Lupe Fiasco - "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album pt. 1" (Back Cover)


We had the
cover and the tracklist on here and now here's the back cover of the album, also all black and without a tracklist on it. Pre-order HERE

Tracklist: Lupe Fiasco - "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album pt. 1"


Here it is, the official tracklist for Lupe's upcoming album "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album pt. 1" ...peep it below!

Video: Nikki Jean @ Rockwood Music Hall

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Check out this little trailer for Nikki's free show at Rockwood Music Hall in New York on Sept. 5th. After this clip I really shouldn't have to tell you but you should be there if you can, she'll perform new tracks! - More infos HERE

Lecrae compares his song "Black Rose" to "Bitch Bad"


Assemble Mag recently intervied Lecrae and in the interview he talks about his song "Black Rose" (listen above) and compares it to Lupe's "Bitch Bad."

AM: One thing you’ve done effectively with your music is embrace themes of the confessional and the personal. Some things that are considered taboo in the church and you shed light on some of these things. A song that comes to mind is Black Rose. Who was that song for? Did You have a certain person in mind?

Lecrae: It was a community of people. A community of disenfranchised women who are frowned upon and who are not given love or care. It’s just really like taking a step back and looking at us from a different vantage point.

Like what Lupe just did with his most recent single. Look at how we see women. Look at how twisted our perception of women is and he flipped it on it’s head.

And that’s really one of the things I try to do is to try to flip a lot of these misconceptions on their head and try to look at from a different vantage point. With Black Rose it’s like look at these women that you talk about and you frown upon but no one is willing to reach out and give them a helping hand.

Check the full interview HERE

Lupe Fiasco’s summer a mixed Bag


Lupe wrote another article for the Chicago SunTimes, this time talking about his summer. - Read it HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks Chicago Rap Scene on Rap Attack


Lupe talks about Chicago Hip Hop, Rockie Fresh, Chief Keef and how he's scared of parts of the image Keef's portraying.

Video: Guy Sebastian talks about Battle Scars & Lupe Fiasco


Take40 interviewed Guy recently and he talked about "Battle Scars" and working with Lupe.

Lupe Fiasco's "How Dare You" back on for Sept. 11th Release!


According to iTunes "How Dare You" is back on the release schedule and will indeed drop on Sept. 11th as the 6th track off of Food & Liquor 2 part 1.

UPDATE: Song was removed from the site again so it probably won't drop anymore.

Lupe Fiasco to perform at YorkFest [Toronto]


On September 12th Lupe will perfom at YorkFest 2012 in Toronto.

More infos can be found HERE

Battle Scars is now available on iTunes!


Lupe Fiasco & Guy Sebastian's "Battle Scars" is now available for purchase worldwide, after topping the Australian iTunes chart at #1 and going Gold this past week!

Get it here on iTunes: Battle Scars and watch the video below!

Lupe Fiasco raps "Only Tupac is topping me Now" on new Track


Lupe did a Q&A session with RollingStone in which a few more details about Food & Liquor 2 part 1 were revealed including this line from the song "Put Em Up."

Q: On "Put Em Up," there's a line where you say, "Only Tupac is topping me now." What did you mean by that?

A: I think everyone sees Tupac as an inspiration. "Tupac Back" – I didn't write that song, Rick Ross and Meek Mill wrote that song. Everybody equates themselves to who they feel is the pioneer of their thing, whether it be folk singers that look back to Bob Dylan or reggae people who look back to Bob Marley.

These head figures that had a social and cultural pitch to them – not saying they were saints in any way, but within their genre they did something that transcended their genre. Everybody reveres Tupac. Tupac Shakur is a great man, a great figure, a great person. He's Martin Luther King status. The same admiration I have for Baldwin, I have for Tupac.

Read the full Q&A HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco interview w/ HardknockTV [Part 2]


Part 2 of Hardknock TV's interview with Lupe starts off with Nick Huff Barili asking Lupe if he has worked with any of the new generation artists like Kendrick Lamar and Blu on Food & Liquor 2.

Lupe responds that he wants to be a fan but not necessarily collaborate cause he doesn't want to taint his vision of them.

