Jack Harlow: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music's Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It's the same spirit - stripped-down sets, an intimate setting - just a different space.
Bobby Carter | March 3, 2021
Jack Harlow's Tiny Desk (home) concert feels like the arrival of a rap superstar. Tucked in a homey-looking space in Los Angeles surrounded by bookshelves and vintage furniture, the Louisville, Ky., emcee delivers a performance with the confidence of an old pro. His set, however, is the first time he's relied solely on live instrumentation to bring his songs to life. "It's been a long time since I had a chance to perform and I've never done it like this," he says.
This is a far stretch from the kid with loose curls and specs frolicing with his hometown friends, but his success should serve as a reminder of the importance of artist development. He's been able to slow cook for a few years, consistently dropping mixtapes and visuals until he landed a big hit last year in "WHATS POPPIN." That performance earned him a Grammy nomination ahead of his very impressive debut album, Thats What They All Say.
For this turn at the Tiny Desk, Harlow, his band and some background singers deliver a megamix of highlights from the album. The orchestration underscores his sentimental and introspective side on songs like "Same Guy" and "Funny Seeing You Here," but it also elevates the melody, which is the true hero here. Over the past few years, the 22-year-old rapper has steadily ticked the boxes for a successful career, and this showing undoubtedly checks the performer section.
SET LIST
"Rendezvous"
"21C / Delta"
"Funny Seeing You Here"
"Same Guy"
"Creme/ONCE MAY COMES"
"Whats Poppin"
MUSICIANS
Jack Harlow: vocals
O'Neil "Doctor O" Palmer: keys
Rico Nichols: drums
Joe Cleveland - bass
Rob Gueringer: guitar
Erik B: vocals
Chimera Patrice: vocals
Porcha Clay: vocals
CREDITS
Video: Ace Pro, Chadrick Fellers / WastedPotential, Donald Turner, Karis West, Kylie Hazzard
Audio: Nickie Jon Pabón, CJ Blair
Playback: Kenny Woods
Backline: Jonathan Castillo
TINY DESK TEAM
Producer: Bobby Carter
Video Producer: Morgan Noelle Smith
Audio Mastering: Josh Rogosin
Tiny Production Team: Bob Boilen, Kara Frame, Maia Stern
Executive Producer: Lauren Onkey
Senior VP, Programming: Anya Grundmann
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NPR Music 17 days ago
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Chaanak Ahmataza
Chaanak Ahmataza 12 days ago
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LincolnLogAdam
LincolnLogAdam 4 hours ago
This is definielty one of my favorite tiny desks.
Hoodrat Hippy
Hoodrat Hippy 20 hours ago
THAT BAND THO 🔥🔥🔥
Carlo Valera
Carlo Valera Day ago
Along with Ozuna's, I think this is the best Tiny Desk Concert ever.
Joel A
Joel A Day ago
This is What's Poppin... 😏 Anybody?? No just me then 😁 Ok, can someone please help me with this 17:06 and 17:36 melodies are from another song and I can't figure it out. What is it?? 😫
liberal J
liberal J Day ago
21c delta is groovy
Octavius Jackson
Octavius Jackson Day ago
He need to drop this version on tidal etc
Aria W
Aria W Day ago
THIS IS INSANE OMMMMMMMGGGGGG
joe9881
joe9881 Day ago
Heavy Mac Miller vibes I feel he has the potential to manifest that same soul and longevity that Mac had during his career! Dope performance fr!!!
dopeytone
dopeytone Day ago
this is my morning alarm, it always gets the day started right
Esther Ricky
Esther Ricky 2 days ago
wow, was not expecting this from Jack Harlow but this entire tiny desk was immaculate, the band, the vocals, Sheeeesh
Maddickss ;/
Maddickss ;/ 2 days ago
The homeless soybean worrisomely whine because salad overwhelmingly develop pro a honorable spark. dazzling, amuck distance
Christopher Reilly
Christopher Reilly 2 days ago
Jack Harloween? Whats your middle name?,........."O Lantern"?
Bianca Yates
Bianca Yates 3 days ago
Never been infatuated with an artist more than Jack his energy is everything!!!!
Ameer May
Ameer May 3 days ago
I give this a 12/10. The way he performed was good, the lyrics of he's songs was excellent, the band was straight fire. The transitions from song to song was fire🔥. Note this is my first time listening to Jack Harlow and its my opinion don't hate me 🇿🇦🙈❤️
The Real Martinez
The Real Martinez 3 days ago
KENDRIK LAMARS DRUMMER???
