Friday Aug 1
The Washington Post
Big Smo and his country rap a hick-hopa into the Birchmere
The microgenre that is country rap has a resurgence in popularity every so often-remember Bubba Sparxxx? Cowboy Troy? It usually gains a bit of media attention, makes some rap fans say, "hey, country isn't so bad," and has country fans thinking, hmmm, this rap stuff can be okay.
Despite hits, no radio love for country rap
When country artist Jason Aldean, left, rapped one of Colt Ford's songs, it turned into one of the biggest hits of Aldean's career.
Journal and Courier
Despite hits, no radio love yet for country rapDespite hits, no radio ...
Despite hits, no radio love yet for country rap It may be one thing for a country song to be remixed, but "rap" still faces a bias.
Despite Hits, No Radio Love Yet for Country Rap
In this Dec. 10, 2013 file photo, Big Smo, right, and Cowboy Troy present the award for album of the year at the American Country Awards at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, in Las Vegas.
Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
Despite hits, no radio love yet for country rap
When Jason Brown came to Nashville to start his career as the country artist Colt Ford, he couldn't find songwriters who would write for his singing style.