Jack Harlow hints at Dolly Parton collab
Jack Harlow has worked with everyone from Lil Nas X to Eminem, and he’s now eyeing a collaboration with the Queen of Country.
As he prepares for his sophomore album, the Louisville rapper has revealed he’s been talking to Dolly Parton’s team about recording a song.
“I wanna put her on some hard shit,” he said rolling stone.
It’s unclear if the Dolly collaboration will make their next album Go home, you miss the kidswhich arrives on May 6.
Harlow is particular about his collaborations and admits he’s hesitant to accept features on pop songs. “You won’t believe what I turned down, because this pocket we have right now is fragile, man,” he said. “I turned down so much bullshit it would have been a big bag.”
As he keeps tabs on guest stars, he opened up about the direction of his next album. “My new shit is much more serious. My message right now is to let the muh’fu**ers know that I love hip-hop and am one of the best of my generation,” he said. “You can’t do this nonchalantly, like, ‘Eeey, I got the female dogs,’ smartly over and over again. I gotta dig deeper this time.
He pushes himself to be the best. “I want to be the face of my shit, like the face of my generation, for the next 10 years,” he added. “We need more people in my generation who are trying to be the best, and you can’t do that with just ear candy, ambient records. You have to go out swinging sometimes.
Elsewhere in the interview, Harlow touched on 2020’s “What’s Poppin'” remix featuring Tory Lanez and DaBaby. He faced pressure to remove the rappers from the song after DaBaby made homophobic remarks at Rolling Loud and Lanez was accused of shooting Megan Thee Stallion.
Asked about the controversy, he replies: “I know that I am a good person. My character, my integrity are very important to me. And I think I did such a good job that now I have to answer for the actions of others. It doesn’t feel right as a grown man to speak on behalf of other grown men all the time. . . . One thing is for sure, Megan got shot. And I wish her nothing but love and respect.