“Wal-Mart Kid” Releases Single Called “Famous”
Well it was inevitable, the newest viral sensation has now released his first song. Riding on the YouTube video that was viewed almost 18 million times, Mason Ramsey has had a heck of a rise to fame. He is no stranger to fame, in his hometown of Golconda, Illinois, he is referred to as "Little Hank". He was the winner of the 2016 Kentucky Opry Talent Search for performing "Your Cheatin Heart" and "Long Gone Lonesome Blues".
After going viral, Ramsey was invited on to the Ellen show where he was presented with a scholarship and an invite to the Grand Ole Opry as well. Now, the next step in his career is to release a song. The song "Famous" has already been viewed on YouTube over 10 millions times and was written by Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard, along with Corey Crowder, Sarah Buxton, and Canaan Smith. On May 12, it will debut on Billboard's Hot Country Songs at No.4 and sit in the middle at No. 62 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Heck of a ride for a kid that is only 11 years old. When I was 11, I was still sleeping in my school clothes so I could sleep later in the mornings before the bus came.