In May, cowboy rapper Lil Nas X visited an elementary school in Ohio to play his ubiquitous hit “Old Town Road” for an audience of fifth graders.
Video of the performance went viral, and not just because everything the guy does goes viral: These kids went fucking bonkers.
Screaming. Headbanging. Bouncing uncontrollably. One little dude looked as if he’d caught the Holy Spirit and his skeleton was about to dance right out of his body.
On the one hand, the reaction wasn’t surprising. It’s everyone’s favorite song right now, and it’s about riding horses. Of course grade schoolers are going to be crazy for it. But the fact that they knew every single damn