Nick continues by asking if Lupe feels he has to sneak in substance into music that plays in a commercial realm. Lupe not only answers that but also goes into misconceptions regarding his last album Lasers and says that the production on F&L 2 will be modern hip hop beats.

They also touch on the subjects of Lupe wanting to retire from the music industry and his interest in teaching, the All City Chess Club, CRS and the album he is going to put out with just Pharrell.

Kendrick Lamar shares Lupe's sentiments about Voting & The President


Kendrick says he doesn't vote, that the President doesn't have much power and that we're all puppets.

First SNDCLSH single "Tik Tok" to drop in 2 Weeks!


Lupe took to twitter last night and revealed that the first single off the SNDCLSH album "Don't Drop The Flag" is called "Tik Tok" and will drop in 2 weeks. Stay tuned!

Video: Guy Sebastian talks "Battle Scars"

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Check out this clip of Guy talking to NovaFM about Battle Scars and the video for the song. Battle Scars will be available world-wide via iTunes tomorrow!

Lupe Fiasco wanted Chester Bennington on Beautiful Lasers


WTF?!?! This would have been so epic! Lupe wanted to have Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on Beautiful Lasers. Check his
tweets below:

Lupe x LP fun fact: tried like hell to get Chester on "Beautiful Lasers"!!! Hahaha ...So listen to "Beautiful Lasers" again and in your mind take off MDMA and put Chester there...Awesome right?!? Yeah I know...tell me about it.

Battle Scars goes Gold in Australia!


Shortly before its US release and after debuting at #1 on the Australian charts last week, we can report that the song is still #1 and it's been certified Gold (over 35k copies sold) just 2 weeks after its release.

Congrats Guy and Lupe!

Lupe Fiasco to cause an even bigger stir w/ "Lamborghini Angels" Video?


After this huge discussion over the Bitch Bad video broke out over the last few days, especially caused through the
Spin article, Lupe just took to
Twitter and predicted that things might even get worse when the
Lamborghini Angels vid comes out:

Damn all this for #BitchBad...might have to to get the bulletproof vest out when #LamborghiniAngels video drops...

Based on the content of the track, the video could definitely be quite the shocker depending on how far they'll really take it. What do you think?

Lupe Fiasco's "Food & Liquor 2: TGARA part 1" to drop earlier in Australia & the UK


Today we have some international release dates. It looks like the album will drop 4 days earlier in Australia (same as Lasers did) on Sept. 21st. ...and one day earlier in the UK, on Sept. 24th.

Sources: CDOnline x HMV

Video: Justin Credible's Top 3 Leaks of the Week (starring Lupe Fiasco)

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Justin Credible and Lupe discuss their Top 3 Tracks of the Week.

Video: Lupe Fiasco interview w/ DJ Reflex

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Lupe stops by The Takeover with DJ Reflex at Power 106 LA and discusses his new album "Food and Liquor 2" and his future both musically and personally. Reflex also accuses Lupe of trying to steal his job.

Lupe Fiasco to headline Big Boy's Block Party

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The line-up for Big Boy's first annual Block Party has just been announced and it consists of Lupe, Big Sean, Earl Sweatshirt, Hit-Boy and Tayf3rd.

Big Boy's Block Party will take place on October 17, 2012 at the Hollywood Palladium in CA. Tickets will go on-sale today at 10am via LiveNation.

Video: 5 Things to Know about Food & Liquor 2 part 1


I somehow get the feeling that the sites who got to hear the album are all using the same style to talk about it. All giving a certain amount of things to know.

Above is Fuse's video of 5 things to know and then HERE they have 11 facts to know about it. Village Voice also has 8 facts HERE.

Video: Lupe Fiasco brings "Bitch Bad" to BET's 106 & Park!

Yesterday, Lupe went on 106 & Park as they premiered "Bitch Bad". Afterwards, he talks about why he feels its neccesary for songs of that nature to exist and the "controversial rapper" label that the media has given him.

Lupe Fiasco encourages the boycotting of Spin Magazine!


