After six weeks at the top of the charts, we finally get a music video for Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus‘ “Old Town Road!”
It is an absolute masterpiece.
At face value, it’s a fun clip that captures the genre-bending of the song, and it does a great job!
Going one step deeper, the clip serves as a victory lap for everyone involved in the “Old Town Road” becoming such a phenomenon. From cameos from early champions of the song within hip-hop like Vince Staples and Rico Nasty to the appearances from Chris Rock and Diplo that show just how much of a worldwide smash the song has become, the video serve as a love letter from Lil Nas X to everyone who helped the song along the way.
Also keep your eyes peeled for appearances from Haha Davis, Youngkio and Jozzy!