Lil Nas X drops 'Rodeo' remix featuring Nas, after teasing song at Grammys
Now all we need is Medium Nas to join in on the fun.
The “Old Town Road” rapper (and now Grammy winner) released a remix of his song “Rodeo,” which first featured Cardi B and appeared on his 7 EP. The remix features Nas and was teased during their performance at the Grammys on Sunday night.
Lil Nas also tweeted Sunday night that the track was coming soon, writing “BIG NAS & LIL NAS TONIGHT!”
Dubbing them the “Old Town Road All-Stars,” Lil Nas brought out the calvary for his Grammys performance of the hit song, featuring a surprise appearance from Nas, as well as Billy Ray Cyrus (who appeared on the original remix), BTS, Diplo, and teen yodeler Mason Ramsey. The group performed on a revolving stage, and toward the end, Nas shouted out late basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, along with eight others.
“Kobe we love you,” Nas said on stage.
This was Lil Nas’s first appearance at the Grammys. He nabbed Best Music Video and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance trophies for “Old Town Road (Remix),” and he also scored four other nominations, including for Best New Artist.
The 20-year-old broke records a year ago when “Old Town Road” held the longest run ever at No. 1 on the Billboard’s Hot 100, staying on the all-genre chart for 17 weeks in a row.
“It’s a continuation of beyond real moments. I’m super thankful and blessed,” Lil Nas told Jeremy Parsons and Janine Rubenstein at the EW/People Red Carpet Live: At the Grammy Awards ahead of the ceremony.
Nas, a 13-time Grammy nominee, released his 12th studio album Nasir in 2018, featuring the single “Cops Shot the Kid” with Kanye West. Although he has collaborated with numerous artists in the past few years, “Rodeo” is Nas’ highest-profile song as a featured artist in recent memory.
The song is available on streaming platforms now.