Spin Magazine recently wrote an article where they gave their opinion on "Bitch Bad" . In the article, they say that the song and its video are "mansplaining...half-baked conscious hip-pop...muddled, measly-mouthed missive...reckless social commentary...poorly thought-out grab for attention" and claim that Lupe has a "moronic lyrics-over-everything attitude".

Well, Lupe came across the article and he isn't too happy about it. He took to Twitter and encouraged the boycotting of Spin Magazine, stating:
Spin Magazine really be on #BitchBad is "half- baked conscious hip-hop" huh? I see why you call yourself "Spin" cuz that's all u do. To not like an artist soooo much you sure spend an awful lot of time cooking up eloquent garbage about him...stop's sad. Sensationalism and half-truth runs the media. Practice real journalism or put fold out boy band posters in your mag and call it a day.

Yeah I think a #SpinMagazineBoycott may be in order...sick of the foolishness.So yeah now you have my undivided and unshakable attention #BoycottSpinMagazine "All that I can stands and I can't stands no more"...

It is there opinion...I agree...and my opinion is #BoycottSpinMagazine So I guess we're even...tshirts coming soon. My dignity and my respect for my art is of more value than a few visits to your website and your measly cover price. Tonight I'm dedicating Radiohead's "Just" to the slow and messy demise of #BoycottSpinMagazine... "You did it to yourself." - Love Thom!
#BoycottSpinMagazine immediately got an overwhelming amount of support from fans and eventually trended in the US. What do you think of Spin Magazine's analysis of "Bitch Bad"? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!

Lupe Fiasco to appear on 106 & Park Tonight


Lupe will be on BET's 106 & Park in less than an hour to present his new video "Bitch Bad." Make sure you tune in at 6pm EST.

Lamborghini Angels debuts on the Billboard Hot 100

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Lamborghini Angels made its debut on the Billboard Hot 100 this week at position 92, that's mainly cause of the 40k digital sales which also makes it #38 on the Digital Song charts.

Hip Hop Wired previews Food & Liquor 2


Yesterday a listening session for Food & Liquor 2 part 1 went down in NYC and today Kaz from HipHopWired shares 8 Things You Need to Know about the Album and the name of Lupe's final album for Atlantic, "Skulls".

Rejoice, Lupe fans. The kid who made Food & Liquor & The Cool never fell off. The Great American Rap Album Part 1 is a reminder that no matter what he does outside of the booth, inside of it he is in a rare class of his own.

Lyrically, Lupe rises even higher than expected. Sonically, the established chemistry he's made with Soundtrakk over the years is apparent. The sequel to this album, which he says is already 85% finished, is said to be out in late 2012 or 2013 and he feels it is better.

Read it all HERE

Pre-Order Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part 1 + Album Cover!


After some
speculation, it seems that the artwork for Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Part 1 is indeed all black everything!

The album will be available everywhere on September 25th, but you can click HERE to pre-order the album which includes the options of buying the physical CD or a Deluxe/Regular digital version, with free shipping for all purchases.

Click HERE to pre-order through Amazon!

Video: Lupe Fiasco discusses "Bitch Bad" with Sway, DJ Envy and more!


After debuting the video for "Bitch Bad" on RapFix Live, Lupe sat down with Sway, Frannie Kelley, Sophia Marie, DJ Envy, Nadeska Alexis, and Jamilah Lemieux to discuss the video and its message. They debate the power, or lack thereof, that the word bitch has within modern society. The conversation continues after the jump!

Video: Lupe Fiasco - Bitch Bad


Check out Lupe's new video directed by Gil Green and the website to go along with it.

In case you haven't yet, purchase the song HERE

Stream: Lupe Fiasco premieres "Bitch Bad" video on RapFix Live


Video premiere and discussion starting in a few minutes.

Update: Watch the video HERE now.

Lupe Fiasco intends to start a conversation with the "Bitch Bad" video!


The above picture of a woman applying black makeup onto her face is a still-shot from the upcoming Gil Green directed video for "Bitch Bad". With the music video's premiere only a few hours away, Lupe said of the clip, "Whether right or wrong, some things need to be said in order to start a conversation..".

