J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Release Stacked Album Featuring Drake, Future, & More
One of the respected names in the beat game, production trio J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League surprised fans this morning by releasing a new album called J.U.S.T.I.C.E. For All containing 13 never-before-heard songs. The project is absolutely stacked with features; artists appearing on the album include Drake, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Future, Chris Brown, T.I., Wale, R. Kelly, Jeremih, & Jeezy. Gotdamn.
Lupe Fiasco Says "Roy" Will Be His Last Album
Lupe Fiasco is planning to drop three albums this year, DROGAS, Skulls, and Roy, released in that order.
Lupe Fiasco Says "DROGAS" Is "Coming Soon," Shares Artwork
Lupe Fiasco plans to drop a total of three albums in 2016, and he recently revealed the titles of each: DROGAS, Skulls, and Roy.
Lupe Fiasco Announces U.S. Tour
Lupe Fiasco has huge plans for 2016. The rapper is scheduled to release three new projects in the new year, and on top of that, he's about to head out on a U.S. tour. He's calling the month-long stint the "Tour For The Fans".
Lupe Fiasco Reveals Titles For All 3 Albums Planned For 2016
Lupe Fiasco recently surprised fans by revealing that he would be dropping three albums in 2016.
Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & More Mourn The Death Of DJ Timbuck2
The city of Chicago is mourning the death of DJ Timbuck2, real name Tim Jones, who died of cancer-related causes yesterday (Dec. 20). He was 34 years old. At that young age, Timbuck2 was already one of Chicago's most established DJs. He was the host of Go iLL radio on 107.5 WCGI, which aired every Saturday night, and he was responsible for showcasing local artists and helping them break into the mainstream. "He was an innovator and pound for pound (arguably) the best DJ in the city," wrote prominent Chi-Town hip-hop blog FakeShoreDrive.
Lupe Fiasco Plans To Release 3 Albums In 2016
Lupe Fiasco recently told his fans that he was working on the sequel to his 2007 album The Cool, but the announcement was relatively underwhelming as he revealed that the album is set to arrive in winter 2017. Not to worry, though -- fans may have to wait two more years for The Cool 2, but today, Lupe announced he plans to release three albums in 2016.
Lupe Fiasco Updates Fans On "The Cool 2"
Lupe Fiasco has previously mentioned The Cool 2, letting fans know that "its gonna be a while but we hard at work." He gave another update today, and he wasn't joking... it's going to be a while.
Hottest Albums Of 2015
2015 was a pretty phenomenal year for music. After the relatively dry 2014, we thought it was a drought, but the overwhelming amount of material made making our year-end list both very easy and very difficult. On one hand, there was a wealth of album to choose from, but on the other hand, a lot of great stuff had to be left on the cutting room floor.
Lupe Fiasco Responds To Grammy Snub With Sesame Street "L" Memes
Lupe Fiasco is currently in India, probably on some sort of yoga retreat. That's where he heard that his album Tetsuo & Youth wasn't among the 2016 Grammy nominations that went out yesterday.
Lupe Fiasco Explains Kid Cudi Beef Through Extended Santa Metaphor
Lupe Fiasco didn't like the way he was being framed as a villain following his Kid Cudi diss at a recent show, so he decided to explain the situation in a way everyone could understand -- a Santa metaphor.
Lupe Fiasco Threatens Kid Cudi, Says He's Done With The Beef At The Same Show
Lupe Fiasco and Kid Cudi have had their differences in the past, and while we haven't heard much about the feud from either party over the last few months, there hasn't been a public truce. Lupe brought his issues with Cudi up again during a show in Milwaukee this weekend, but his two statements about the rapper gave some very mixed messages.It's not clear which came first, but Lupe spit a verse about Cudder, as well as giving a brief speech on the beef, but each gave us a very different impression on where Fiasco stands.
Lupe Fiasco Starts Fund To Help Local Entrepreneurs In Poor Neighborhoods
Lupe Fiasco is no stranger to social activism, and he continues to help underserved communities with a new initiative called the Neighborhood Start Fund, a partnership between Lupe, the Dream Big Foundation, and the Head of Global Partnerships at the navigation app Waze to raise money to stimulate local entrepreneurship in poor neighborhoods.
The Game Calls Lupe Fiasco “Weird” On New Track “Dollar & A Dream”; Lupe Responds
Not being able to avoid the inevitable, The Game’s upcoming album, Documentary 2, sprung an early leak Wednesday afternoon. And like many of his previous efforts, Documentary 2 has several name drops heard throughout the project, some good some not so good, but one artist in specific that was affected by the latter was Lupe Fiasco, who has since responded to his situation. On the Ab-Soul-featured cut “Dollar & A Dream,” the Game says Lupe went “weird,” in the opening verse. He reportedly spits,
Lupe Fiasco Seems To Be Working On A Sequel To "The Cool"
Lupe Fiasco gave us what could arguably be called his very best album this year with Tetsuo & Youth, but many fans still hold the rapper's first two albums in the highest regard. Those day ones will be happy to hear that Lupe Fiasco is working on a sequel to his beloved sophomore album, The Cool -- at least that's how it looks on Twitt "Cool 2... you not ready for what we got in store," he wrote, before following it up with some artwork accompanied by the message, "Be patient...its gonna be a while but we hard at work."
Lupe Fiasco Rants Against Complex
Lupe Fiasco goes on impassioned twitter rants every now and then, and last night, Complex happened to be at the center of one.
Lupe Fiasco Collecting Fans' Copies Of "Lasers" So He Can Destroy Them
Most people who bumped Food and Liquor and The Cool were pretty let down when they heard Lupe Fiasco's third studio album Lasers. Disgruntled owners of Lasers are in luck, because Lupe Fiasco is collecting unwanted physical copies of the album so that he can destroy them with a laser on New Year's Day 2016.
Mos Def Responds To Lupe Fiasco & King Los: "I’m Not Trying To Arrange Fights With Them”
Fans of battle rapping, lyricism and all-around #BARS rejoiced yesterday when it looked like Lupe Fiasco and King Los were about to jump into the ring with Mos Def (AKA Yasiin Bey), who had issued a challenge to other rappers to battle him.
Mos Def Invites Rappers To Battle Him, Lupe Fiasco & King Los Respond
Mos Def seems to be inspired by the recent wave of rap beef, and he's ready to take on a battle of his own. The rapper shared a video challenge today, suggesting he, King Los, and Black Thought could take on any rapper in a battle. It didn't take long for rappers to start responding, with King Los co-signing the challenge, and Lupe Fiasco starting writing some mock bars (including one with a Quentin Miller punchline).
140 Bars: Top Tweets Of The Week (July 18 - 24)
Holy beef. This week saw arguably more online clashes in the rap game than any other week in the past five years, with Nicki Minaj v. Taylor Swift, Meek Mill v. Drake, Boi-1da v. OG Maco, Ghostface Killah v. Action Bronson, and Bruno Mars v. Ed Sheeran (lol) all clashing. Those dominated the headlines and Twitter alike, so this week's edition of 140 Bars features some of the spillover. We only chose the funniest, weirdest and most thought-provoking though.