Jack Harlow is heating up the scene with hits such as ‘What’s Poppin’ and chart-topping Lil Nas X collaboration ‘Industry Baby.’
But he’s making clear that he’s aware of the privilege afforded to him as a caucasian male navigating the Hip-Hop landscape.
His words below…
Speaking with British GQ, 23-year-old Harlow said of his outlook:
“I have serious imposter syndrome the whole way through. And then you have to bounce with it and you feel like you are totally where you are supposed to be. Moments of self-doubt combined with moments of I am who I think I am.”
He went on to specifically say of his race:
“I think what has worked for me is that my music has never been about the fact that I am white. I don’t try to lean into the, ‘Hey, I’m the white boy.’ I try not to make it a novelty. I rap from the heart, rather than trying to do a white version of the art form.”
With that, what are…