17 Best Jack Harlow Songs

Best Jack Harlow Songs

Jack Harlow has really made a name for himself in the last few years. With a fast flow and music containing non-typical subject matters, he’s found a fanbase with a surprisingly few number of songs. Below are the top Jack Harlow songs he’s released.

“What's Poppin” by Jack Harlow

What's Poppin by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2020

“What's Poppin” played an influential role in launching Jack Harlow's career after being released as the lead single from the EP Sweet Action. The song earned Jack Harlow a Grammy Nomination for Best Rap Performance.

Harlow sings about people who only want to know you when you’re successful and looks at his own experiences as a musician. The song became a huge hit on streaming platforms, amassing over 164 million views on Youtube alone. Several big-name artists, including Dababy, Tory Lanez, and Lil Wayne collaborated for an even more popular remix of the track.

“First Class” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2022

“First Class” is another exploration of Jack Harlow’s rapid rise to fame. The lyrics are boastful, making references to his wealth and the many women who want to be with him. Released as part of the Come Home The Kids Miss You album, “First Class” features a catchy chorus and samples Fergie’s hit song “Glamorous.”

The hit received a Song of the Summer award from the MTV VMAs. It also got nominated at the Grammys for Best Melodic Rap Performance, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song, and Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Song.

“Tyler Herro” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2020

Jack Harlow named this song after Tyler Herro, who plays shooting guard for the NBA team Miami Heat. The inspiration stems from Herro being a friend of Harlow’s. The two share several similarities, as the basketballer experienced an equally sudden rise to the top.

Despite the name, Jack Harlow focuses on calling out his haters and rivals, talking about how he is self-built and did not listen to anyone that told him he wouldn't make it. Still, Harlow does pay tribute to Herro and even reveals to the listener that he has a core group of new friends. Ironically, Harlow filmed the video in the home of Lou Williams, a player for the Atlanta Hawks.

“Nail Tech” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2022

“Nail Tech” was released as part of his hit album, Come Home The Kids Miss You. The song features Jack Harlow's go-to laid-back flow to a beat made by 2forwOyNE.

As with many of his tracks, the lyrics center on Harlow’s newfound successes. The title is derived from the song’s first line, which suggests he may have a relationship with his nail tech that’s much more than professional.

His lyrics are somewhat bittersweet, as he notes how many people pretend to be his friend. Perhaps reflecting that, Harlow’s lyrics stress that he prioritizes family and friends over showing off on Instagram.

“Industry Baby” by Lil Nas X feat Jack Harlow

Industry Baby by Lil Nas X feat Jack Harlow

Song year: 2021

With “Industry Baby,” Harlow went viral on Tiktok and Instagram and finally got nominated for a Grammy award. Apart from the song's lyrical flow, the chemistry between Harlow and Lil Nas X has created a beautiful friendship.

The song revolves around the impact Lil Nas X has had on the music industry and touches on the rapper's sexuality. Its accompanying video features a mock trial parodying the Satan Shoes Court case. “Industry Baby” has an energetic bounce, helping it claim the top spot in the Billboard 100.

“Already Best Friends” by Jack Harlow, Featuring Chris Brown

Song year: 2021

Jack Harlow duos with Chris Brown to rap about an encounter with two female friends that quickly turns romantic. The song acts like a conversation, moving through its various stages as Harlow makes moves on both of them.

“Already Best Friends” blends rap and R&B and was released under the album That's What They All Say. While it didn’t receive any awards or nominations, it was still certified Platinum in the US and hit number 13 on Billboard’s Rhythmic airplay chart.

“Churchill Downs” by Jack Harlow, Featuring Drake

Song year: 2022

Named after the iconic racecourse, “Churchill Downs” was released on the album Come Home the Kids Miss You. In this song, Jack Harlow speaks about how people didn't believe in him or think he would make it big. Harlow chimes that he ought to be humble but hasn’t unlearned the habit of boasting. He reminds listeners that his hard work and sacrifice have led to sold-out shows and collaborations with big-name stars.

Drake’s contribution to the song reveals his abandonment issues, claiming he's seeking therapy, and also references a feud with Pusha T. Appropriately given the name, Harlow recorded the accompanying music video at the 2022 Kentucky Derby.

“SUVs” by Jack Harlow and Pooh Shiesty

Song year: 2021

Harlow collaborated with Pooh Shiesty for this grimier take on the rapper’s typically swaggering style. As with several of his records, Harlow draws attention to the doubts many had about his prospects in the music industry. He reminds listeners that his boasts always turn true and that he’s racking up money. In the process, he lists several examples of his wealth, from eating filet mignon to living in a penthouse.

