Jack Harlow Calls Himself “Hardest White Boy” Since Eminem
Between (allegedly) courting Dua Lipa and starring in an upcoming White Males Can’t Soar remake, rapper Jack Harlow’s glow-up is actual. Feeling fairly assured about himself, the Louisville native claims he’s “the toughest white boy” on the mic since Eminem on his new tune, “They Don’t Love It.”
Rapping over a soulful beat from Hollywood Cole, Harlow spits, “Ya boy’s strivin’ to be probably the most dominant ever/ The toughest white boy for the reason that one who rapped about vomit and sweaters/ And maintain the feedback ’trigger I promise you I’m truthfully higher than whoever got here to your head proper then.”
In fact, the second line is a reference to Em’s traditional “Lose Your self,” when he famously raps, “His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy/ There’s vomit on his sweater already, mother’s spaghetti.”
It’s price noting that Harlow beforehand advised Pitchfork that he thought Eminem is “catching a variety of slander from the brand new technology” and added that he considers the Detroit rapper an “icon.” Harlow additionally recalled watching 8 Mile whereas he was rising up, so the reference is probably going extra of a tribute than anything. In 2021, he collaborated with Em on the latter’s “Killer (Remix).”
“They Don’t Love It” seems on Harlow’s new challenge, Jackman, which he dropped on April twenty eighth after asserting it two days earlier than. It’s the follow-up to final yr’s Come Residence the Children Miss You.