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Lupe Fiasco Releases New ‘House’ EP Today With Kaelin Ellis

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Grammy-nominated, No. 1 charting Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco has today released his eagerly anticipated new 5-track EP titled House in conjunction with producer Kaelin Ellis on both 1st and 15th and Thirty Tigers record imprints. While the new EP entirely self-produced collaboratively by Fiasco and Kaelin Ellis together, it also features guest appearances from the […]

Red Bull Music Festival Announces Chicago and First-Ever Atlanta Line-Ups

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Red Bull is bringing over 50 artists to 15 events in two of the most influential music cities on the planet as apart of this year’s Red Bull Music Festival. World premieres, original concepts, exhibitions, club nights, conversations and more will compose the festivals that will take place in Atlanta and Chicago. The Atlanta festival […]

Tru Def Signs Equity Distribution Deal with Roc Nation

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Back in 2016, Dallas based artist, Tru Def, made a spontaneous yet very hopeful trip to New York City with the intent to meet Jay-Z. He landed in New York City with no particular plan of action but strong faith that his trip was not in vain. After trying to convince the receptionist that he […]

Lupe Fiasco Reveals He Will No Longer Do Features with Other Rappers

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Clearly, Lupe Fiasco has some type of stronghold on his emcee stance and knows exactly what will work for a rapper of his caliber. When pressured on Twitter about who he considers is the greatest rapper, the “Kick, Push” spitter did not hesitate to enlist Jay-Z with the crown. The thread turned into a class […]

May The 4th…. Be With You: Best Hip-Hop’s Star War Name Drops

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Star Wars originally hit the big screen just as Hip-Hop was finding its feet so it’s only natural that the pop culture phenomenon had an influence on those who were also finding their creative feet at around the same time. A science fiction/fantasy movie franchise that broke through the barriers and becomes adored by more […]

Happy 36th Birthday To Lupe Fiasco!

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On this day in Black History we celebrate the birth of one of Hip Hop’s most passionate revolutionaries. Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, better known as Lupe Fiasco, born today [February 16] in 1982. Lupe Fiasco is an American rapper, producer, and entrepreneur based in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up in the inner city of Chicago, Fiasco developed a […]

Lupe Fiasco Says Kendrick Lamar Isn’t A Top Lyricist

Here's What Kendrick Lamar Thinks About the Media Labeling Him as a "Conscious Rapper"

Kendrick Lamar’s ambitious 2017 release Damn pushed the West Coast rapper to new heights. The album pushed over 600k units in the first week, and generated three top 15 singles. The project caused the conversation to move from Lamar being the best technical lyricist, to the best rapper period. But even with the praise, apparently some aren’t willing […]

Lupe Fiasco Launches New Production Company Overseas

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Words by Jason Cordner Lupe Fiasco is expanding his hustle to overseas. The Grammy-Award winning rapper has teamed up with Hong Kong businesswoman Bonnie Chan Woo to launch Studio SV, a Los Angeles/Hong Kong-based content development, production and financing company, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Advertisement The venture will seek to produce films, high-end TV […]

Lupe Fiasco Releases Trump, Charlottesville, VA-Inspired “Made In The USA” Video

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Lupe Fiasco has always been outspoken about politics, law and civil liberties. Such was the case when the Chicago lyricist released “Made In The USA.” The “Made In The USA,”track originally dropped last November. The song addresses topical issues that youth absorb daily. Advertisement Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson who has chronicled Chicago hip hop, as […]

[Watch] Ab-Soul Speaks About Society, His Upcoming Album, Kendrick Lamar And More

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Check out Ab-Soul on Montreality discussing various topics in society, music, friendships and more! Ab-Soul speaks about : Advertisement – disliking the term “Stay Woke” (0:51) – the Law Of Attraction (1:24) – our Planet being Sad (2:16) – his Upcoming Album(s) “Longterm 3” & “Control System 2” (2:47) – Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.” / the Blind […]

Lupe Fiasco Drops New Single, “Jump” Featuring Gizzle [Listen]

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Lupe Fiasco may have threatened to retire last month, but with the upcoming release of his long-awaited album DROGAS Light, scheduled for release next month he’s definitely not going anywhere anytime soon. After sharing the Jake Torrey-assisted “Wild Child” last week, Lupe returns with another new single called “Jump” featuring Gizzle, which ditches the poppy sound […]

Lupe Fiasco Calls Kid Cudi Out on Drake Comments

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“Trigger fingers turn to Twitter fingers…” Drake said it and it’s never been more true. Hip hop beef has been pretty interesting today. Shortly after Kid Cudi clapped back at Drake presumably after hearing “Two Birds, One Stone,” Lupe Fiasco fired shots right back at Cudi. In fact, he released a series of tweets addressing […]

Lupe Fiasco Was Pulled Over By The NYPD

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Was it just the cops doing their job or was it the hip hop police back on the prowl to harass your favorite emcee’s? According to sources, Chicago’s own Lupe Fiasco was pulled over by the New York Police Department around 1:20 a.m. First reported by CBS Radio’s Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson, Lupe was leaving […]

Lupe Fiasco Releases New Single “Pick Up The Phone”

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Lupe Fiasco revealed his plan to drop three albums this year and then retire, and last night he shared his latest single “Pick Up The Phone.” The new cut was posted to his website, and is reminiscent of LASERS. No word yet on which which of three albums the cut will appear on-DROGAS, DROGAS light, or SKULLS. Listen to the new song below. Advertisement

On The Rise: Singer/Songwriter PJ Channels Her Inner “Gangster”

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This may be your first time hearing about R&B singer and songwriter PJ, however the North Carolina-born, Atlanta-raised positive soul is no stranger to the game. PJ has penned hits like Chris Brown‘s “B******s & Marijuana, Meek Mill‘s “I Don’t Know” and lent her soulful, angelic voice to Lupe Fiasco on “Mazinger.” Solidified as an elite […]

Hip Hop Moments in #BHM: Happy Birthday Lupe Fiasco

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On this day in Black History we celebrate the birth of one of Hip Hop’s most passionate revolutionaries. Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, better known as Lupe Fiasco, was born today [February 16] in 1982. Lupe Fiasco is an American rapper, producer, and entrepreneur based in Chicago, Illinois. Fiasco was born to a family with eight other children. […]