Billy Ray Cyrus features on the remix of Lil Nas X’s country hit.
Billy Ray Cyrus has been receiving praise from the for hopping on the remix of Lil X’s .” Billboard said the because it didn’t fit the criteria which prompted Lil Nas X to get a legendary country figure on it. Many were quick to point out that Billy Ray Cyrus has done more for hip-hop than his daughter Miley who appropriated hip-hop and Black culture to get her career poppin’. Miley took to Twitter to praise “Old Town Road” but ended up getting dragged for crediting the song as her father’s, not Lil Nas X’s.
“Me and jamming to my daddy’s #1 song OTR!
@LilNasX @billyraycyrus,” she wrote on Twitter along with a throwback Hannah Montana clip. Although she credited Lil Nas X, many took issue with the fact that she claimed that “Old Town Road” was her father’s song.
The memes quickly rolled in with many pointing out the fact that the song is actually Lil Nas X’s with her father acting as a feature artist on the song’s remix.
“Girl wth is wrong w u,” one user wrote.
“This doesn’t sound like Achy Breaky Heart… Someone must be confused on Billy’s number 1 song,” another user said.
It looks like Miley did end up catching wind of the backlash and corrected herself in a subsequent tweet. “When your dad is #1 on iTunes with
@lilnasx ! @billyraycyrus,” she tweeted.
Peep some of the reactions below.