Melly sammy
Melly sammy 3 days ago
ive always liked how real and true he has been to everyone including himself!! better then his original songs!
mike pride
mike pride 3 days ago
What makes this performance a masterpiece is the band and background vocals with a fire artist.
mike pride
mike pride 3 days ago
Fire is not enough. Wow!
conglomeratehq
conglomeratehq 3 days ago
Jack's studio releases are great, but I had no idea. Very impressed.
JHazzardousW
JHazzardousW 3 days ago
This is so good and it should have way more views.
OfficiallyVia
OfficiallyVia 4 days ago
i need this version on Spotify plssssss
Danelle Klassen
Danelle Klassen 4 days ago
Not bad... Certainly not a bad vibe at all.... Will keep an eye out on this dude
Robert Pitts
Robert Pitts 4 days ago
This is beautiful Artistry at its finest. and the background singers are miraculous. they sound so beautiful just like angels. My God the flow of that band! You got it Jack! You come wit the total package!!! ♥️God bless!🙏🏿👏🏽👍🏼🏆🏅
Demetria Griffin
Demetria Griffin 4 days ago
This a WHOLE VIBBEEEEEEEE!!!!! Jack looking YUMMY AF ♥️
tattoofthesun
tattoofthesun 4 days ago
This pays DIRECT homage to Mac Miller’s shows
Dante H
Dante H 4 days ago
He gives off Mac Miller vibes and I’m here for it
Vino Matthew
Vino Matthew 4 days ago
Who else keeps coming back to this vid? Classic vid already geez🔥
David Palacios
David Palacios 5 days ago
So inspiring
ian_santillano
ian_santillano 5 days ago
The band is absolutely killlin!!!!!!!
Nafisa Heart
Nafisa Heart 5 days ago
I got massive J Cole vibes from this, love it!🥰
N Sneed
N Sneed 5 days ago
Band was unreal! He aight
superdudeman
superdudeman 5 days ago
bassist is bonkers.
Weed Spark
Weed Spark 5 days ago
When you the only white boy at YOUR own concert 🤣
Mel Gonzales
Mel Gonzales 5 days ago
Mad love to the bassist. No one hearing him on Same Guy??
ADDI
ADDI 5 days ago
I love how the band used another again by john legend in Rendezvous so dope!
Next Generation
Next Generation 5 days ago
The things I would do to hear sundown with a band like this
Ashlei .Caldwell
Ashlei .Caldwell 6 days ago
Whose behind his image and lyrics???? Becauseeeeeee I’m not believing it.
Ashlei .Caldwell
Ashlei .Caldwell 6 days ago
I definitely didn’t know this white boy was behind WHAT’S POPPING 🤔🤯
Christopher Long
Christopher Long 6 days ago
That electric guitar...sheesh!!!!
Michael Deutsch
Michael Deutsch 6 days ago
What a boss
Cee Jay
Cee Jay 6 days ago
I like some of the songs performed this way better 😍
Cee Jay
Cee Jay 6 days ago
My fav tiny desk honestly
Cee Jay
Cee Jay 6 days ago
This band tho ahhh I’m living
Cee Jay
Cee Jay 6 days ago
I watch this almost everyday
Dede queen
Dede queen 6 days ago
Things Jack Harlow did: THAT!!!
gls0076
gls0076 6 days ago
Such a fire groove and pocket on Creme into Once May Comes 🔥
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt 7 days ago
We want kelly Rowland
Ryan Willis
Ryan Willis 7 days ago
Bout to do hula with that girls loops. XD
Joko Boyama
Joko Boyama 7 days ago
That first song got that Another Again - John Legend it sounds like 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Kevin Portundo
Kevin Portundo 7 days ago
This changed my mind about him. Thanks Tiny Desk!
ALX 8721
ALX 8721 7 days ago
This is like mac Miller without the drugs.
Pinkmen Jey
Pinkmen Jey 7 days ago
@bruno sarkar 10:48 so that beat ain't trap?
Pinkmen Jey
Pinkmen Jey 7 days ago
From not ever even listening to a Jack Harlow song and exclusively knowing him for the commercial joint, "whats poppin" I am impressed This was nice for real Big ups
Raphael Abovian
Raphael Abovian 7 days ago
Reminds me of Mac Miller
HerkDylanJR Woods
HerkDylanJR Woods 7 days ago
The Guitarist Rob has insane licks
ty gritter
ty gritter 7 days ago
maddd mac vibes, keep killin' it
Jimenez_J
Jimenez_J 7 days ago
Masterpiece
Remon van Bergen
Remon van Bergen 7 days ago
He's wearing my grandma's old sofa
Adam
Adam 8 days ago
That was awesome!! But fkcu NPR the corrupt thieves that they are.
