Lil Nas X "Old Town Road" Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified

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  • Published on Apr 8, 2019
  • Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has risen to prominence after the song went viral on TikTok and now has more than 78 million Spotify streams to date. The single is produced by YoungKio, Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor. On the track, Lil Nas X raps about starting on the road to fame and fortune with only the bare minimum.
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  • FURY
    FURY Day ago

    So no auto tone was used

  • Pierrot Marimbu
    Pierrot Marimbu Day ago

    1:16 Pause

  • Nicole Sanctis
    Nicole Sanctis Day ago

    Anyone notice that this video is 4:20 long

  • FlynN Beats
    FlynN Beats Day ago

    Lil Nas X is a true inspiration,
    I hope that one day he raps over one of my beats

  • TeamAnimalTV.
    TeamAnimalTV. Day ago

    Good for him wanting to be different I actually like the song

  • Unintentional Effectiveness

    Wait lil Nas x you can’t get the Gucci hat, Gucci is cancelled, remember? 😂

  • Dark_iNugami zur zeit inaktiv

    He has a pretty nice

  • Retarded_ Hippo6969

    Gucci needs cowboy hats

  • Gabriel Foster
    Gabriel Foster Day ago

    I swear he was saying "hotel room" not "old town road." I was very disturbed every time I wondered what he was doing with that horse In the hotel room.

  • rusty
    rusty Day ago

    CULTURAL APPROPRIATION :O

  • Richard Nguyen
    Richard Nguyen Day ago

    This interview gonna have more views than the song

  • ZenMaster
    ZenMaster Day ago

    One of the only people who don't use autotune in their songs... Fantastic!

  • Judah Baggerman
    Judah Baggerman Day ago +1

    The song is short af I just noticed

  • Kenz Tube
    Kenz Tube Day ago

    My bff says I’m going to take my horse to the hotel room

  • cb bentello
    cb bentello Day ago

    Billboard: This isn't country enough.
    Lil Nas X: Brings Billy Ray Cyrus

  • Nate10ia
    Nate10ia Day ago

    The videos 4:20...

    😪

  • Jesse Wittman
    Jesse Wittman Day ago

    hey they do have a cowboy hat from gucci www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fshop.r10s.jp%2Fauc-brandeal%2Fcabinet%2F161018%2Fd206138098.jpg&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2Fglobal.rakuten.com%2Fen%2Fstore%2Fauc-brandeal%2Fitem%2F10023730%2F&docid=5K9jjfAjFVJjUM&tbnid=ravfdDVSrmro5M%3A&vet=10ahUKEwj01-yTuOLhAhXDv54KHRUXCh4QMwi8ASgBMAE..i&w=600&h=412&bih=794&biw=1536&q=cowboy%20hat%20from%20gucci&ved=0ahUKEwj01-yTuOLhAhXDv54KHRUXCh4QMwi8ASgBMAE&iact=mrc&uact=8

  • sister xan
    sister xan Day ago

    hey lil nas your song was taken off the country billboard chart because its hip hop, not country.

  • Gerard O'Leary
    Gerard O'Leary Day ago

    “Beal-board”

  • Faith Perez
    Faith Perez Day ago

    He’s different I like it

  • Random Kidd 573
    Random Kidd 573 Day ago

    1:07 sound real

  • Random Kidd 573
    Random Kidd 573 Day ago

    It sounds so real

  • Nathan Explosion

    Damn, he sound like shit without autotune😂

  • shadowypieceofcrap

    12 million views

  • Rylee Barton
    Rylee Barton Day ago

    Keep the auto tune, you can't sing for crap

  • Nightmare Dragon

    I thought it said shitted on my baby that's why im here

  • Anime lover 1239

    I got a ad from chaz Mazzota and hes singing old town road

  • Mo_ Beezes
    Mo_ Beezes Day ago

    And tell me why I thought he said lean all in my butt? I’m glad I watched this video cause I deadass thought he said butt 😂😂

