This Musician’s Parody of “Old Town Road” Nails Life Without Childcare

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If lockdown has left you wondering when schools will reopen and with a newfound appreciation for teachers and childcare providers, you’re not alone. Musician Chris Mann understands the struggle and created a parody of Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” to talk about. Now, the highly relatable video is going viral.

Mann, 37, talks about dealing with like in quarantine without childcare through the entirety of the parody, which is titled “Daycare Closed.” The video starts with his 2-year-old son, Hugo, waking him up and a short while later announcing he’s hungry and wants a snack. “Is it bedtime yet?” Mann asks, later singing in the hook, “I gotta play all day cause the daycare closed. I’m gonna cry till I can’t no more.”

At other points in the video Mann, who was a finalist for season two of “The Voice,”…

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