Lil Pump, hip-hop’s youngest flexer, returns with more get-hyped tracks on his sophomore album, Harverd Dropout.
The 18-year-old rapper, who recently dropped several racks on an episode of Sneaker Shopping, has been teasing his upcoming project for almost two years after his self-titled debut came out in 2017. After famously tweeting, “I really did drop out of Harvard to save the rap game,” he began to troll people into believing he actually attended at some point. In two viral instances, Pump shared a photo of him claiming he was a graduate from Harvard Medical School. In another, he was posted in front of the Harvard Business School sign.
It created a lot of anticipation for the project in 2018, which was set to release on his 18th birthday on Aug. 17, but was later pushed back to Sept. 14. While fans waited for the album, they were treated to new singles from Pump, who dropped tracks like “Esskeetit,” “Drug Addicts,” “Multi Millionaire” featuring Lil Uzi Vert, and “I Love It” with Kanye West. And despite his differences with J. Cole that year, their feud created a moment when they sat down for a discussion that bridged the gap between two different generations of hip-hop.
“That shit was crazy. It was fire as fuck. I never think that was going to happen,” he told Sneaker Shopping host Joe La Puma about "I Love It," which came together on his 18th birthday
Harverd Dropout features previously released singles “Racks on Racks” and “Butterfly Doors.” The latter track was subject to criticism for a lyric from Pump that included a racial slur. He later apologized for it.
You can stream Harverd Dropout below and grab it on iTunes here. The video for "Be Like Me" featuring Lil Wayne can be viewed up top.