  • Mo_ Beezes
    Mo_ Beezes Day ago

    The can’t nobody tell me nothing verse is the most popular it always comes out my mouth first when I sing this song lol 😂

  • LeBusterBaxter •

    He protecc
    He attacc
    But most importantly

    He has the horses in the bacc

  • CL4PP _ECH0
    CL4PP _ECH0 Day ago

    Any1 realised the video is 4:20

  • Derek Cano
    Derek Cano Day ago

    Makes me wanna put the horses in the back

  • Christian Fellegi
    Christian Fellegi Day ago +1

    This guy has such a smooth voice it sounds like black jesus

  • Eric B
    Eric B Day ago

    He is trash

  • zZ Ench4nted Zz
    zZ Ench4nted Zz Day ago

    Time on video is 420

  • Mr Regular Word
    Mr Regular Word Day ago

    This video is 4:20 long

  • 【くま】【しろ】

    Lil nas x
    Vid 4:20 long
    Coincidence?
    I THINK NOT!!!!

  • Trapin Wit My White Friend

    We just gonna skip the fact that he said Matty black hat when it’s pronounced Matt 🤦🏽‍♀️

  • Captain Obvious
    Captain Obvious Day ago

    *The video is 4 minutes and 20 seconds long*

  • Kayver Hairy
    Kayver Hairy Day ago

    Billboard:this isn't country let's get this off of chart
    Billboard charts:hits #1

  • Sam
    Sam Day ago

    🤠😔

  • JamesRPG
    JamesRPG Day ago

    What a humble dude right there

  • schlotch
    schlotch Day ago

    Could probably pass as country, Billboard sparking an unnecessary debate about what is clearly Country Trap, but whogivesashit, the song is Great, now can we talk about this man's shirt PLEASE. Too legit.

  • Kevin Lang
    Kevin Lang Day ago

    You know

  • Lia
    Lia Day ago +1

    The Genius interview we’ve all been waiting for

  • Adrián
    Adrián Day ago

    Nobody:
    Lil Nas X genius video length: 4:20

  • Natural Plays
    Natural Plays Day ago +1

    Okay so no ones gonna mention that the video is 4:20 minutes long???

  • ꧁Slip E꧂
    ꧁Slip E꧂ Day ago

    🤠🤠🤠🤠

  • ok lol
    ok lol Day ago

    I hereby expel this man from the black community

  • Nora
    Nora Day ago +1

    lol, why is he screaming? isn't he supposed to sing?

  • Demolition Dylan

    My dad dosent let me listen to the song because he thinks it’s” I’m gonna take my horse to the hotel room, I’m gonna riiiidddeeeeee til I can’t no more” 😂😂

  • Nikolay Tachev 7

    He lowkey has a mad voice

  • Fox Neit
    Fox Neit Day ago

    "Like, you know! " I know what? I don't know!

  • chubbi bunni
    chubbi bunni Day ago +1

    At 1:50 isn't it "I got the boots JUST black to match" or is it just me

  • Ashroff Zainal
    Ashroff Zainal Day ago

    Beautiful voice.

  • krisha s
    krisha s Day ago

    I'm gon take my *hoes* to the *hotel room*
    *no offence*

  • TheOnionQueen
    TheOnionQueen Day ago

    I always interpreted “Cowboy hate from Gucci” as a way of him calling out all of the fake “cowboys” who haven’t worked a day in their life.

  • Sea Cat Boats
    Sea Cat Boats Day ago

    “I was livin wit my siyister!”

  • Just. Stop it.
    Just. Stop it. Day ago

    *i gOt tHe hOrSeS in tHe bAcK*

  • megan rose
    megan rose Day ago

    Its 4:20 long😎😎

  • the famoussmani
    the famoussmani Day ago +1

    He really country 😭😭 .

