Back in December, following the tornado that struck Kentucky and other parts of the southeast, Louisville rapper Jack Harlow teamed up with Kentucky Fried Chicken to donate $250,000 to “relief efforts for those affected.” This not only kicked off a year-long partnership between the two Kentucky icons. It also led to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer declaring December 18th, 2021, as “Jack Harlow Day.”
Mayor Fischer honored Jack Harlow “for answering, once and for all, that what’s poppin’ is Louisville when it comes to talent that makes it bigger than big, but doesn’t forget the ‘home’ in hometown or homegrown. The rapper’s way with words and beats has earned him untold fans, chart-topping releases and an ability to give back in meaningful ways, and he does.” This donation with KFC seems to be just the first of many initiatives Jack Harlow will front to assist his hometown, and this honor is well-deserved.
Jack Harlow, most known for his solo track “WHATS POPPIN” and his collab with Lil Nas X on “INDUSTRY BABY,” is starting to assert himself among the stars of the southeast. Fresh off performances at Lollapalooza and BottleRock Napa Valley as well as being booked for the 2021 Bonnaroo that wasn’t meant to be, Harlow is now headlining Forecastle Festival in his native Louisville on May 27th, 2022. At Forecastle, Harlow shares headlining responsibilities with Tame Impala and Tyler, the Creator, proving that he has firmly arrived.
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