboard’s Hot 100 for the past 10 weeks. And it may soon be true of Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up,” another impossibly catchy country tune that […]

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