Immediately following its simultaneous debut through several MTV outlets, Lupe will join Sway and several other people within the music industry to discuss the video and its message. Be sure to tune into RapFix Live today at 4PM ET so you can chime in on the conversation as well!

Lupe Fiasco announces "Battle Scars" as next single; "Form Follows Function" x "How Dare You" pushed Back


After the success of "Battle Scars" in Australia it's just been announced via Lupe's Twitter that it'll be featured on FNL2 and that it's going to be the next single, dropping on Aug. 28th.

Form Follows Function and How Dare You have been pushed back, with Form Follows Function being a single that will drop after the album release.

Battle Scars debuts at #1 in Australia


As far as I'm concerned we have a premiere right here. Battle Scars is the first #1 single Lupe has ever scored. The Guy Sebastian song that features Lu just debuted at #1 on the Australian single charts. - Congrats to that!

Closest non feature single that almost got this far was "The Show Goes On" which peaked on #2 in Australia last year.

Video: Lupe Fiasco performs Daydreamin' at Dew Tour


Lupe and his band took the stage at the Dew Tour stop in Ocean City, MD yesterday. Watch above as they perform Daydreamin'.

Show Goes On below!

Lupe Fiasco set to premiere "Bitch Bad" video on MTV's RapFix Live!


After his memorable visit to the RapFix couch last month, Lupe is back at it again. Tune in next Wednesday at 4PM ET when Lupe joins Beanie Siegel and Sway to debut the video to "Bitch Bad". It will be simultaneously premiered on MTV's RapFix Live, MTV Jams, mtvU, MTV2 and MTV Hits, so you definitely don't want to miss it!

New Music: Bassnectar - Vava Voom [ft. Lupe Fiasco] (Bassnectar Remix x Vinyl Version)


Bassnectar remixes his own single with Lupe Fiasco. Actually, this is the original version of the check it out!

Also check the vinyl version of it below!

Video: Lupe Fiasco interview w/ HardknockTV [Part 1]


In part 1 of his interview with HardknockTV Lupe talks to Nick Huff Barili about his new album Food & Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt.1

He talks about the concept of the album and how he used the book "A People's History of Poverty in America" as a reference point for the album.

Lupe also elaborates about visiting the Native American Reservation Pine Ridge after writing "Around My Way (Freedom Aint Free)", why the focus of his first single should be on the lyrics and not on the Pete Rock controversy, how walking in on his little sister listening to a song inspired the song Bad Bitch, why he posted a disclaimer for Lamborghini Angels and much more.

Part 2 next week!

Free Album: Rochelle Jordan - P R E S S U R E

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Check out the brand new Rochelle Jordan album! Stream and download link below!

Exclusive Lupe Fiasco Singles to be released via iTunes


Having just released Lamborghini Angels, Lupe will keep the ball rolling as we get closer to the album release date.

According to iTunes' Complete My Album, we can expect "Form Follows Function" to be released 2 weeks from now on August 28th. Another 2 weeks after that, a previously unannounced song titled "How Dare You" will drop on September 11th.

Be on the look out for the video to Bitch Bad which should be dropping soon, and of course be ready for Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Part 1 to be available everywhere on September 25th!

Side note: We can't confirm yet whether the black box in the picture above is the album cover or just a place-holder at iTunes. But considering the format of the artwork for the singles, we can't count anything out when it comes to Lupe, hahaha!

New Music: Lupe Fiasco - Lamborghini Angels


Here goes the 3rd single (4th if we count Go To Sleep) off #FNL2 Part 1, produced by Mr. Inkredible. Make sure to cop it on iTunes!

Side note: LYRICS

Lupe Fiasco's "Lamborghini Angels" @ 11PM tomorrow!


As usual the new single will drop a little before it hits iTunes. Check back in at 11 PM EST tomorrow for the premiere!

Behind the Scenes of Lupe's Cover Shoot for DUB Magazine


Lupe hit up Platinum Motorsport yesterday for a shoot with DUB Magazine and DUB TV. Check out some behind the scenes pics below courtesy of Rob.

