FALSE Sounds - "Don't Pay For This, STEAL IT Mix Vol.1" feat. Inquisitive [PREVIEW ]

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"A preview to our upcoming "Don't Pay For This, STEAL IT Mix Vol.1" Featuring INQUISITIVE. 45:00 mins of HARD beating indie vocal filled screaming GrindHOUSE, GrindHOP & GrindCHOP!" - Release date: Sep 13, 2010
- FALSE SOUNDS

Video: Lupe Fiasco x Trae Tha Truth @ H.O.B L.A.

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Here we have some back and on-stage footage from Lupe's show @ the House of Blues in LA on May 2nd, where Trae Tha Truth joined him on stage....some porn chicks were in the building, too... - shouts to Jimmy Boi

Video: Lupe Fiasco - MTV Diary - Part 3

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It's finally here! The 3rd part of Lupe's MTV Diary! Click HERE to watch it!

In case you missed the other parts, you can watch Part 1 HERE and Part 2 HERE

VOTE NOW!!!

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The video for Janelle MonĂ¡e's Tightrope (Wondamix) [ft. Lupe Fiasco x B.o.B] peaked on #2 on the 106 & Park countdown. Click HERE to vote for it to get it to #1!

Want to be a part of FALSE Sounds?

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FALSE Sounds is looking for leftfield artists. Interested? Click HERE to send them your tracks and maybe you'll be a part of FALSE Sounds soon!

"FALSE Sounds is the independent home to the avant-garde, leftfield and straying sound. A shelter for up and coming artists that provoke the lines of the genre defying reality."

via FALSE

Lupe Fiasco - Go To Sleep (Dirty CDQ)

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As promised...
Enjoy!

UNKLE - The Runaway: Lupe’s Revenge (Lupe Fiasco vs UNKLE Reconstruction) [Radio Rip]

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Track #4 off UNKLE's upcoming The Answer EP

Happy Birthday to Nikki Jean!

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Go ahead and wish Nikki a happy birthday if you haven't done so already! Also, click HERE to sign up to get your Holiday card from Nikki for this year!

Lupe Fiasco set to headline Juice Jam [Syracuse, NY]

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Lupe is set to headline Syracuse University's Juice Jam on Sept. 12th 2010. The music festival will begin at noon at Skytop Field on South Campus. Passion Pit and the Super Mash Bros. are set to open the festival.

Tickets will be available online and at the Schine Box Office starting Thursday at 9 a.m. and will cost $10 with a valid Syracuse University or State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry student ID.

MGMT - The Kids Fucked Up (Death By Disco Remix)

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"All my remixing for Japanese Cartoon's "In The Belly Of The Beast" got me inspired... next Death By Disco Remixxx coming up: White Stripes - Seven Nation Army.... " - Le Messie

illRoots Profile: Lupe Fiasco's Trilly & Truly

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To follow up their profile with Ibn Jasper, illRoots caught up with Lupe Fiasco on set of the recent RSVP Gallery lookbook video shoot for Trilly & Truly’s Basic Info.

For the Spring/Summer run of merchandise, Lupe decided to stick with a simplistic theme that focused more around iconic imagery than complex design.

A true innovator in both fashion and music, Lupe goes in depth on his clothing line, how he separates the two and what he hopes people will take from it. - illRoots


Request Go To Sleep on your local Radio Stations!

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Pretty simple, just call up your local radio stations and tell them to play Go To Sleep!

Lupe Fiasco reacts to the Ground Zero Mosque Controversy

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Before performing at Dwyane Wade's Chicago Has Talent showcase, Lupe Fiasco sat down with Rolling Out and shared his thoughts on the Ground Zero mosque controversy.


RO: As a devout Muslim, how do you feel about the Ground Zero mosque controversy?

Lupe: I'm taking President Obama's stance. Everyone has the right to worship where they please, but you do have to question the wisdom of it when you look at the reaction that it caused. I'm Muslim, so I understand the importance of practicing the faith.

But that is something that is sensitive to Americans. I don't trust polls, but there was such an overwhelming sentiment that maybe it's not the best of idea. I think the people who are building it should take that under consideration.

Would they be setting themselves up for vandals? Because now it's become a target. But on the other side, I think it's a great opportunity because Islam is in the forefront. This mosque situation is a good chance to spread what Islam is really about.

