Lupe Fiasco News

  • Cover of Emerging Chicago Rapper RondoNumbaNine Has Been Arrested For Murder
    As reported by the Chicago Tribune, 17-year-old emcee RondoNumbaNine, whose real name is Clint Massey, has been arrested on murder charges stemming from the fatal February shooting of dispatch driver Javan Boyd.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reveals Features For "Tetsuo & Youth," Praises Joey Bada$$
    Lupe Fiasco has been in the news for some bizarre reasons this year-- from getting a tomato thrown at him, to writing a mystery novel on Twitter, so it's always good to hear some updates about his music.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Begins Writing Novel On Twitter
    Lupe Fiasco has been known to be pretty erratic on Twitter, which lead to him making his account private. While he's been a little more subdued since the privacy change, he's begun work on a fairly strange project through the outlet.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Cuts Show Short After Getting Hit With A Tomato On Stage
    Lupe Fiasco doesn't have the most easy-going reputation as a rapper. This past weekend fans of the rapper saw that come to life, when Lupe cut his Salt Lake City show early after someone in the crowd threw a tomato at him.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Talks "Tetsuo & Youth", Kanye West's "Yeezus" & Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
    During the recent L.A. stop on his Tetsuo And Youth Preview Tour, Lupe Fiacso caught up with Rikki Martinez of Power 106 for a brief interview. The two discussed his upcoming album, Kanye West's Yeezus, his response to Kendrick Lamar's verse on Big Sean's 'Control' and more. 
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Speaks On Sound Of "Tetsuo & Youth," Calls It "Ratchet"
    Lupe Fiasco is known for his outspoken stance on political and social issues, something which he says he'll be stepping back from on his upcoming new album Tetsuo & Youth.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Responds To Childish Gambino Saying Lupe Sneak Dissed Him
    Yesterday Childish Gambino was a guest on The Breakfast Club, where he talked about his upcoming album, Because The Internet, among other things, one of which was the time Lupe Fiasco allegedly sneak dissed Childish.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Talks About "Because The Internet," Says It's "Not A Rap Album"
    Childish Gambino dropped a new leak earlier today, which coincided with an interview on The Breakfast Club. The rapper is gearing up for a December 10th release date for Because The Internet, and has started on the promo tip already. 
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth" To Feature Big K.R.I.T.
     Lupe Fiasco has kept his upcoming album, Tetsuo & Youth, very much under wraps thus far. After only releasing his first single “Old School Love” last week, Lupe has decided to deliver some more info regarding his upcoming project.
  • Cover of 20 Of The Best Graffiti References In Hip-Hop
    Along with emceeing, DJing and breakdancing, graffiti is one of the four fundamental elements of hip-hop, and it's been an integral part of the culture since the beginning.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reveals Release Date & Art For First Single Off "Tetsuo & Youth"
    Lupe Fiasco recently announced a tour in conjunction with his new album, Tetsuo & Youth. The album doesn't have a release date yet, but the tour kicks off in November. Lupe's already got his first single off the LP picked out, a track which will feature UK singer Ed Sheeran.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Announces 32-City "Tetsuo & Youth" Preview Tour
    Now that Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth album is official, he's organized a 32-city US tour that will serve as an introduction to the project. It begins on November 2nd in Atlanta end in Baltimore on December 15th.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Sued By Drug Kingpin's Estranged Wife For Reportedly Hiding Millions Of Dollars [Update: Lupe Clarifies, Sort Of]
    Here's a connection you might not have assumed existed-- Lupe Fiasco and drug kingpin Charles Patton.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 1-8
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Unveils New Project, Previews Lyrics
    Lupe Fiasco's release schedule is hard to keep track of. After cancelling Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Pt 2, Lupe revealed plans to record a new project, titled Tetsuo & Youth.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Blasts U.S. Education System In Speech For High School Graduates
    Lupe Fiasco is known for his outspoken political attitude. The rapper has been known to rant about his views, and most recently wrote for Kanye West's racially charged track "Black Skinhead".
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: May 17-23
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of Yeezus' scriptures). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Denies Reports That His Twitter Account Was Taken Over
    Lupe Fiasco has a fairly colorful twitter presence, but speculation arose when the rapper's management team began to tweet from his account, especially considering that it directly followed a series of tweets that saw Lupe celebrating the somewhat controversial political view of Marxism.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Lashes Out At Fan Who Threw A Glowstick At His Head
    Lupe Fiasco has once again displayed some on-stage antics, this time at a live show at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Rants On Violence In Hip-Hop Lyrics
    Lupe Fiasco has once again decided to vent on some of his frustrations with violence in the world. He previously spoke out on violence at a show in Maryland, but this time the conscious rapper took to Twitter. Lupe sent out a whole bunch of tweets about violence in hip-hop lyrics.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar’s "Poetic Justice" Goes Gold
    Kendrick continues to win into the new year. After his gigantic 2012, K-Dot is still cruising off the success of his good kid, m.A.A.d city project, with the new single from the album surpassing 500,000 in sales this week.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Launches New Health & Wellness App, "Higi"
    It's becoming quite a trend for Hip Hop and R&B artists to lend their creative direction to brands. In the past few months we've seen Joey Bada$$, Alicia Keys, and Swizz Beatz all given the title of creativce director at various companies.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Goes On Rant About Radio & Violence At Show In Maryland
    Lupe Fiasco followed in the footsteps of his fellow Chicago emcee (Kanye West) the other day, by ranting during a show at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, MD.This may come as no surprise, given Lupe's past history of ranting (on Twitter or off) about certain issues.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reveals Artwork For "ROTHKO (Yet For Computers)"
    Lupe Fiasco took to twitter earlier today to release the artwork for his mysterious release titled "ROTHKO (Yet For Computers)". In typical Lupe fashion, the Chi-town rapper deleted the tweet shortly after posting it, and provided little detail.
  • Cover of It's Yo Birthday: 25 Lupe Fiasco Tracks
    After releasing three critically-acclaimed albums and the blip that was Lasers, Lupe Fiasco has had a strange career.
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