Today In Hip-Hop: Lupe Fiasco Releases ‘The Cool’

On this day, December 18, in hip-hop history… 2007: Lupe Fiasco releases his second studio album, The Cool. The concept album was the follow up to his critically acclaimed debut Food & Liquor, which introduced him to the world as one of hip-hop's brightest up and coming stars. It was The Cool solidified him as one of hip-hop's premier lyricists and storytellers. The album expands on the story that was told by Lupe on "The Cool," off of his debut album. Lupe introduces the characters the Streets and the Game. The Cool tells the story of the boy from "He Say, ...

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