Brandy gives Jack Harlow a history lesson on her legacy by updating his own song
Weeks after the rising rapper raised eyebrows by not recognizing Brandy’s voice on her song “Angel in Disguise,” the acclaimed R&B singer is firing back with a freestyle rap over his own No. 1 single, “First Class.”
As former Black Eyed Peas member Fergie spells out “G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S” in the background of the short song, Brandy re-coronates herself the queen, educating younger fans of her lasting impact on music.
“Painting pictures, Cinderella scriptures, but that don’t mean jack in the streets / Jack of all trades, now I’m here jacking for beats / ‘Queens’ canceled, but you can never cancel the queen,” she raps on the song, which went up on SoundCloud Wednesday.
The back-and-forth drama started earlier this month during Harlow’s appearance on “Ebro in the Morning” when the Hot 97 radio host quizzed Harlow on his musical knowledge.
Harlow sat in a stupefied silence while “Angel in Disguise” played, and after the host hinted to him that her brother “had an amazing sex tape” (with Kim Kardashian) and made a lot of people famous, Harlow asked, “Who’s Ray J’s sister?”
After a clip of rapper Jack Harlow not recognizing ‘Angel in Disguise’ by Brandy went viral, the influential R&B star quipped, ‘I will murk this dude in a rap.’
Brandy caught wind of the exchange on Twitter several days later, playfully hinting that a response was on the way.
“I will murk this dude in rap at 43 on his own beats and then sing [his] ass to sleep,” she quipped.
Harlow hasn’t yet responded to the track (or Brandy’s tweets). Meanwhile, Fergie hasn’t said a word about either song, including Harlow’s “First Class,” which features the “Glamorous” sample that Brandy used in her track. But Harlow recently revealed on a red carpet that he had heard Fergie “loved it.”
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