Video: Guy Sebastian x Lupe Fiasco - Battle Scars


Check out the video for Battle Scars. The track is now available via iTunes AU

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks about being more artistic & using Concepts


In an interview with Donna Jones of Spotlight TV Lupe talked about wanting to be more artistic and how he needs a certain framework /concept to create his albums.

Complex names Lupe Fiasco one of the 10 Best Rappers in Their 30's


Now here we go again with another Complex list. Lupe made it to #10 on their list of 30 best rappers in their 30's. Now 10 is not a bad position but if you go a little further up the list, you'll see that Danny Brown, 2 Chainz and Rick Ross are positioned higher than Lupe, which is an indication that once again; Complex can't be serious.

10. Lupe Fiasco
Age: 30
Label: Atlantic
From: Chicago, IL
Active Since: 1999
Twitter: @LupeFiasco

Career Highlights: His debut Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Rap charts and two of his albums are certified gold, he has been nominated for 11 Grammy Awards and won Best Urban/Alternative Performance for "Daydreamin'" featuring Jill Scott, and runs two clothing lines, Righteous Kung-Fu and Trilly & Truly and has designed sneakers for Reebok.

No other rapper has ever been such an intellect in rap and had as much commercial success as Fiasco. Throughout his career, he's been able drop socially aware rhymes without being over preachy and also make a cut a two fit for the radio as well. It's a rare feat. And he's still in his prime.
Check the full list HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco Cuts a Lock of His Hair and Gives it Away on Big Boy's Neighborhood

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Not only did he give a lock of his hair to a Twitter follower but Lupe also talked about the origins of it (above) and spoke about paving the way for "skateboard rappers" (below) on Big Boy's Neighborhood.

Spotted: RapRadar

Video: Lupe Fiasco interview w/ Killa Cal

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Lupe talks to Killa Cal about Food & Liquor 2, Politics, Chicago murder rate and more.

Lupe talks to CNN about possible Album w/ Pharrell


We heard about this album with Pharrell a few times already and now Lupe spoke about it again in another interview with CNN. Here's what he said when asked about it:

“That’s in the incubator because we definitely talk about it. It definitely came up, but it’s kind of like 50-50, but definitely a good strong 50 on the yes side - weak 50 no, a strong 50 yes.”

Read the full CNN Marquee feature HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco already has an Exit Strategy for the Music Industry!


Lupe sat down with Big Von of 106 KMEL and said that he already knows how he plans on making his "Grand Closing" from the industrial side of music.

He also revealed how he plans on dealing with social media's misleading sound bite culture: very few Lupe Fiasco interviews to go before he stops doing interviews altogether!

Guy Sebastian x Lupe Fiasco - Battle Scars Video Teaser


Check out a short teaser for the Battle Scars clip which will drop in full tomorrow.

Side note: Behind The Scenes

Audio: Lupe Fiasco plays ‘Tap Out’ w/ Buck and Coop

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Lupe stopped by the Buck and Coop studio not too long ago and besides talking about his upcoming album he also played a round of Tap Out with them. Revealing his celebrity crush and more.

Listen HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco reveals "American Terrorist 2 (Superheroes)" will be the first single off FNL2 Part 2


In a recent interview with Nessa of WiLD 94.9 Lupe expanded on his recent tweets where he shared that he eventually gets a teacher gig soon. Besides that he talked about his Vans deal, DJing, music he listens to, FNL2, Lambo Angels, American Terrorist 2 and more.

Check another interview Lupe did with the station below:

Video: Lupe Fiasco interview w/ Mannie Fresh


Lupe was in New Orleans recently and got a chance to sit down with Mannie Fresh. They talked about his rap alias, dealing with industry politics, the state of Hip Hop and its future.

He also lists a few of his own songs that he personally feels have been the closest to being artistically perfect. He says that the album after Food & Liquor 2, tentatively titled The Cooler, will be made with the intention of having an album full of artistically perfect songs.

