Okay, we have to admit that here at Membase we’re a little obsessed with “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, but how could you not be? The song is a frickin’ bop that went from Tik Tok viral sensation to having well over 78 million streams on Spotify.
And if you, like many people, have no clue in hell what the lyrics are saying or are curious about what they actually mean, we’ve got you covered with the video below. Enjoy!
It can get old really fast hearing the same pop songs over and over on the radio. That’s why we really appreciate geniuses like Shakespeare Lyrics, a Twitter account dedicated to translating pop songs into Shakespearean slang for the cultured and classy. We’re sad to report that this Twitter account no longer exists, unfortunately. It’s a tragedy, really.
As we bid a sad farewell to Spongebob creator Stephen Hillenburg, people are looking back at all the ways the iconic kids’ show has influenced pop culture. We bet you’d never guess that rap music was one of those ways.
Genius, a site that allows users to look up interpretations of music and other art forms, tweeted a list of rap lyrics that reference our yellow friend and his pals.