According to Lil Yachty, Drake only needed 11 minutes to write his verse for Jack Harlow‘s “Churchill Downs.” In an appearance on DJ Akademiks’ Off The Record podcast, Lil Boat said Drake wrote the verse while on vacation with Harlow.
“I actually talked to Drake about that verse,” Lil Yachty said on the podcast. “He said he did that sh*t in like 11 minutes. He said he did that in front of Jack. That verse, he told me that. …They did it when they were out in the islands.”
The Come Home The Kids Miss You track garnered attention for more than Drake’s bars. PETA called out Jack Harlow for glamorizing the sport of horse racing in the song, going so far as to issue a statement. The statement even challenged Harlow to pay for the care of neglected thoroughbreds.
“Jack Harlow’s glamorized portrayal of horse racing is missing the whips, drugs and death rampant in the industry,” PETA Vice President Kathy Guillermo said in the statement. “Profiting from the abuse of others is never acceptable, and PETA is calling on Jack Harlow to pony up and pay for the care of American Thoroughbreds who would otherwise be shipped to foreign slaughterhouses.”
Lil Yachty on Quality Control mates
Yachty’s appearance on DJ Akademiks’ podcast went beyond Drake. The QC artist spoke on his the rumored split between his label mates Migos.
“I don’t know… I haven’t seen them n***as in a long time,” Boat said of the breakup. He also discussed his lack of interest in a QC based tour, citing the musical differences between him and Lil Baby.
“I’m not going in front of Lil Baby, bro,” he said. “Motherf***ers gonna look at me crazy, ‘What the f**k ni**a, get off that stage.’ I’m not going in front of that ni**a at all… We are in such different lanes, if someone’s coming to see him, they are not tryna hear me. We are on two different ends of the spectrum.”
Written by Olan Bryant