People can give commentary on how much of a peaceful religion it is. I look at the situation as a win-win. Just by you talking to me about the controversy, I get to spread the fact that Islam is a wonderful religion. The majority of Muslims are not even in the Middle East.

The majority of Muslims are in South East Asia. The point of Islam is to promote peace. But there are a lot of emotions in New York. I've visited Ground Zero so I understand that it's a sensitive subject. - Click HERE to read more!

Spotted @ RapRadar

Pics: Lupe Fiasco @ D. Wade's Chicago Has Talent Showcase

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We had some footage of Lupe's performance @ D. Wade's Chicago Has Talent Showcase on here yesterday and now here are some pics.

More pics and an alternative video after the jump!

Video: Ill Will & Lupe Fiasco Freestyle Session [2006]

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DatKid dropped the link to this old footage in the shoutbox today and I don't think that I've seen this one before...some of you probably know it though...if not, check it now!

Contest: The #1 Lupe Fiasco Fan of the Month

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It's that time of the month again! You think you have what it takes to be named the #1 Lupe Fiasco Fan of the Month? Then click HERE to find out what you gotta do to prove it to us and send an e-mail to laserspromoteam@gmail.com

The deadline for submissions is September 5th. All people who already took part previously don't have to send in another mail, you're automatically takin' part again.

Video: Nikki Jean in your city?

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Nikki: Please message me and say: "I'd love to host you and you and your wonderful fans in my living room (or coffee shop, or church Basement..)"

Video: Lupe Fiasco Live @ D. Wade's Chicago Has Talent Showcase

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Lupe performed at Dwyane Wade's Chicago Has Talent Showcase yesterday and Jess was in the building and took this footage of him performing "Kick, Push" and "Superstar."

Lyrics: Lupe Fiasco - Go to Sleep

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First off, if you're interested, the Go to Sleep artwork was designed by Colin Snyder - you can follow him on Twitter. Yup! and..we got the Go to Sleep lyrics for you right HERE!

New Music: Diggy feat. Pharrell & Lupe Fiasco – Oh Yeah!

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A little preview of what you can expect from his Airborne mixtape which is dropping very soon!

(Prod. by Black The Beast & Omen)

New Music: Lupe Fiasco - Go to Sleep [Radio Rip]

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After the snippet now here's the full version of the first track off Lupe's Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album. Produced by 1500 or Nothin'.

UPDATE - All 3 verses - Download: Lupe Fiasco - Go to Sleep [Radio Rip] // Mediafire


The one with all 3 verses (above) skips due to the stream on the site messing up so if you want it without skipping, take the other version... - Lupe Fiasco - Go to Sleep [Radio Rip] (2 Verses) ...this should hold us over til the CDQ though...

B.o.B talks Lupe Fiasco x Atlantic Records

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In a recent interview Vibe asked B.o.B about Lupe's power struggle with Atlantic Records and if he can identify with this issue. Here's his answer:

"Definitely…it’s human nature. It’s not even about an artist versus label thing. You're always going to have some form of struggle when you're dealing with personal conflicts. But Lupe has had hit singles so it's not like he’s struggling in that sense. I think it’s all human nature."

Click HERE to read the full interview!

Details: Trae Tha Truth x Lupe Fiasco - "Bad Don't Seem So Wrong"

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The HoustonPress got to preview and review Trae's upcoming mixtape "Can't Ban Tha Truth" before its release. Here are some details about the collabo he did with Lupe:


"Bad Don't Seem So Wrong" features a hook taken from a song called "Private Affair" by an obscure 1970s rock band named Garfield. Lupe Fiasco delivers a monster verse.

The whole thing is an incredibly creepy song, crystallized when it gets to Trae's part, where a circling guitar accompanies each of his verses, building and building and building.

You know that part at the end of 28 Days Later where that guy snaps and starts killing all of those soldiers who were going to rape those two girls? That's exactly what Trae's verses feel like. - The full article can be found HERE

Catch Lupe Fiasco's "Go To Sleep" Tonight!

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Set your reminders! - And catch the stream HERE

Also gonna be played on a whole bunch of other stations
(e.g. Shade 45 - 8PM) - so just tune in!

#GoToSleep

On The Set: Japanese Cartoon - Heirplanes Video

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Here we have some pics from the set of Japanese Cartoon's Heirplanes video! The video was shot by 13th Witness and styled by Josh Madden. Pics come courtesy of TheReelSD - more after the jump!

