Lupe Fiasco News

Stream Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth"
Stream Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth" Jan 20, 2015 at 04:46am
After several setbacks and threats to Atlantic Records from Anonymous, Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth is here. Tetsuo & Youth is Lupe's 5th album, and marks the end of his relationship with Atlantic Records. 
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 16)
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (January 16) Jan 16, 2015 at 08:07pm
 Nothing too new is going on in the game this past week. In other words, hip-hop is just going right now. And that's not bad: Vince Staples is alive and still hating on Chris Paul, Jay Z still knows how to tweet, Meek Mill is still free and he's #woke. Common and John Legend won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song ("Glory" from Selma), but other than that, things have been a 40 degree day. The tweets are still fire though.
Lupe Fiasco Says He Doesn't "Want To Be Relevant Today"
Lupe Fiasco Says He Doesn't "Want To Be Relevant Today" Jan 16, 2015 at 09:48am
Recently Lupe Fiasco logged off twitter once and for all (or at least, for now), citing that he wanted to "go back to the shadows." With his new album Tetsuo & Youth arriving any day now, Billboard has posted a new interview with the rapper where he echoes the same sentiments from his final twitter farewell.
Azealia Banks & Lupe Fiasco Go At It On Twitter [Update: Kid Cudi Gets Involved]
Azealia Banks & Lupe Fiasco Go At It On Twitter [Update: Kid Cudi Gets Involved] Jan 10, 2015 at 06:39pm
This was bound to happen sooner or later. In the age of online beefing, Azealia Banks and Lupe Fiasco are two of the most prolific personalities in hip-hop. While they may often struggle to get their music out, their opinions seem to face no such problems. Lately, they've been circling each others' orbits, nearly always coming out on the opposite sides of issues, but never colliding head-on until now.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (December 27)
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (December 27) Dec 27, 2014 at 02:22pm
So that does it. This is the final 140 Bars Or Less of the year. While many were shedding melancholic tears at the year's final days and others totally checked out because of holiday festivities, the news kept coming in to give a fitting end to one of the most divisive years in recent memory.
Lupe Fiasco Unveils "Tetsuo & Youth" Tracklist [Update: Artwork Revealed]
Lupe Fiasco Unveils "Tetsuo & Youth" Tracklist [Update: Artwork Revealed] Dec 1, 2014 at 03:15pm
Lupe Fiasco has had plenty of issues with Atlantic, especially when it comes to putting music out without compromises. Things started getting shaky with LASERS, an album Lupe has since expressed was "the label's record" and not his own. Things got heated between the rapper and Atlantic once again when he expressed his frustration with the delay of his new album, Tetsuo & Youth on Twitter a few months back.
Lupe Fiasco May Have "Anonymous" Hackers To Thank For His Release Date
Lupe Fiasco May Have "Anonymous" Hackers To Thank For His Release Date Oct 18, 2014 at 10:37pm
It comes as no surprise that hacker group Anonymous are fans of Lupe Fiasco. The radical collective are known to take action against those who oppose the right to free speech, often taking similar political stands to the outspoken emcee -- their latest target being Lupe's own label, Atlantic.
Lupe Fiasco Says Islam Will Become The World's Religion
Lupe Fiasco Says Islam Will Become The World's Religion Oct 7, 2014 at 03:47am
Lupe Fiasco is no stranger to tackling hot-button political issues. In an impromptu Twitter Q&A taking place this Saturday, the Muslim emcee expressed his belief that Islam is on its way to becoming the world's religion, claiming Americans are more Biblically sinful than Saudi Arabians. 
Kid Cudi Questions Lupe Fiasco's "Personalized Verse" On Twitter, Lupe Responds
Kid Cudi Questions Lupe Fiasco's "Personalized Verse" On Twitter, Lupe Responds Aug 22, 2014 at 09:51am
The other day Lupe Fiasco took to Twitter to declare a new initiative for his fans. Lupe announced he'd be offering up a personalized one verse song for fans for the price of $500. He made it clear this is not for a feature or collaboration, but for the fan's own personal enjoyment.   There were some stipulations of course, one of which is that you would have to come pick up a physical copy of the CD in person, pay the $500 in cash, and sign a usage contract. The whole endeavor has left some people scratching their heads, one of whom appears to be Kid Cudi.
Lupe Fiasco Had To Be Talked Into Doing Kanye West's "Touch The Sky"
Lupe Fiasco Had To Be Talked Into Doing Kanye West's "Touch The Sky" Jul 4, 2014 at 07:46pm
Lupe Fiasco's big break came from his appearance on Kanye West's song, "Touch The Sky", so it's surprising to hear he wasn't exactly jumping at the opportunity to get on a 'Ye record at the time. In a new interview with DJ Skee, Lupe explained that despite both being from Chicago, he and Kanye were of different scenes, and at first he wasn't really feeling the vibe of "Touch The Sky".
Lupe Fiasco Reflects On "Kick, Push"
Lupe Fiasco Reflects On "Kick, Push" Jul 3, 2014 at 04:13am
"Kick, Push" may be the single that brought Lupe Fiasco to solo fame, but that doesn't mean the song didn't have a few haters. Reflecting on the single on SKEE Live, the rapper addresses a lack of support from the skateboarding community during the song's initial run on radio.
Lupe Fiasco Reveals 12 Records On "Tetsuo & Youth," Shares Other Album Details On Twitter
Lupe Fiasco Reveals 12 Records On "Tetsuo & Youth," Shares Other Album Details On Twitter Jun 10, 2014 at 12:58pm
Last night Lupe Fiasco was interacting with his fans quite a bit on Twitter, asking them who they'd like to see on the album and answering fans' questions about the forthcoming Tetsuo & Youth project. Lupe said he only has a week left before he has turn the project over, but it's possible he can make one more fan-voted feature happen. It appears the fans were asking mainly for Nas, Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper-- who would you pick for Lupe to collab with?
Kendrick Lamar Says Dr. Dre Is Working On His Album, Responds to Troy Ave's "Weirdo" Comment
Kendrick Lamar Says Dr. Dre Is Working On His Album, Responds to Troy Ave's "Weirdo" Comment Jun 10, 2014 at 12:42pm
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. One would assume that this is because K.Dot is getting ready to drop his highly anticipated follow-up to good kid, m.A.A.d city.
Lupe Fiasco Compares Justin Bieber To Donald Sterling
Lupe Fiasco Compares Justin Bieber To Donald Sterling Jun 5, 2014 at 04:56pm
Over the course of his career, Lupe Fiasco has time and time again made his stance on controversial issues clear. Most recently, he responded to the violence in his hometown's music scene by dramatically announcing his retirement, and though he claimed that his new album would stay away from politics, he's just gone on the record making another controversial statement.