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'Rich Men North of Richmond' Artist Turns Down $8 Million From Stunned Music Execs,

• Zero Hedge

Nine days ago, Oliver Anthony's gritty coal country ballad "Rich Men North Of Richmondwas published on YouTube. The song has become the blue-collar political anthem for millions of Americans ahead of the 2024 presidential election cycle. 

On Thursday, Anthony revealed his real name is Christopher Anthony Lunsford. He said the viral response to the song blew him away and only anticipated it would get hundreds of thousands of views, not millions. As of Friday, the song ranks number one on iTunes