Lil Yachty Says Drake Wrote His ‘Churchill Downs’ Verse in Just 11 Minutes

Lil Yachty claims Drake told him he wrote his verse to Jack Harlow’s “Churchill Downs” in just 11 minutes.

Lil Yachty says Drake told him he recorded his verse to Jack Harlow’s song “Churchill Downs” in just 11 minutes. The single is included on Harlow’s latest album, Come home, the kids miss youand many Drake fans think it’s some of his best work in years.

Yachty revealed the detail during an interview with DJ Akademiks for the Off The Record Podcast. He explained that the Toronto rapper wrote the entire verse right in front of Harlow while they were on a trip together “out there in the islands.”

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While the song garnered widespread praise, PETA called out Harlow and Drake for their support of the Kentucky Derby and asked them to pledge their profits from the song to help racehorses. In a music video for the song, the two rappers can be seen hanging out at the Kentucky Derby.

After the event, Harlow said The 85 South Comedy Show that Drake made him lose money by choosing the wrong horses.

“I just told Drake I would bet what he bets, so I copied him,” Harlow explained.

Either way, he still had a great time: there’s no price to pay for meeting someone who taught you how to do it, and being like, ‘Yo, you you dope.’

Come home, the kids miss you was released in May with additional features from Pharrell, Justin Timberlake and Lil Wayne. The project debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200, moving 113,000 album-equivalent units. Other singles include “First Class” and “Nail Tech”.

Check out Yachty’s appearance on the Off The Record Podcast below.


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