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“Hip-Hop Saved My Life”
Lupe Fiasco

Year: 2007
This deeply personal, moving narrative finds Lupe telling the story of a struggling MC, hungry for all of the right reasons—paying his mother back for loaning him gas money, fitting his girl, and getting out of the drug hustle. In four minutes, Lupe perfectly captures the come up. Stack that cheese.

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Lupe Fiasco Said ‘Kick, Push’ Helped Hip-Hop Embrace Skateboarding

It's been close to a decade since Lupe Fiasco first broke out in the mainstream world. The song that propelled him to success was "Kick, Push" off his first album, Food & Liquor. Th...

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Lupe Fiasco Has Plans To Make Music With Soccer Star Clint Dempsey

After being given the position as he Music Director for the U.S Men's Soccer Team, Lupe Fiasco has been working diligently to create Spotify playlists and coordinate in-game musical programming...

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Lupe Fiasco Falls Off The Stage During A Performance On ‘SKEE Live’

Lupe Fiasco definitely knows how to bounce back. The Chicago rapper regrouped like a champ after falling off stage during a recent performance of his song “Mission” on SKEE Live...

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Listen To A Preview Of Lupe Fiasco’s “Stellar Light”

Lupe Fiasco has had the honor of being the music director for U.S. Men's National Team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Today, the Chicago rapper releases the official rallying anthem for the team called "Stellar Light...

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Lupe Fiasco Featuring Ty Dolla $ign “Next To It”

Another Ty Dolla $ign feature on a Lupe Fiasco joint? Why Not? The two join forces for "Next To It," which hit the Internet thanks to Chicago DJ MoonDawg...

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Lupe, one of the rapper to voice disapproval had this to say: “Donald Sterling, did he say the N-word? Justin Bieber said it, but it’s cool? “There’s already people coming to his defense. I just did an interview with Fox Sports and they brought up Donald Sterling in that capacity in sports. I just was like, I don’t think anybody should be profiting off racism. Donald Sterling made a billion dollars. You know, sold the team, and made a billion dollars. And then, you just have somebody who just made a very racist joke about it. I wonder if Justin Bieber is going to get the same treatment as Donald Sterling. I don’t think he will. It’s an absurd twist of fate. Absurd things. I guess that’s how that universe puts things out.”
Lupe, one of the rapper to voice disapproval had this to say: “Donald Sterling, did he say the N-word? Justin Bieber said it, but it’s cool? “There’s already people coming to his defense. I just did an interview with Fox Sports and they brought up Donald Sterling in that capacity in sports. I just was like, I don’t think anybody should be profiting off racism. Donald Sterling made a billion dollars. You know, sold the team, and made a billion dollars. And then, you just have somebody who just made a very racist joke about it. I wonder if Justin Bieber is going to get the same treatment as Donald Sterling. I don’t think he will. It’s an absurd twist of fate. Absurd things. I guess that’s how that universe puts things out.”
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Lupe Fiasco Explains The Meaning Behind His Song ‘Drizzy’s Law’

Lupe Fiasco has been getting a lot of buzz lately. After being named music director for the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team, the Chicago rapper found himself under scrutiny for questioning Kendrick Lamar’s lyricism which even caused a Twitter war with rapper Disaster...

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Latest Singles: "Thorns & Horns" featuring Ab-Soul; "Old School Love" featuring Ed Sheeran
Number Of Delays: 1
The Holdup: Originally, Lupe was supposed to drop the Pt. 2 to his Great American Rap Album series, but that plan was cancelled in January 2013. Instead, the next month he announced the next album's title, Tetsuo And Youth.
Latest Singles: "Thorns & Horns" featuring Ab-Soul; "Old School Love" featuring Ed Sheeran
Number Of Delays: 1
The Holdup: Originally, Lupe was supposed to drop the Pt. 2 to his Great American Rap Album series, but that plan was cancelled in January 2013. Instead, the next month he announced the next album's title, Tetsuo And Youth.
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Lupe Fiasco And West Coast Rapper Dizaster Battle On Twitter

Lupe Fiasco and West Coast battle rapper Dizaster went at it on Twitter today.

Dizaster called Lupe out over his comments about Kendrick Lamar...

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Lupe Fiasco Went Into The Studio With Katie Couric

UPDATE: Here's the full interview with Lupe Fiasco and Katie Couric. Lupe sat with Katie Couric for Yahoo! News to discuss his “Mission” campaign, his album and his Obama comments...

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A Guide To Chicago’s Hip-Hop Scene

When XXL released its 2014 Freshmen Cover last month, one of the biggest talking points among hip-hop fans was the strong presence of Chicago rappers...

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