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Is "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X Real Country Music?

Episode 15 | 16m 12s Video has closed captioning.

It’s often been said that music is a universal language. So why was “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X initially removed from the country Billboard charts? Hallease and Evelyn use this hit record to talk about the business of music and how it has historically affected Black artists’ ability to “crossover”, stay true to their musical tastes, or experiment with the art form.

Aired: 12/27/19

Rating: NR

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