Oct
19

No Really, Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever…” Is Not Country

October 19, 2012 - By Trigger  //  Down with Pop Country  //  51 Comments

The long running, incessant debate about what is country and what is not can get so bogged down in manusha and rehashed arguments that even I get tired of it. Where the situation has become exceptional though surrounds the Billboard Hot 100 Country Charts and their newly-implemented rules. The only entity that appears to be calling “We Are Never…” a country song, is Billboard.

Oct
19

Aaron Watson Fights Fire with Country Rap Fire on “Hey Y’all” Song

October 19, 2012 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  43 Comments

Texas Country music star Aaron Watson just released his 11th album Real Good Time on October 9th, and on the album the Amarillo native makes a good, healthy jab at the “country rap” phenomenon infecting country music’s airwaves. Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, and the rest of the laundry list country rap crowd are lampooned by a song that is so well written in the country rap vein…

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