Video: "Check The Rhyme" Trailer [feat. Lupe Fiasco]

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Check The Rhyme
is a feature length documentary on Hip-Hop's evolution and the struggle between artistic integrity vs. corporate greed.

Starring: Lupe Fiasco, Q-Tip, Chuck D, Erick Sermon, Buckshot, M.O.P., Ice-T, Pete Rock and many more. - Coming Spring 2011.

Video: Japanese Cartoon - Gasp [Fan Made]

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Props to @Graphmanpro who put this video together. He used parts of a public domain film, The Crooked Way (1949), and the song Gasp by Japanese Cartoon.

Custom FALSE x Japanese Cartoon button down shirts

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Custom hand-screened FALSE button down shirts for Wasalu “Double J” Jaco. Only for the stage. More pics can be found HERE

Nikki Jean is performing at The Delancey in New York

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Nikki checks in to tell us that her record is done! She will also be performing at The Delancey in New York tomorrow (August 18, 2010) - be there! Check the Flyer HERE.

Video: A tribute to Japanese Cartoon - Heirplanes

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Download mp3 HERE (right click, save as)

Japanese Cartoon interview w/ PlusSixFive

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plussixfive.com did a dope ass interview with Japanese Cartoon. They talked about how JC got together, music & the internet, the JC artwork, the FBA, the future of Japanese Cartoon and more. - Click HERE to read the interview!

Video: Trae Tha Truth gives back with Trae Day

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A few weeks back, Trae held his annual Trae Day event in Houston where he gave back to the kids, with school supplies, carnival rides, immunizations and music. Lupe and Buck were there to support as well, as were Gorilla Zoe, Jody Breeze, NBA star Stephen Jackson, adult-film star Pinky and Yo Gotti.

"This is one of the most beautiful individuals that I've come into contact in the music business," Lupe Fiasco said.

"He's a trusted friend, partner, family. Anything I can do to show support, especially something as beautiful as Trae Day and what it stands for — getting kids prepared to go back to school, immunizations, HIV testing — that's what I do. Any time I see somebody do that, I'm on it."

More on MTV

Now available: FALSE x Japanese Cartoon Tees & Crewnecks

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You can visit the Anti-Anti E-Store now to check out the brand new Japanese Cartoon / ITJOTLOD inspired FALSE items! Gonna purchase something?

Lupe Fiasco to be a judge for Chicago Has Talent

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Dwyane Wade is hosting his fourth annual Wade's World Weekend, which benefits local charities, in Chicago Aug. 19-21.

As a part of this he's also hosting "Chicago Has Talent," his second annual talent show, at Merle Reskin Theatre on Aug. 21.

Jaslene Gonzalez, Lupe Fiasco, R&B singer Jeremih and TV's Judge Mathis are the judges for the competition. Unfortunately the auditions are already over.

Trae Tha Truth reveals title of Lupe Fiasco Collabo

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Trae took to Twitter earlier today and revealed some of the track titles from his upcoming mixtape "Can't Ban The Truth." The track with Lupe is called "Bad Don't Seem So Wrong."

There's no specific release date yet but we'll keep you updated. If you're in Houston, there'll be a listening event on August 21st. Check the flyer HERE

LUPEND 2.0 Wallpaper

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LUPEND 2.0 launches in December! I hope y'all like the wallpaper...and just in case...make sure to follow us on Twitter!

Video: Jay Park - I'm Beamin' Remix

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Jay Park takes a stab at the I'm Beamin' instrumental, what y'all think?

Lupe Fiasco to perform @ Wake Forest University

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Lupe is set to perform at the Wake Forest University Homecoming 2010. He'll perform at the Winston-Salem Entertainment Sports Complex, more specifically, at the Coliseum Theatre in Winston-Salem, NC on October 8th 2010.

WFC Sudents can purchase advance tickets at the Benson Center. All tickets $35 at the door. Show starts at 8:00 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Tickets will also be available through Ticketmaster starting August 28th!

Def Sounds Album of the Decade: Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor

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The Def Sounds community had a voting going on over the last few weeks where people were able to vote for their favorite album of the decade. In the end, Lupe's Food & Liquor took the top spot. - Click HERE to read the article!

Japanese Cartoon interview w/ I-S

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The upbeat, multi-genre ensemble Japanese Cartoon, which includes the vocal stylings of Grammy Award-winning artist Lupe Fiasco (also known as Wasalu Muhammad Jaco) and the creative shenanigans of local producer Le Messie, aims to spread an anti-fear message about the freedom of self-expression.