  • simply liv
    simply liv Day ago

    ITS 4:20 mins

  • Aleen K
    Aleen K Day ago

    best genius interview of all time

  • Momma Lisha
    Momma Lisha Day ago

    🤠

  • TSW Kdog
    TSW Kdog Day ago

    I'm from Texas and this hit home🤣🎉🎉

  • Campers Of Australia

    Who thought it said take my horse to the hotel room??

  • MiloSconster
    MiloSconster Day ago

    4:20 yo

  • Calmplicated 1.0

    13,874,000 That's How Much Big Shaqs Man's Not Hot Genius Interview Is, He Has The Biggest Interview Views Wise.
    12,637,000 That View Counter Is Lil Nas X's Old Town Road, He Currently Has The 2nd Biggest Interview Views Wise.
    LET'S MAKE IT HAPPEN PEOPLE, WE CAN BEAT BIG SHAQ HE'S ONLY 1,237,000 AHEAD OF US, I think.

  • brian schram
    brian schram Day ago

    Good singer, horrible lyrics. If this is the future of creative lyrical content the music industry is in trouble 🤷🏼‍♂️

  • Shane Cunningham

    Because it ain’t country

  • N1ght Fury Dr2g0n

    Genius finally you’re finding the right people

  • SFW_Li-Ming
    SFW_Li-Ming Day ago

    Lowkey reminds me of Eddie Murphy

  • Skai Rose
    Skai Rose Day ago

    I like him, I hope fame doesn't ruin him.

  • Nookie Ham
    Nookie Ham Day ago

    I can't stop laughing at the comments that thought he said, "I'm gonna take my horse to the hotel room" 😂😂😂 But I see what you did there.😂

  • godboy 1753
    godboy 1753 Day ago

    When you dont use auto tune

  • juhoeläin
    juhoeläin Day ago

    fuck this guys actually talented

  • ALEXIS JACOB
    ALEXIS JACOB Day ago

    Wow this song actually has meaning. I’m impressed.

  • Tahmid Ahmed
    Tahmid Ahmed Day ago

    ...and even the clap...LET HIM FINISH

  • ThePrincessOfPop
    ThePrincessOfPop Day ago +1

    I love how the video is 4:20

  • Daryl Mims
    Daryl Mims Day ago

    To me he kinda sounds different when he sings like without everything u know what i mean right
    ⬇️like if u get me

  • Lachy Archer
    Lachy Archer Day ago

    you know if there music was good they wouldnt need to come in and analyse it for your channel

  • Max de Sales
    Max de Sales Day ago

    length of this video is 4:20, skr

  • Greg Cannizzo
    Greg Cannizzo Day ago +1

    *I G O T T H E H O R S E S I N*
    *T H E B A C K*

  • Thatbeast555 Clan

    Yous need to do josh A

  • jade berry
    jade berry Day ago

    i gOt tHe 🐎🐎 iN tHe 🔙

  • Myles Cascadden
    Myles Cascadden Day ago

    He should be paying Red Dead for the song

  • Da Real Starbet
    Da Real Starbet Day ago +1

    No auto tone no mumble jumbles #verified

  • Second hand Sarcasm

    Finally someone who sings the lyrics with the tone and not just reading it like a school presentation

  • taekook nation
    taekook nation Day ago

    he doesn’t know what is autotune

  • liwoy
    liwoy Day ago

    He sounds like in the song

  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Day ago

    So how the fuck did he get this produced by trent reznor? I don't get how you go from nothing and an idea to this

  • Naser Al Shuqaihi

    “ I was sleeping with my sister at the time.”
    Alabama:100

  • Mlv
    Mlv Day ago

    I'm sorry but...



    He is now one of my favorite rapper

  • Yeah So
    Yeah So Day ago

    Can’t nobody tell me nothing. DOUBLE FUCKING NEGATIVE.
    *checkmate*

  • Fat Noodle Pot
    Fat Noodle Pot Day ago

    When this song played on the radio no joke I nearly pissed myself laughing

  • mooon _
    mooon _ Day ago

    When the live voice matches the studio version 🥰😍😍😍