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.
In weeks past, we've chosen to dedicate editions of Samples Of The Week to new albums by J. Cole, Fabolous and Joey Bada$$, which were all chock full of beats that utilized samples.
Lupe Fiasco has been in a battle with Atlantic records for what seems to be forever. We all know about his discontent with Lasers and on his mixtape Friend of the People he made it clear that he wanted off the label.
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.
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.
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.
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 th
Some says "Twitter rants," some say "album promotion," but whatever you call it, Lupe Fiasco has been sparking beef all over Twitter in the weeks before his long-delayed Tetsuo & Youth drops.
Lupe Fiasco & GrandeMarshall Clash Over "Adoration Of The Magi" Beat On Twitter Jan 5, 2015 at 07:39 PM
This morning, Lupe Fiasco dropped off a new track from Tetsuo & Youth, the DJ Dahi-produced "Adoration Of The Magi." Soon enough, someone on Twitter pointed out that the song's beat was almost identical to the one Dahi used on Philadelphia rapper GrandeMarsha
Lupe Fiasco's upcoming album, Tetsuo & Youth is shaping up to be something special. While it took forever to get a release date, it seems that Lupe succeeded in making no compromises with his new record.
Lupe Fiasco's had a rough time getting his record out, but ever since receiving a release date from Atlantic, he's proved that he's making some of his best music in years.
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.
Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth has been in limbo for some time, but just a few weeks back, Atlantic gave the album the green light. With a new release date of January 20th, Fiasco has gone full speed ahead with the rollout, providing a brand new single today.
After Atlantic Records pushed aside Lupe Fiasco’s Tetsuo & Youth album due to failure to produce a pop single, the label decides to comes through tonight and announce a release date for it finally.
Lupe Fiasco Reveals 12 Records On "Tetsuo & Youth," Shares Other Album Details On Twitter Jun 10, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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 Fiasco Hints At Release Date, Reveals More Features For "Tetsuo & Youth" Jun 5, 2014 at 12:48 PM
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.
Lupe Fiasco Announces New Single "Mission," Shares Artwork [Update: New Artwork Revealed] May 16, 2014 at 01:08 PM
Ever since Lupe Fiasco announced plans for an album entitled Tetsuo & Youth last summer, excitement has been building for the new project.
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.
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