I-S talks to the dynamic duo about the ideas behind the band and the monkhood inspiration for their debut album In the Jaws of the Lords of Death. Click HERE to read the interview!

Pre-order: UNKLE - The Answer EP [ft. Lupe Fiasco]

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The six song The Answer EP which includes two new songs, a collaboration with hip-hop prodigy Lupe Fiasco and a remix by original UNKLE member Tim Goldsworthy is now available for pre-order at unkle.com/shop in extremely limited quantities.

The Answer EP comes as limited edition 12" vinyl, limited edition CD and digitally. The only physical units available in the US will be via UNKLE's online merch store so order today before they're all gone! Out September 13th in the UK and digitally September 28th in the US.

The tracklisting can be found after the jump!

Grab Your Tickets to the North Coast Music Festival!

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If you live in the midwest, make sure you go to this festival, the line up is pretty impressive

The festival is from September 3rd to the 5th

Grab your tickets HERE

Japanese Cartoon guest blog on SLAMXHYPE

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Japanese Cartoon has a guest blog on SLAMXHYPE now!
Click HERE to check it out!

Japanese Cartoon interview with SlamxHype

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SlamxHype recently had a chance to sit down and do an interview with Le Messie and Lupe Fiasco about Japanese Cartoon. Read the Interview HERE

New Music: Lupe Fiasco - Go To Sleep (Snippet)

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A little sample from Food & Liquor II: TGARA...
produced by 1500 or Nothin!

Download HERE or HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco Live in Macau, China

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Thanks to Eric we finally also have some footage of Lupe's performance @ the Cotai Expo at THE VENETIAN Macao-Resort-Hotel in Macau, China [Aug. 5th 2010].

Above is a video of Lupe's performance of State Run Radio and below you can see him performing Scream (he also confirms that Scream is a track off of Lasers) and Daydreamin'.



More videos can be found HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco - "Stereo Sun" - Live in South Korea

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August 7th 2010 - Summer Week & T Festival - Gangneung, South Korea

Lupe Fiasco Store Updated (Re-Designed)

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The Lupe Fiasco Online Store has been re-designed and has a fresh new layout now. Looks better than ever! Also seems like they ship to every country now...try it out!

Click HERE to visit the store!

Video: Lupe Fiasco - "Scream" - Live in South Korea

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August 7th 2010 - Summer Week & T Festival - Gangneung, South Korea

INCREDIBLE!!! - More videos can be found HERE

More Pics: Lupe Fiasco @ Singfest 2010

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Aloysius Lim comes through with a few more incredible pics of Lupe's performance at Singfest in Singapore. - More after the jump!

Fan Art: Mina Kwon's "I'm Beamin'" Piece

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Created by Mina Kwon - Also check her WEBSITE/TUMBLR

Lupe Fiasco - I'm Beamin' x State Run Radio - Live in South Korea

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On August 6th Lupe joined Kanye on stage at the Summer Week & T Festival @ Naksan Beach in Gangneung, South Korea (Pics HERE, Video HERE) and on the 7th he performed his own set. Above you can see a part of his performance of I'm Beamin' and below is State Run Radio.


More clips can be found HERE

Kanye West x Lupe Fiasco - Touch The Sky - Live in South Korea

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Yesterday we got some pics, now here's a video of Kanye and Lupe performing Touch The Sky at the Summer Week & T Festival @ Naksan Beach in Gangneung, South Korea on August 6th 2010. Props to ck47

Sarah Green is back on Twitter!

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FNF's first lady is back on Twitter! You can follow her HERE


Throwback Lupe Fiasco interview - Talks Mixtapes, Jay-Z etc.

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From the mixtape "DJ Envy Presents: Chi-Town Guevara" comes this bonus footage of Lupe Fiasco speaking on the success of his Fahrenheit 1/15 mixtape series, his relationship with Jay-Z, and the meaning of the title of his debut album, "Food & Liquor". - DatKid

Pics: Lupe Fiasco joins Kanye West on Stage in South Korea

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Lupe joined Kanye on stage during his performance @ the Summer Week & T Festival in Gangneung, South Korea on August 6th 2010. 2nd pic after the jump! - Pics via Richard

Video: Lupe Fiasco - State Run Radio - Live @ Singfest 2010

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August 4th 2010 - SingFest 2010 - Singapore

Check out Lupe's performance of State Run Radio at the Singfest 2010 in Singapore!

