Lupe Fiasco Teases New Song Featuring Rick Ross & Big K.R.I.T. At Portland Concert
Last night Lupe Fiasco was in Portland, Oregon for the second show of his “For The Fans” tour. Lupe performed tracks from throughout his catalog, but he also laced the lucky crowd with a new joint off of his upcoming project DROGAS, for which the Chicago emcee has shared the artwork. To be clear, DROGAS is NOT his last release.
Consequence & Lupe Fiasco Feat. Chris Turner "Countdown" Video
Consequence & Lupe Fiasco Feat. Chris Turner
Slightly over a month ago, Consquence and Lupe Fiasco dropped off a new collaboration, "Countdown," featuring a hook from singer Chris Turner, and VERY HOTTTTT-approved by both our editors and users. Today they've returned with the official music video for their effort. For the Mike Cash-produced record, Cons and Lupe star in a black and white visual that features numbers floating around the screen, as the two rappers count away.
Lupe Fiasco "It Just Might Be Okay" Video
With what’s happening down in Baltimore right now, Lupe Fiasco decides to give the people some hopeful inspiration as he releases a new video for “It Just Might Be Okay”, off his 2006 debut album Food & Liquor.
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Crystal Torres "Adoration Of The Magi" Video
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Crystal Torres
Lupe Fiasco has been quiet since the release of Tetsuo & Youth, but he continues to excite us with new visuals from the album, one of his best projects to date. After seeing the "Madonna" video last month, Lupe now gives us the video to "Adoration of the Magi", featuring singer Crystal Torres.
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Nikki Jean "Madonna" Video
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Nikki Jean
Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth was Lupe Fiasco's best album in years, matching strong production and skillful wordplay with potent social commentary. His videos have done similarly well in matching the political with the artful. "Madonna," the latest visual from the LP follows a young boy, as he goes about his work day, followed by an older woman struggling with drug abuse. By the end of the clip, their stories become intertwined.
Lupe Fiasco Performs "Little Death" On Jimmy Fallon
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Nikki Jean
We're now a month removed from Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth album, and it's safe to say it's one of his best projects in recent memory (although it was his lowest debut on the Billboard 200). The rapper was tapped by late night show host Jimmy Fallon to perform the album cut "Little Death" for the audience, accompanied by featured artist Nikki Jean and a live band backing him. Watch the performance of "Little Death" above, which is produced by S1 and Vohn Beatz. The album is out now, so if you haven't yet pick up a copy on iTunes.
Lupe Fiasco Performs "Deliver" On Revolt Live
After performing “Adoration of The Magi” on Revolt Live, Lupe Fiasco followed that up with a performance of “Deliver”.
Lupe Fiasco Performs "Adoration Of The Magi" Live On Revolt TV
With Tetsuo & Youth dropping last week, Lupe Fiasco is still running through the promo game and making his way by various publications and media outlets. For latest stop, Lupe worked his over to Revolt TV, where he took the stage and performed a couple of his new cuts from the album.
Lupe Fiasco Explains Why "Chopper" is "Too Damn Long" On Sway In The Morning
Lupe Fiasco did not hold back on the track lengths for his latest studio album, Tetsuo & Youth, breaching the 8 minute mark 3 times over the course of the album, and reaching 6 minutes or so just about everywhere else. While it seemed Fiasco simply didn't put limitations on his creativity, an interview with Sway reveals that he actually feels "Chopper" is "too damn long", explaining that when he commissioned verses for the project, he sent out 32 bar instrumentals, and while he expected to get 16s back, all sic collaborators filled out the complete set of bars.
Lupe Fiasco Freestyles On Sway In The Morning
With Tetsuo & Youth just dropping Tuesday, Lupe Fiasco has been running through the promo game pretty hard this week, as he should be. Making his way by Sway’s Morning Show on Thursday, Lupe apparently conducted his very last radio interview and freestyle that he’s ever doing, or so he says at least.
