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Lupe Weighs In on Drake & Meek’s Ghostwriting Fiasco

As you are almost certainly aware, the Internet in recent days has been taken over by this Meek Mill and Drake "beef." With everyone debating whether or not Drake does in fact have a ghostwriter, and the extent to which... Read More
Posted 6 days ago

Take 2 Album Review: Lupe Fiasco’s “Tetsuo & Youth” (Lupe Back?)

Yesterday someone accused me of procrastinating on this follow-up review for Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth, and they were right. I was procrastinating. Honestly, I was hoping that if I just melted into the shadows,... Read More
Posted 4 months ago

The Liberation of Lupe Fiasco on “Tetsuo & Youth”

Sometimes freedom comes from completely giving up. That sounds like losing, doesn’t it? That’s because we’ve been conditioned to believe you have to win. You have to beat your opponent. You have to... Read More
Posted 6 months ago

1 Listen Album Review: Lupe Fiasco’s “Tetsuo & Youth” (Lupe Back)

It's rare for me to be so excited for an album the way I am for Lupe Fiasco's Tetsuo & Youth. No, let me be more careful with my words. I'm...cautiously optimistic. I'm hopeful. I'm ready to be blown... Read More
Posted 6 months ago

Lost After “Lasers,” A Lupe Fiasco Fan Finds His Membership Card

The moment the transaction was completed, she knew her decision was foolish. We were six or seven, old enough to attend school, but too young to conduct ourselves like adults when Pokemon was involved. She lived two houses... Read More
Posted 6 months ago

The Legacy of Lupe Fiasco’s Classic Album “The Cool” 7 Years Later

2007 was a pivotal year in hip-hop that, ultimately, was run from two very different sides of the genre; one by Kanye West and another by Soulja Boy. Soulja Boy would clearly influence future acts like the... Read More
Posted 7 months ago

S1 Details Lupe Fiasco’s “Tetsuo & Youth” & Black Vietnam Albums (Bonus Lupe Text)

Subscribe to DJBoothTV What a ride it's been. First, Symbolyc One (S1) talked about his work on Logic's new album and revealed there's a Raekwon and A$AP Rocky track on the way. Then he said that "Guilt... Read More
Posted 9 months ago

Lupe Fiasco Puts Ratchet Appeal With a Concept “Next To It”

By now, judging by the amount of articles I’ve written about him, you know my bias when it comes to Lupe Fiasco. That’s not a secret, and frankly that’s neither here nor there when I'm pointing... Read More
Posted 11 months ago

Lupe Fiasco Drops Long-Awaited “Enemy of the State: A Love Story” Mixtape [Download]

Chicago, Ill. -- Chi-town phenom Lupe Fiasco is back in the Booth with his hotly-anticipated mixtape, Enemy of the State: A Love Story. Released on Thanksgiving day, the brand new street album features freestyles over tracks... Read More
Posted 5 years ago

Lupe Fiasco’s “The Cool” Earns RIAA Gold Certification

New York, NY -- "LUPE FIASCO'S THE COOL," the chart-topping second album from 1st & 15th/Atlantic recording artist Lupe Fiasco, has been certified gold by the RIAA for sales exceeding 500,000. The critically acclaimed album... Read More
Posted 7 years ago

Lupe Fiasco Announces the Birth of “THE COOL”

New York, NY -- 1st & 15th/Atlantic recording artist Lupe Fiasco has announced next week's release of his hugely anticipated second album, "LUPE FIASCO'S THE COOL." Highlighted by the smash single/video, "Superstar (Feat.... Read More
Posted 7 years ago

Lupe Full of Tricks, Gives Treat on Halloween [Exclusive]

Article by Brian "Z" Zisook As millions of Americans spent their Halloween dressed up as President Bush, Big Daddy Kane or Shrek, several hundred Hip-Hop fans made their way into Chicago’s House of Blues for a special... Read More
Posted 7 years ago

Lupe Fiasco’s “The Cool” Gets New Release Date

Chicago, IL -- Atlantic Records/1st & 15th recording artist, Lupe Fiasco, will release his sophomore album "Lupe Fiasco's The Cool" on November 20th. The first single, Superstar, will be at radio before the end of August.... Read More
Posted about 8 years ago

The Game, Chingy & Lupe Fiasco To Play Free, Exclusive Shows

Flash Concerts 2006 launched this week with a full schedule of free concerts in 10 cities across the United States featuring major musical acts powered by Cingular Wireless, the nation's largest wireless carrier, and Sony... Read More
Posted 8 years ago

Lupe Fiasco’s Debut Is #1 Rap Album This Week

NEW YORK, NY -- 1st & 15th/Atlantic recording artist Lupe Fiasco scores an impressive #1 debut this week as his album, "LUPE FIASCO'S FOOD & LIQUOR," tops the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart. The Chicago-based MC also ranks... Read More
Posted 8 years ago

Designer Mark Ecko, Common, Rakim, Lupe Fiasco & Rhymefest Invade NYC

New York, NY -- Marc Ecko, founder of the world famous rhino brand of apparel, *ecko unltd., today announced details for “Marc Ecko’s Save the Rhinos 2nd Annual Benefit Concert,” starring Common, Rakim, Lupe Fiasco, DJ... Read More
Posted 9 years ago