Lupe Fiasco reveals "Lamborghini Angels" Artwork x Issues Warning


Here's the official artwork for Lamborghini Angels which will drop via iTunes next week, on August 14th. Lupe also issued a warning on Twitter:

Warning: if you are easily offended or religiously sensitive DO NOT listen to Lamborghini Angels. Contains very disturbing content. Listener discretion is thoroughly advised.

Side note: the artwork definitely reminds me of one of Lupe's lines from the Angels Remix.. "I see, diamond flooded demons, Lamborghini angels. Halos down with the doors flapping when they came through..."

UPDATE: Looks like they changed the artwork, peep it below!

Video: Lupe Fiasco says FNL2 is more of a "Slow Burn"


Here's another part of Lupe's interview with Fuse. In this one he talks about Food & Liquor 2 and tells us what to expect.

Lupe admits that fans might not get into Food & Liquor 2 right away. The album is more of a slow burn, and that's how he intended it: "Once you give it six, seven listens, it really starts to set in. I like layers... like a croissant or something."

Lupe Fiasco for CNN

While in Atlanta Lupe did a photoshoot with CNN and talked to them about a various amount of topics. Click HERE to check the pics and the article!

Pics: Guy Sebastian x Lupe Fiasco - "Battle Scars" Writing Sessions


We already heard the song, but now here are some pics from the writing sessions.

Lupe's "out-of-this-world" concepts intrigue Trip Lee

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In a recent interview with The BoomBox Trip Lee was asked to name a song or artist he heard over the years that really stuck out to him and he had the following to say:

I could think of a dude whose music I think has a lot of creativity, a lot of creative concepts is Lupe Fiasco. He's a dude who's creative, has concepts out-of-this-world. His first album, Food & Liquor, was my favorite one of his.

He has so many songs. He has one called "He Say, She Say." The first verse was a mother talking to the father of her baby basically like, "He wants you to be a father, he's your little boy. You don't even bother." And then the next one was the son saying the same thing. And I think a song like that, man, I really enjoyed it cause he communicates the issue that we all know is there, which is a lot of fatherless sons who don't have their dad around.

He starts to talk about some of the issues he's having at school and stuff and it hits you the first time around when the mom says it to him, and the second time around, same verse, just from the son's perspective and it hits you even more in another way 'cause, well, here's a little boy and he doesn't have his father. Those are the kinds of songs I think, "Man, that's a good concept, I wish I would have thought of that, wish I would have done it." But he killed it and I was appreciative of that song.

Read more at The BoomBox

Video: Lupe Fiasco Freestyle x "Lamborghini Angels" release date!


Lupe just appeared on the first episode of BakaBoyzTV's Flava Sessions with Nick Vidal. They discussed criticism, going indie, DJing, Ramadan, Fiasco Friday and more.

He said that we can expect some more collabs with Bassnectar soon and revealed that Lamborghini Angels will be released next Tuesday, August 14th. Also, go to 32:50 in the video above to watch Lupe kick a dope freestyle!

Video: Lupe Fiasco on Bassnectar (DJ Drama Interview)

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Before leaving the studio Lupe talked about Bassnectar with DJ Drama on Shade45. Click HERE to check out the full DJ Drama interview, Lupe talked about FNL2, All City Chess Club and more!

Video: Lupe's incredibly intimate Interview w/ FUSE


In this incredibly intimate interview, Lupe talks about his favorite cartoon & hobbies growing up, the last time he was caught with his pants down and more.

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks Batman Shootings x Aliens x Presidential Power & More

Truth Is Scary catches up with Lupe for the 2nd time as he talks about the survival skills his father taught him, the batman shootings, how much power the President really has, Aliens, Ghosts and much more!

Pics: Lupe Fiasco by Reid Rolls for Atlantic Records


Check one of the new promo shots. Behind the scenes pic below! via Reid Rolls

New Music: Guy Sebastian x Lupe Fiasco - Battle Scars


Before it drops on iTunes on the 10th, you can listen to the full track above now!

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks about the 2nd disc of Food & Liquor 2


Lupe talks about the second disc of "Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album" in New Orleans at Xavier University.

