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Lil Nas X and BTS: more is better

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 27, 2020 14:49:59 January 27, 2020 14:49:59
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The biggest song of 2019 was, indisputably, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” and all its remixes. So his performance last night was about showcasing all the versions of his track that kept it playing all year long. One of those remixes, of course, was “Seoul Town Road” with BTS. Full Story

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Jay-Z …but no B

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 1, 2019 13:46:36 November 1, 2019 13:46:36

I’m writing this at 8:52am ET. As of right now, Beyoncé has not shared a Halloween post. Last year she had “Phoni Braxton” up by October 30. Did Beyoncé skip Halloween?  Jay-Z did not skip Halloween – and we know this because Lil Nas X was with Jay-Z at some point last night: halloween 2019 Full Story

Lil Nas X Spans Generations

Prem Posted by Prem at August 27, 2019 14:16:52 August 27, 2019 14:16:52
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Which demographic does the MTV VMAs appeal to? I watched the show with my cousins and their children, so we had an age range of like 7 years old to late 40s, with myself right in the middle. That meant that I heard the question “who’s that?” directed at both Missy Elliott AND Lizzo. Full Story

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Lil Nas X covers TIME 

Prem Posted by Prem at August 16, 2019 16:02:55 August 16, 2019 16:02:55
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"Old Town Road" has now been #1 on the Hot 100 for 19 weeks, having already beaten the previous record held by both “One Sweet Day” and “Despacito” at the end of July. But just beating the record is seemingly not enough. Next week, OTR seems like it’ll be the first song to hit 20 weeks at #1 Full Story

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Dear Gossips,

It’s official: Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has set the record for the most weeks at #1 on the Billboard charts, surpassing Mimi’s “One Sweet Day” and “Despacito” by Luis Fonzi and Daddy Yankee.  Read Full Intro

Lil Nas X Gallops Out of the Closet

Prem Posted by Prem at July 2, 2019 13:43:05 July 2, 2019 13:43:05
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Just as Pride Month was ending, the Gay Gods decided to bless us with one last gift. On Sunday, Lil Nas X posted tweeted this: some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more. but before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure. Full Story

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Dear Gossips,

There is, so far, one undisputed song of 2019. It’s the song that’s been #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 11 weeks straight, the most since Drake’s “God’s Plan”, the song that has been denying Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber and others from claiming the same position: Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road”.  Read Full Intro