LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Large things are heading down at Churchill Downs on Saturday — and not just the 148th Kentucky Derby.
Louisville rapper Jack Harlow is on web site filming a music video clip for his new song, “Churchill Downs.” Rap celebrity Drake, who is featured on the monitor, will sign up for Harlow this afternoon in the infield for the shoot, in accordance to a producer guiding the video clip.
The music is in Harlow’s next studio album, “Appear Household The Youngsters Miss You,” which was released Friday and boasts several major-name features, like Lil Wayne, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake.
Looking dapper in an iridescent white accommodate, Harlow took to the Derby red carpet Saturday with his parents and buddies, which include Louisville rappers The Homies.
“We had been so fired up to see the red carpet, and then Jack Harlow came out and we misplaced our minds,” said Susan Jones, a 26-yr-outdated spectator.
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Jones and her sister, Elizabeth, 31, had been between a handful of lucky lovers who happened to be in the proper put at the right time. As Harlow produced his way down the purple carpet, a digicam crew filmed admirers screaming their adoration for the chart-topping 26-12 months-aged rapper.
Jayden Goodwin and Elizabeth Toohey sprinted to the pink carpet when they obtained term that Harlow experienced arrived. The 20-12 months-aged faculty learners, who are both from Kentucky, mentioned they have been “shocked” they finished up in his new online video shoot.
“Hardly ever in a million decades would I have considered, ‘Oh, I am going to the Derby, I’m going to see Jack and be in his songs video clip,” Toohey said.
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When Emily Bay, 31, arrived solo at the pink carpet Saturday, she was hoping to see Janet Jackson. The Charlotte indigenous didn’t even know who Harlow is.
“I am like, ‘This is exciting!’ But I’ve virtually never ever heard of him,'” Bay stated.
The Los Angeles-based mostly studio Pyscho Films is producing the video.
Churchill Downs isn’t really the only Louisville website stated in Harlow’s new album. Slugger Industry and the Kentucky Condition Reasonable get shoutouts from the Louisville native as perfectly.
Harlow had appeared the night just before at a pre-Derby bash at 21c Museum Hotel and is established to make an physical appearance Sunday at Guestroom Data.
This story might be updated.
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