New Music: Mike Dreams - We L.I.V.E 'Til We D.I.E (Prod. by Spencer Olson & Tone Arm)


New joint from Mike Dreams!
Featuring Tameya Clark, Ashley DuBose & Cameron Wright.  From the 3rd independent studio album from the Minneapolis, MN-based Hip-Hop artist, Mike Dreams, dropping Tuesday, August 7th, 2012, via DJBOOTH.NET x  The album features the Twin Cities vocal talent, Ashley DuBose, Tameya Clark, Adam Paulus, Alissa Paris, Christina Fisher, Alnansa, Cameron Right and K. Raydio.  Production by AJ SOUL, J Nyce, G Mo, Jimmy Easy, Randy Castles, Esteth, DJ Corbett, Lokes, Cody Daze, Spencer Olson, ToneArm, Kiddricc and Mike "Mike Dreams" Nemes.

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks Chicago Hip Hop w/ Power 92


While on his promo run in Chicago Lupe stopped by Power 92 to chop it up with J. Grigdes. He talks about FNL2, the current state of Hip Hop and the Chicago scene.

Preview: Guy Sebastian x Lupe Fiasco - Battle Scars


Here's a snippet of the forthcoming collabo between Guy and Lupe. The track will officially drop via iTunes on August 10th and a video for it is also on the way.

Lupe Fiasco to perform in Ocean City [Dew Tour]

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The Dew Tour announced their musical lineup set to perform throughout the Pantech Beach Championships, Aug. 16-19 in Ocean City, MD. Lupe will headline the beach on Aug. 17, to close out Friday’s events.

The event is free but premium passes can be purchased HERE

FILTER Mag: Lupe's guide to Chicago


Lupe took the time to reveal a few of his hometown’s lesser-known secrets (From the best waiter to the best gas station to get green apple Now & Laters) to FILTER Mag.

Check the guide HERE

Video: Lupe Fiasco reveals the Artists on his iPod on WGCI's Coke Lounge


Yesterday Lupe visited the WGCI Coke Lounge in Chicago for an interview. He talked about the backlash he received after his Obama statements, Bitch Bad, the stuff he has on his iPod, MF Doom being his favorite lyricist and more.

FSD on the vid.

Lupe Fiasco feeds Chicago Again


A long line of Englewood residents waited for vegan ribs, macaroni and greens in front of Payless Grocery on 69th and Ashland.

Dinners like this don’t usually exist in a sea of fast-food eateries. On Tuesday, the vegan flavors came from Soul Vegan Food, courtesy of hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco.

During Ramadan, the Chicago native’s foundation has the goal of feeding 100 people a day. Some are in neighborhoods that are considered food deserts.

Read more HERE

Guy Sebastian's "Battle Scars" [feat. Lupe Fiasco] to hit Radio Tomorrow!


We've been reporting about this collabo previously and today Bianca informs us that the song will hit Australian radio tomorrow. Up above you can already get a taste of the track, as Guy is performing it live.

Video: Lupe Fiasco interview w/ DJ Whoo Kid


Lupe sat down with Whoo Kid a few days ago to talk about his album title, Nas' "Daughters" record and conscious rap, Bitch Bad remix rumors, gun violence and more.

Props: Nav

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks Food & Liquor 2 Producers w/ The Source

Lupe recently caught up with and IGotIt4Free to speak on his recent tearful moment about his hometown. He also opens up on his upcoming project, Food & Liquor 2, the direction and producers involved.

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks Sports x Music w/ Chicago Tribune Live

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Lupe was on CSN Chicago's ChiTribLive yesterday and talked about his experiences with baseball, the Bulls, Jordan, Lewis Hamilton and Mike Singletary. He also talked about his upcoming album, his foundation and answered an interesting fan question.

Video: Lupe Fiasco talks Gun Violence x Birthday Song


In this interview with KYSDC Lupe speaks on the media’s constant coverage of suburb shootings like the recent tragedy in Colorado but ignoring the wildly high murder rate in his hometown of Chicago.

He also touches on quitting the music industry and why he doesn't like 2Chainz and Kanye West’s new track “Birthday Song”.