Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Billy Ray Cyrus Took Advice From Miley for ‘Achy Breaky 2′ Video

Billy Ray Cyrus
Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Billy Ray Cyrus is enjoying all of the buzz around his reprise of his biggest hit, the outside-the-lines ‘Achy Breaky 2,’ which comes complete with rap video.

“Hey, sometimes you’ve gotta do things just for the fun of it! And sometimes it’s not that you gotta do it, it just happens,” Cyrus tells Electric Barnyard, speaking of his decision to let hip-hop artist Buck 22 release the song — a remix of his classic. “He started, you know, working on this new remix and it just kinda evolved into one of those things that was fun.”

As the song sits far outside the confines of traditional country music, Cyrus has received some backlash from his longtime fans. But the ‘Achy Breaky Heart’ star actually got advice — and a thumbs up — from his daughter Miley, who is no stranger to media controversy herself.

“Recently, Miley had said to me, ‘If the world says go left, go right,’” Cyrus relates. “And I looked at her and I said, ‘You know what? I’m going to take your advice on that.’”

“This reminds me of the reason why I bought a guitar and started a band,” adds the 52-year-old country singer. “I’m a singer/songwriter and I got some music to make. There’s no rules, no limits. I’m just a dude that loves to make music.”

Buck 22 and Cyrus’ ‘Achy Breaky 2′ was just unleashed online on Tuesday (Feb. 11), and the video is already up to almost 5.5 million views on YouTube.

Next: What Did Billy Ray Think of Miley's VMAs Performance?

Watch Buck 22 and Billy Ray Cyrus in ‘Achy Breaky 2′

More From Blake FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1023blakefm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 102.3 Blake FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 102.3 Blake FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!