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Lupe Fiasco – “Kneelin On Needles”

Lupe Fiasco has never had a problem with laying down verses full of intricate wordplay, and he does just that on his latest release, “Kneelin On Needles.” Piano laden Tek.lun production is an elegant backdrop for the Chicago veteran’s extended metaphors. Stream “Kneelin On Needles” below.

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Lupe Fiasco – ‘DROGAS light’ (Album Stream)

Lupe Fiasco‘s DROGAS light album technically doesn’t release until tomorrow, February 10th, but it can be streamed today in full via SoundCloud. The album includes guest features from Rick Ross, Big K.R.I.T., Ty Dolla $ign and Chris Brown. Lupe’s team explained, “while DROGAS Light signifies the beginning of the end for Fiasco, it represents how . . .


Lupe Fiasco – “Tranquillo” ft. Rick Ross & Big K.R.I.T.

Ahead of his forthcoming album Drogas Light, which releases on February 10th, Lupe Fiasco premiered a motivational new song called “Tranquillo,” featuring Rick Ross and Big K.R.I.T. on Beats 1 Radio yesterday. As the title suggests, Lupe is a lot more relaxed than we’ve heard him in quite a while. He’s seeking peace, love, and harmony . . .

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Lupe Fiasco – “Wild Child” ft. Jake Torrey

Lupe Fiasco‘s latest, the Jake Torrey-featuring “Wild Child,” has a more mellow vibe to it thanks in no small part to its lush instrumentation. Lupe rides the beat to perfection, letting his rhyme schemes mesh perfectly with the guitar strums. Expect this project to featues on Lu’s DROGAS Light album, which will release in February. . . .

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Lupe Fiasco – “Pick Up The Phone” (Video)

No, this is not a cover of the Young Thug, Travis Scott, and Quavo song. However, Lupe Fiasco‘s “Pick Up The Phone” video might be a sign of things to come in relation to his forthcoming albums. The acoustic-tinged song is accompanied by visuals that feature a man who grows weary of being ignored by . . .

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New Music Apr 6  |  

Dee-1 – “Against Us (Remix)” ft. Lupe Fiasco & Big K.R.I.T.

Dee-1 brings the best out of Lupe Fiasco and Big K.R.I.T. on  the remix to his high-energy single, “Against Us.” The song actually begins and ends with monologue’s from Dee-1’s grandfather. Dee-1 sets the pace early on with an emphatic, substance-focused verse. Both K.R.I.T. and Lupe follow up with quality contributions. Stream “Against Us” below.


Lupe Fiasco Raps over “Panda” for “Express”

Desiigner‘s “Panda” was already on a roll before Kanye West scooped it up for The Life of Pablo. The ubiquitous banger receives another boost today as another Chi-Town heavy hitter, Lupe Fiasco, saw fit to make it his own on “Express.” Lupe has impressed with an array of slick verses over mainstream beats on multiple mixtapes, and . . .

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News Dec 29  |  

Lupe Fiasco Announces “Tour For The Fans”

Yesterday (Dec. 28), Lupe Fiasco announced that he will be going on tour this January. It is a 17-date journey that will last one month starting January 13th in Seattle Washington at The Neptune Theatre. “I’ve dedicated this tour to my fans who have stood by me as I work on new material for them . . .

Lupe Fiasco Addresses White Supremacy In Open Letter

“Dear White Supremacy: first of all you are really not that supreme.” So begins Lupe Fiasco‘s open letter to white supremacy. Through a three-part series of Instagram posts, the Chicago emcee debunks the thought process behind racial supremacy and inferiority while calling for human collaboration and sparking thought on some ways that the world is . . .

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Lupe Fiasco – “It Just Might Be Okay” ft. Gemini (Video)

Let’s take a trip down memory lane, back to the 2006 release of Lupe Fiasco‘s debut studio album, Food & Liquor. Grammy-nominated and critically acclaimed, the substantive album served as many peoples’ introduction to one of the best lyricists of our generation. Almost a decade later, Mr. Fiasco saw fit to revisit that project with . . .

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Lupe Fiasco – “Adoration Of The Magi” (Video)

No short blog post could really cover the depth and multiple meanings of a Lupe Fiasco song like “Adoration Of The Magi,” so I won’t even go there. Suffice it to say that the nuanced, intellectual Lupe Fiasco that many thought was gone has certainly made his return. The newly released video for the Tetsuo . . .

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Lupe Fiasco – “Atomic Misphilosophy”

Lupe Fiasco discusses how he feels about all the war around the world with his new song “Atomic Misphilosophy.” Lupe believes international violence is destroying the future of the world. He hopes the powers that be figure out that they are going about things all wrong. Stream the new Lupe Fiasco track “Atomic Misphilosophy” below. . . .

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New Music Mar 8  |  

Lupe Fiasco – “Stellar Light”

You may have heard a snippet of “Stellar Light” last summer because it was the official rally song for the USMNT at the 2014 World Cup. However, the track was never released in full until a few days ago when Lupe Fiasco uploaded the clean version to his SoundCloud. The song definitely has a Lasers . . .

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Is Lupe Fiasco’s “Tetsuo & Youth” Album As Amazing As They Say? (Review)

When I found out that I’d be writing a review on Lupe Fiasco’s Tetsuo & Youth, I was prepared to write the most scathing, hating ass review that my Macbook could muster. At one point in time, during my carefree days of high school youth and innocence, I was a Lupe Fiasco fan. It was . . .

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New Music Jan 22  |  

Lupe Fiasco Performs “Deliver” On Seth Myers

Moving on the buzz generated from his Tetsuo & Youth album, Lupe Fiasco made an appearance on Late Night with Seth Myers to give the audience an intense performance of “Deliver.” Watch the video for Lupe’s “Deliver” below. (Pigeons&Planes)