Lupe Fiasco Performs "Deliver" On Late Night With Seth Meyers
One of the lead singles off Lupe Fiasco's new album Tetsuo & Youth, "Deliver," was performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night. Whereas Ty Dolla $ign did (uncredited) vocals on the record, for the Late Night performance Lupe enlists singer PJ. The new album dropped two days ago, and is already being well-received by Lupe fans. The first week sales projections were revealed yesterday though, and Lupe might not even break 50k in his first week out.
Lupe Fiasco "Deliver" Video
Lupe Fiasco surprised us with the first single for his new album, Tetsuo & Youth, dropping off of a song both uncompromising and approachable, and teaming up once again with unlikely collaborator Ty Dolla $ign. The song centers around the stigma around lower income Chicago neighborhoods, centering around an idea that pizza delivery men will no longer set foot in certain areas. The visual helps illustrate this point, as we get a first hand perspective of the neighborhoods in question.
Lupe Fiasco "The Instrumental" Unreleased Video
It's been over eight years since Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor skyrocketed the Chicago emcee to the forefront of the hip-hop game, establishing him as one of the genre's premier lyricists. Those of us old enough to remember the project's release may recall the Mike Shinoda-produced "The Instrumental" getting slated for the video treatment. Unfortunately, the visual never saw the light of day. Today, we finally get to see the product of that video shoot lost in time. The video comes attached with a lengthy statement from the director. Read that below:
Lupe Fiasco Freestyles Over "I Don't Like" At AAHH! Fest
With Kanye West making a surprise appearance at Chicago’s AAHH! Fest Sunday night, just about everyone else’s set went quietly unnoticed, minus Common’s "Kingdom" remix performance featuring Jay Electronica.
Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson & Common Perform "Remission" At "Stand Up 2 Cancer" Concert
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Jennifer Hudson & Common
On Friday night, many of entertainment’s biggest stars got together for a great cause in support of the Stand Up 2 Cancer benefit concert. The event is a fundraiser organized to raise money and bring awareness to cancer. Broadcasting live on many stations and outlets across the land, artists such as Ariana Grande, Common, Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson, and many more graced the stage for a live, commercial-free concert.
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Ty Dolla $ign "Next To It" Video
Lupe Fiasco Feat. Ty Dolla $ign
Lupe Fiasco adds images to his words in the official music video for "Next To It" featuring Ty Dolla $ign. The rapper is joined by Ty Dolla and plenty of ladies 'cause everything looks better with a bitch next to it, right? The jazzy and catchy single is from Lupe's upcoming album Tetsuo & Youth, which has also spawned the single "Mission" which is about the struggle of cancer patients.
Lupe Fiasco On SKEE Live
Lupe Fiasco's been working on his new album Tetsuo & Youth for quite some time, delaying it and switching up the tracklist on several occasions. IN a new interview with DJ SKEE, Fiasco explains why he's had to cut down the project's length, as well as lists his current influences (Ab-Soul, Big K.R.I.T., 2Pac, Radiohead and Metallica) and describes the origins of "Kick, Push."
Lupe Fiasco Performs New Chris Brown-Featured Song "Crack"
Lupe Fiasco made quite the noise last Friday night as a guest on DJ Skee's Skee Live Show. Not only did he have a misstep and accidentally fall off the stage into the crowd, but he also debuted some new music. With the crowd rockin' by his side, Lupe decided to perform an upcoming Chris Brown-featured cut titled “Crack”, which will see life on his upcoming album Tetsuo & Youth.
Lupe Fiasco Falls Off Stage & Freestyles About It
Lupe Fiasco was going strong during his performance on DJ Skee's Skee Live show, performing his new single "Mission", when he had a misstep and accidentally fell off the stage into the crowd. He didn't let that hinder his performance though, and kept rapping kicking a few freestyle bars about his fall. "Embrace the chaos," Lupe told the crowd.
Lupe Fiasco Explains "Drizzy's Law"
Back in November, Lupe Fiasco debuted his cut, “Drizzy’s Law” in Atlanta. While the track will appear on his upcoming album Tetsuo & Youth, the song’s title left a few heads scratching. In a new interview with MTV, Lupe explains the meaning behind the song and even welcomes Drake’s to jump on it.