While the collaboration was unexpected, the two rappers blend their distinct styles in a production that features 808s and percussion. The track was certified gold and charted at number 67 on the Billboard 100.

“Way Out” by Jack Harlow, Featuring Big Sean

Way Out by Jack Harlow, Featuring Big Sean

Song year: 2020

“Way Out” features a trap beat made by JetsonMade. The track is a collaboration between Harlow and Big Sean, who both boast about being big names in the music industry. Harlow, in particular, raps about his lucrative live shows and how he doesn’t have to worry about checking the bill when dining out with friends.

The song appeared on the album, That's What They All Say and charted at 76 on the US Billboard Hot 100. While it didn’t chart high, “Way Out” still went Platinum after selling a million certified units.

“Dua Lipa” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2022

“Dua Lipa” is a song by Jack Harlow released under the album Come Home The Kids Miss You. Inspired by the Albanian-British pop star of the same name, Harlow raps about his desire to have a relationship with the musician.

In the song, he highlights his growing physique and how his trainer has helped him. He also references the NBA team, the Dallas Mavericks, and its superstar “Luka Doncic.”

Harlow revealed in an interview that Dua Lipa listened to the track before giving her permission to publish the song – and that he would have kept it under wraps had she not approved.

“I Won” by 24k Gold, Jack Harlow, and Ty Dolla $ign

Song year: 2021

“I Won” is a collaboration between 24k Gold, Jack Harlow, and Ty Dolla $ign for the soundtrack to the movie F9.

Harlow and 24k Gold rap about their thriving musical careers and luxury living – fittingly including verses about fast cars. In contrast, Ty Dolla $ign talks about the financial security his mother now enjoys, thanks to his success. The music video features the trio edited into several action shots from the blockbuster film.

“Route 66” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2021

“Route 66” belongs to Harlow’s debut album That's What They All Say. Produced by Jeetson, it features contributions from fellow Kentuckian EST Gee. The song is filled with references to Harlow’s home state, though he’s quick to tell listeners that his style is nothing like the Dixie Chicks.

The video offers an interesting twist on one of the most enduring symbols of Americana, Route 66. Rather than focus on its famous landmarks, Harlow takes listeners on a journey through his hometown, Louisville, Kentucky.

“The Face of My City” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2020

Harlow collaborated with renowned rapper Lil Baby for “Face of My City,” another track from his debut album That's What They All Say.

Accompanied by a smooth beat, Harlow and Lil Baby rap about where they are from and reflect on their rise to fame. Harlow represents Louisville, Kentucky, while Lil Baby talks about Atlanta, Georgia.

“Keep It Light” by Jack Harlow

Keep It Light by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2020

Jack Harlow released “Keep It Light” on his album. That's What They All Say. The Kentuckian rapper looks back on his rapid rise to fame, noting he now embodies everything he had dreamed of being as a kid.

While Harlow is known for his boastful lyrics, “Keep It Light” offers a glimpse of humility. Harlow insists he tries to keep things humble and even reveals he’s not entirely comfortable with the praise he gets from those he grew up with. Later on, the rapper shifts the tone even further with a message to appreciate what you’ve achieved and value the happiness you bring to others.

“Ghost” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2019

“Ghost” serves as the opening song to Harlow’s album, Confetti. Like many of his tracks, Harlow references his hometown of Louisville and his growing confidence that he’s made it in the music industry. Despite his boastful lyrics, Harlow also offers a relatable touch with verses that suggest he’s being ghosted by a woman for seemingly no reason. 

“Hey Big Head” by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2020

“Hey Big Head,” which appeared in the EP Sweet Action, possesses an aggressive tone that adds to the song’s punchy energy.

The lyrics showcase Harlow’s imaginative wit and veer into the irreverent at times. At various stages, the rapper references Chex Mix, Destin, and Craigslist, while spitting out verses about a girl he is seemingly blowing hot and cold over.

“Side Piece” by Jack Harlow

Side Piece by Jack Harlow

Song year: 2022

In this track, Jack Harlow samples Snoop Dog’s track “Beautiful” and raps about a girl he’s seeing behind his partner’s back. The record has a more somber sound, reflecting the jaded undertones of Harlow’s lyrics.

He seems to be tired of his actions, going so far as to wonder if he needs to take up a hobby instead of having meetups in hotels. The record includes multiple namedrops, including Future, MAVI, and DeJ Loaf – whom Harlow even imitates.

Top Jack Harlow Songs, Final Thoughts

It takes work to pick one of Jack Harlow's songs as a favorite as he continues to create hit after hit. Even before his rise to fame, Harlow had built up an adoring fan base that showed he would someday become an industry giant. Still, with this list, you have plenty to choose from for your next playlist.

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