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Lil Nas has officially done it y’all!
The 20-year-old rapper has successfully passed Mariah Carey’s “One Sweet Day” and Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” and “Old Town Road” is now the longest running No. 1 single EVER. The track has spent seventeen straight weeks on Billboard Hot 100!
— chart data (@chartdata) July 29, 2019
We have to give credit where credit is due folks. The breakout star and self proclaimed internet troll, with some assumed help from his team, was very strategic about his approach to landing his name in the record books. Just when one might think his time in the spotlight was over he would come out with yet ANOTHER remix and the song continued to remain at the top. Though Li Nas was otherwise occupied taking care of, ahem, business (literally) when he heard the news, that didn’t stop him from sharing his excitement with his fans! Watch below: