Lupe Fiasco News

 
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Says Dr. Dre Is Working On His Album, Responds to Troy Ave's "Weirdo" Comment
    While he didn't actually release an album last year, Kendrick Lamar managed to put the rap game in a stir. "Control" kept the rapper in the conversation throughout 2013, but in the new year, the rapper has been a little more low-key.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Compares Justin Bieber To Donald Sterling
    Over the course of his career, Lupe Fiasco has time and time again made his stance on controversial issues clear.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Hints At Release Date, Reveals More Features For "Tetsuo & Youth"
    With its first official single finally seeing the light of day, Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth is now in full-on pre-release season, with the rapper delivering interviews about the project to whip us into a frenzy of anticipation.
  • Cover of Rebirth Pt. 3: The Evolution Of The MC
    Rapper, Lyricist, Rhymesayer. All labels for one person: the MC. The MC not only has many different aliases but comes with many different personalities: the gangster, the conscious individual, the partygoer, the player, the everyperson.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Says Logic & King Los Are Better Lyricists Than Kendrick Lamar
    To promote his new single “Mission”, Lupe Fiasco decided to stop by The Hot 97 Morning Show Tuesday Morning and chat it up with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg, and Laura Stylez. During the lengthy conversation, Lupe Fiasco had a lot of time to speak his mind, and that he did.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Is "Taking A Break" From Politics On "Tetsuo & Youth"
    Lupe Fiasco's career has had been through many phases. The rapper started out as a nerdy outsider with a skateboard, later developing into a more dynamic conscious rapper, before putting out crossover album, and then bouncing back by diving headfirst into protest music and conspiracy theories.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Named Music Director For U.S. Soccer Men's National Team
    Lupe Fiasco takes on a new position today, with the announcement of his involvement in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The rapper can now add Music Director to his resume, as he takes on the job for the U.S. Soccer World Cup campaign.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Announces New Single "Mission," Shares Artwork [Update: New Artwork Revealed]
    Ever since Lupe Fiasco announced plans for an album entitled Tetsuo & Youth last summer, excitement has been building for the new project.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco & S1 Announce Joint Album, "Black Vietnam"
    Earlier this year, Young Thug and Bloody Jay came together to form Black Portland, and it now looks as if Lupe Fiasco and producer Symbolyc One will be claiming some international territory, with the announcement of their upcoming project, Black Vietnam.
  • 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".
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