Oklahoma’s very own Toby Keith isn’t exactly an enigma wrapped in a shadow, but there are some things about him you should know. Here are 10 things you may not have known about Toby Keith.
‘The angry american’
One of Toby Keith’s biggest hits, “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American),” didn’t come without its controversy.
It only took the guy 20 minutes to write, which is pretty awesome especially when you consider all the accolades — and criticism — it received.
It is a certified platinum single, having sold more than 1.5 million digital copies alone. But that didn’t stop the Dixie Chicks from slamming the song, claiming it is “ignorant, and it makes country music sound ignorant.”