Wallpaper: Lupe Fiasco

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Created by Brian Herrig

Video: Lupe Fiasco - Daydreamin' - Live @ Singfest 2010

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August 4th 2010 - SingFest 2010 - Singapore

Daydreamin' Live >>>

The #1 Lupe Fiasco Fan of the Month: August 2010

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Derrick (@He_Say_She_Say) won this month "The #1 Lupe Fiasco Fan of the Month" competition! Congrats! Wanna know why he was picked by us and TeamLasers? Well, just check what he wrote after the jump!

illRoots Profile: Ibn Jasper

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A name you may have heard or a face you may have seen, Ibn Jasper is one of those unique individuals that manages to always stay on top of things at his own pace.

Most known for his relationship with Kanye West, many people credit Ibn as one of the most talented barbers in the game. More than that however, Ibn definitely has his own approach and outlook on the day to day, and you'll probably catch him riding through the city on his skateboard or bike.

IllRoots caught up with Ibn in Los Angeles. He took them down Fairfax to some of the most well known street-wear shops in the country, including Diamond Supply Co. with Nick Diamonds. Learn more about Mr. Jasper and what makes him tick.

Japanese Cartoon in Singapore - Day 5

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Le Messie: "Day 5… The finale. After such a long week with so much going on in terms of directions and plannings for Japanese Cartoon and preparing for Lupe’s 1st “LIVE” show in Singapore the FFF team and Lu we’re undoubtedly all exhausted.

We pushed through switching Hotels for Lu in the early AM, to meet up with the band that just flew in 6 hrs before. Had a quick meet-up with Kanye in the lobby who was truly larger than life as expected...." - Click HERE to read more!

Video: Lupe Fiasco - Shining Down x All Sabotage Live @ Singfest

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August 4th 2010 - SingFest 2010 - Singapore

2 more clips of Lupe's performance @ Singfest in Singapore.
Shining Down above, All Sabotage below!

Japanese Cartoon in Singapore - Day 4

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Le Messie: "Day 4 was Singapore studio searching day. Yes, the band is contemplating doing the recording on the island of Singapore for the 2nd Album. Mostly for a different perspective on things but it would also make for a great DVD Documentary if we did put one together.."

Click HERE to read more!

Video: Lupe Fiasco - Live @ Singfest 2010

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Lupe performed @ SingFest in Singapore on August 4th, 2010. In the video above you can see his performance of Solar Midnite and in the one below The National Anthem.

Video LookBook: Lupe Fiasco - Trilly & Truly 2010 - Basic Info

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Trilly & Truly video lookbook for the 2010 collection titled Basic Info.

Shouts to RSVP Gallery

Pics: Lupe Fiasco @ Singfest 2010

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Lupe just hit the Singfest stage in Singapore a few hours ago. Tony Williams is at the festival, too...doing background vocals for Kanye together with JoiStaRR. He's updating his BLOG all day long and just posted those 2 pics of Lupe's performance. 2nd one after the jump!

New Music: Deron - "1&Only" [ft. Riva Flowz]

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New track by
Deron, featuring Riva, from the upcoming project “The Guestlist 2.″



Video: Lupe Fiasco - I'm Beamin' [Outtake]

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Here's a funny little outtake from the editing room of the I'm Beamin video shoot.

Pics: Lupe Fiasco @ Sup Clothing Store

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"Old time friend also international rap superstar Lupe Fiasco who was in town for SINGfest (South East Asia’s Premier LIVE Music Event) along with the good people from homegrown outfit FALSE dropped by and paid us a surprise visit at Sup Clothing store in Haji Lane despite the bad weather here to catch up over lost times."

Japanese Cartoon is about to start working on a Remix album of ITJOTLOD

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Nice! WE reported about a possible remix album a few days ago...now things are getting a little more concrete. Japanese Cartoon is about to start working on a Remix album of ITJOTLOD entitled "In The Belly Of The Beast" ...yup!

Mixtape: Wale - More About Nothing

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New Wale mixtape! Tracklist & Download link after the jump!

Japanese Cartoon in Singapore - Day 3

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Le Messie:
Day 3... but it feels like day 14.. jam packed days.. [doing Interviews with the press in Singapore for Japanese Cartoon] amazing energy.. amazing progression and brilliant reality building! Much in store for the future of the Japanese Cartoon.. Click HERE for more!