Kevin Fitzsimmons
Kevin Fitzsimmons 8 days ago
waka flaka O LET'S DO IT
namornalupta
namornalupta 8 days ago
band is fireeeee
David Chavez
David Chavez 8 days ago
THE NEW MAC MILLER
Carlin McDermott
Carlin McDermott 8 days ago
This is so good in a unexpected way
Eboni Ross
Eboni Ross 8 days ago
🌊🌊🌊🌊.
Eboni Ross
Eboni Ross 8 days ago
You got it.. 💯 Grand. ..🌹 Band🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 Beautiful ❤️ Thanks 👍😊
Eboni Ross
Eboni Ross 8 days ago
"I won't ask you " hmm 🤔 okay 🌞👑❤️ Nice sway.. Pure confidence.. 😳 Blessings lol can't just be letting Fluff slide 😂
Ryan Chacra
Ryan Chacra 8 days ago
YO let's take in this amazing band holy smokes! Harlow be snappin too no lie
Clinton
Clinton 8 days ago
"I'm signed to the gate keepers"🔥
Alexander
Alexander 9 days ago
I feel like 21c/delta was always meant to sound like this.
Isaiah Curiel Gomez
Isaiah Curiel Gomez 9 days ago
SOOOOOOOOO HARD🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
ThomasColtrain
ThomasColtrain 9 days ago
I've watched this almost as much as mac miller's
H R
H R 9 days ago
Well, "Whats Poppin" was fire. Well done.
mikaela chavez
mikaela chavez 9 days ago
homie looking like a bandaid
Sean Wan
Sean Wan 9 days ago
this guy thinks hes cool
Cassandra Cole
Cassandra Cole 9 days ago
Sheeeeeesh! That live band What’s Popping 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Error
Error 9 days ago
Ima need that 21C/Delta on Apple Music/Spotify.
Cassandra Cole
Cassandra Cole 9 days ago
This is amazing and the camera work for this is amazing too! There’s a couple angled shots that are just *chefs kiss*
glory osifo
glory osifo 9 days ago
amazinggggg
Jacks Muñiz
Jacks Muñiz 9 days ago
Feels like I’m in the club but I’m at home 😩🤧
Jacks Muñiz
Jacks Muñiz 9 days ago
Okay bvgssssssssss
Jacks Muñiz
Jacks Muñiz 9 days ago
The transitions are just crazy
Trinity Arias
Trinity Arias 9 days ago
that was the best thing ive ever experienced
Christina Cascadilla
Christina Cascadilla 9 days ago
Natalie Portman can rap better than this. Sounds like most of this is post-production.
Flack G Beats
Flack G Beats 9 days ago
Great content
L Z
L Z 10 days ago
creme and 21c delta go harddddddd omd
Michael Holdsclaw
Michael Holdsclaw 10 days ago
Don't jump on the wagon said this man was on fire.!😎
Bryson Luckett
Bryson Luckett 10 days ago
Once May Comes 🔥
Shane McCaffrey
Shane McCaffrey 10 days ago
we need felly on tiny desk!!!
Tolu Karunwi
Tolu Karunwi 10 days ago
this was FIRE
Tampa Cuban
Tampa Cuban 10 days ago
Love that band should of introduce the band
NDG TV
NDG TV 10 days ago
It's a vibe watching this right after watching his This is why I'm Hot freestyle 💯💯💯
Kiritimati Swan
Kiritimati Swan 10 days ago
mac miller has returned.
Malcolm Xavier
Malcolm Xavier 10 days ago
Bass player!!!!!!!
Malcolm Xavier
Malcolm Xavier 10 days ago
Same Guy is my joint. So glad he did that one
DJ St3rling
DJ St3rling 10 days ago
This is Jack's best work so far
Brennan Ruby
Brennan Ruby 10 days ago
My phone burned to ashes after the drummer started hittinf fills in whats poppin
Austin Hayburn
Austin Hayburn 10 days ago
21C/Delta is Drake level
Lifted Raven
Lifted Raven 10 days ago
the band ATE everything
Jesse Correia
Jesse Correia 11 days ago
Would have loved to hear keep it light on here
boby lee
boby lee 11 days ago
Those pants tough...
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