2019 American Music Awards

Lil Nas X Gives Obama an 'Old Town Road' Makeover in Honor of His Summer Playlist

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Lil Nas X performs onstage during Day 3 of the Stagecoach Music Festival on April 28, 2019 in Indio, Calif. 

In Lil Nas X's head, Barack Obama was wearing his holographic suit with fringed sleeves when he released his much-talked-about summer playlist this weekend.

Lil Nas X wore the shiny statement ensemble himself last month, when he shared a series of bathroom selfies to show it off. In celebration of Obama including "Old Town Road" on his playlist, the rapper edited one of his original photos with the former president's grinning face.   

He led into the picture, which he posted on Twitter on Sunday (Aug. 25), with a simple "obama said."

Take a look at Lil Nas X's edit below, and check out other artists' reactions to making Obama's list here.


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