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27 April 2023

Jack Harlow Announces New Album ‘Jackman’

Jack Harlow New Album Jackman
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Louisville rapper Jack Harlow will release his third studio album this Friday, 28 April through Generation Now/Atlantic. Titled Jackman after his given name, the album is his follow-up to Come Home the Kids Miss You, which was released last year. That album featured the singles Nail Tech and First Class, both of which went platinum. “First Class” debuted at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and was Harlow’s first No. 1 single.

Taking to Instagram to share the news, Harlow posted an album cover to his feed, however, there has been no additional information on the album. Features nor a tracklist have been made available. However, if Jackman is anything like his last album, which features guest verses from legends like Pharrell, Drake, Lil Wayne and Justin Timberlake, fans will be in for yet another major hit.

Next month, Harlow will make his acting debut in a rebooted version of the 1992 film White Men Can’t Jump, with the rapper reprising Woody Harrelson’s original role as Jeremy. has been joined by American Soul and The Breaks actor Sinqua Walls to play the character Kamal.

The new film focuses on Jeremy and Kamal, two excellent basketball players, who downplay their talent on the court during street matches in order to con several other ballers out of their betting money. The project will be directed by Charles Kidd II and has been written by Kenya Barris, the creator of Black-ish. White Men Can’t Jump is set to be released on 19 May on Hulu and Disney+.

Harlow’s feature in the film was announced in March last year. He is a tremendous basketball fan and played as a star player in 2022’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. In light of the new film, Rosie Perez, who starred in the original, said she has big wishes for the remake. She told NME: “I hope they get the chemistry back, the same chemistry [Harrelson, Snipes and I] had.”

Additionally, Harlow is set to be honored next week with a “Hometown Heroes” banner in Louisville. Previous recipients include boxer/activist Muhammad Ali, actress Jennifer Lawrence, baseball player Pee Wee Reese, Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harlan Sanders among many more.

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