For years, “I like everything except rap and country” was a common refrain among many close-minded music listeners. But in 2019, that tired trope has been flipped on its head, as two songs fusing those genres have stormed to the forefront of pop culture. Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road,” which blew up in March,…

via ‘My Heart Makes It Country.’ Blanco Brown Talks ‘The Git Up’ and the Fusion of Country and Rap — TIME