Wrangler fans hit for the brand boycott about Lil Nas X collaboration

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Lil Nas X cashing in on a lucrative collaboration with Wrangler jeans in honor of his hit single “Old Town Road” – although fans of the rapper are rays Wrangler shoppers who have called for a boycott of the brand is about the design of the collaboration.

On 20 May, the all-American denim brand has a limited collection with the 20-year-old singer, the Taste of the Country reports. With graphic tees, a denim shirt, shorts, and jeans for both men and women, the clothes, and take the texts of the hit-remix, and Western-style elements. Items retail from $39 to $129, according to the product page.

Singer Lil Nas X performs on stage during Day 3 of the Stagecoach Music Festival on April 28, 2019 in Indio, California.
(Scott Dudelson/Getty Images for Stagecoach)

However, some opponents have stated that they will be afraid of the partnership, as a “true cowboys” would allegedly never listen to Lil Nas X, Page Six reports.

“That makes me not want to buy wrangler jeans more tbh, the cowboy spirit is nothing to be made fun of,” one Instagram commenter wrote, online.


“This is how you lose customers,” another agreed.

“Wrangler is my favorite pants, and you just had to ruin it with Old Road cracked.

Although representatives of Wrangler not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment on the story, they quickly shut down social media faultfinders.

“We have a long history of the use of the platform of the popular music to embrace a new generation of fans, while staying true to our Western heritage,” a spokesman said a critic.

Lil Nas X itself, struck in on the controversy.

“Y’all really boycott Wrangler?? Is the deep [?]” the artist wondered on Twitter on May 20.

Fans of the star, meanwhile, rushed to voice support for the star and his deal with Wrangler, the billing for the haters as “racist” for their perspective.

“Wrangler with Lil Nas-X and the racist crazy,” one Twitter commentator called. “Go buy all Wrangler Lil Nas X collab jeans can you people support diversity.”

“I actually bought my first pair of Wranglers ever after seeing this collab,” one offered.

“Do you bro. You can’t satisfy everyone,” another agreed.


In the meantime, it would not be the first time that Lil Nas-X is seemingly excluded from the country music community.

In March 2019, his viral hit “Old Town Road” caused a stir when the rap/country crossover, which debuted at which debuted at Number 19 on Billboard’s Hot Country chart, was hit on the charts, because it supposedly is not “country enough.”


Critics suggested that the rapper, who is black, was chosen because of his race and pointed out that crossover numbers are regularly recorded on the country charts.

Billboard fired back, stating that the decision to include the song on the country chart, “had absolutely nothing to do with the race of the artist.”

The song has led to dance videos and got a shout-out on social media of Justin Bieber. The Texas Tech basketball team posted a video of the team dancing on the song in the dressing room, and country singer Jake Owen tweeted the rapper, says he wanted to jam with him.

Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus, quickly jumped into the fray, lending his gritty sound on the melody that juxtaposes Western and cowboy themed images to a trap-style beat.


Now, the “Old Town Road” remix with Cyrus the crown on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the #1 spot. The remix has since been viewed more than 156 million times to date on YouTube, while the official music video, which fell on 17 May, has been viewed over 58 million times.

Fox News’ Julius Young and Bradford Betz contributed to this report.

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