Lupe Fiasco


About Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco is an internationally known rapper, producer and entrepreneur from Chicago, Illinois. Starting off recording songs in his dad’s basement when he was 19, Fiasco eventually joined a group called Da Pak. He soon met Jay-Z who helped him sign a game-changing deal with Atlantic Records. Fiasco blew up in 2006, with the release of his debut album Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor, which netted him three Grammy nominations.

Fiasco has collaborated with the likes of Chris Brown, Rick Ross and BIG K.R.I.T. and many more. His fifth album Tetsuo & Youth is set for release at some point in 2014. Stay tuned for updates on his career, y'all.

Facts Only

  • Fiasco’s hit song “Kick Push” is all about his love of skateboarding.
  • He is a devout Muslim, and always has been.
  • Fiasco is one of nine siblings.
  • He started a radio station called FNF Radio, which gets up to 6,000 listeners a night.
  • His track "The Instrumental" was included on the Madden 2007 soundtrack.
  • Lupe's mother Shirley was a gourmet chef.
  • He began his musical career as the frontman for Japanese Cartoon.
  • Lupe's father is a karate teacher, drummer and engineer.
  • He's been described as "the leader of the sociopolitical hip-hop movement".
  • Lupe Fiasco is an Aquarius.


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