Lupe Fiasco Calls Out “Dirty Jewish Execs” on “N.E.R.D.”
Update (Dec. 14, 2:58 p.m.):
Days after rapping about "dirty Jewish execs" in the song above, Lupe Fiasco is now naming a few of those Jewish music industry executives on Twitter, including former Warner Music CEO Lyor Cohen and the company's current CEO Craig Kallman.
Lupe Fiasco blesses fans with a fire new song titled "N.E.R.D." that he recently recorded in Lincoln, NE. Lupe shows off his lyrical prowess over J. Cole's "Everybody Dies," which interpolates the production from A Tribe Called Quest's "Lyrics to Go."
"Too many best rappers, not enough best rhymes though/Guess I'm delusional, used to doing it all the time so/Maybe I'm just jaded, out of touch and unrelated/Unable to connect greatness based on the person who makes it/Or maybe I just hate it/And that would make me a hater/Maybe it is great but that don't mean it's raider/Having your profile raised doesn't make you a raiser/Being ambiguous with assertions, isn't making you safer," he raps.
Never the one to hold his tongue, Lupe also addresses MCs who get bamboozled by the major labels. "Artist gettin' robbed before they publish/By dirty Jewish execs that think his alms from the covenant/I'll retire when I'm tired, that's a Firestone death/Easy to say when nobody's there, like a microphone check."
An interesting note to point out is a previous tweet from Lupe minutes before posting "N.E.R.D." The rapper uses the viral good Kermit/bad Kermit meme while referencing destroying other rapper's beats used on their albums.
"N.E.R.D." follows up the snippet of Lupe's new song “Killers,” which he previewed last week (Dec. 5). Fans have been patiently waiting for Lupe's next album Drogas Light, to hit stores. He had once promised that he was releasing three albums this year but couldn't drop any because of clearance and mixing issues. The Chicogian wrote on Twitter in October, “I tried 2 make it happen but best laid plans make a mess made. Drogas Light and Drogas are fully recorded & sitting but clearances and mixing issues for Drogas are pushing us beyond realistic deadlines now. So I’ll take these L’s like a champ and keep moving.” Last month he dropped “Made in the USA,” which is also expected to appear on Drogas Light.
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