Rapper Jack Harlow is making a strong statement as he releases his third LP, Jackman, on Friday (April 29). The 25-year-old not only declared himself the “hardest white boy” in his song They Don’t Love It but also made a bold statement, proclaiming himself to be the best white rapper since Eminem.
Jack Harlow Calls ‘Himself Hardest White Boy’
Jack Harlow, 25 released his third LP, “Jackman”, on Friday (April 28). The newly released album follows his 2020 debut record, That’s What They All Say, and 2022’s follow-up, Come Home the Kids Miss You. In a song from the 10-track LP, They Don’t Love It, Harlow refers to himself as “the hardest white boy since Eminem”.
The lyrics read: “Ya boy’s strivin’ to be the most dominant ever/The hardest white boy since the one who rapped about vomit and sweaters.” Harlow, who thinks Eminem is an inspiration, was referring to his line in the 2002 Academy Award-winning track “Lose Yourself” when he said, “Who rapped about vomit and sweaters.”
Harlow Is Second Best After Eminem
Believe it or not, Jack Harlow surely believes that he is second best after Eminem. Without naming other prominent rappers, Jack Harlow challenged his opponents as he rapped, “And hold the comments ‘cause I promise you I’m honestly better than whoever came to your head right then.”
“They ain’t cut from the same thread like him/They don’t study, doin’ work to get ahead like him/They don’t toss and turn in the f****** bed like him,” he continued. Not only this, but Harlow proclaimed that he is the second-best white rapper, of course after Eminem.
Harlow may just have challenged some of the best rappers out there, including MGK, Marlon Craft, Millyz, and Action Bronson. But as far as his love goes for Eminem, the rapper has never hesitated to express the same.
In a previous interview, the Detroit rapper said that the Academy Award-winning rapper has been a huge influence while growing up. “I mean he is dope,” he said back then. He continued, “But also obviously…I remember when I was ten or eleven, I would wear a toboggan, hoodie, and headphones around my neck. ‘Cause I wanted to feel like him.”
Harlow discussed how his dream came true when he had a phone call with the “Rap God” in 2021 to discuss their collaboration single, “Killer”. And guess what, he did it. On May 28, 2021, he released a collab with Eminem and Cordae for the remix of Eminem’s 2020 hit. In the same year, Harlow also released, “Industry Baby”, a collaboration with Lil Nas X.