Lupe Fiasco Donates Coats To Hometown Youth

Lupe Fiasco will be doing his part this holiday season by handing out winter coats to needy kids in his Chicago hometown.

Chi-Town’s Channel 7 news reports that the Grammy-award winning MC chipped in $5,000 in an effort to help families in the area. He has already given out hundreds of jackets on the East Side of town and plans on heading to his West Side neighborhood later today.

In related news Lupe will be heading overseas later this month for Australia’s annual Big Day Out Festival. The show travels throughout the country and spans several dates in January and February. – Elan Mancini

  • Young Rich

    Big up’s Lupe

  • Purple Kush

    Good look maybe some of these other rappers can get off their asses and help their community

  • Hate Hate and more Hate

    Just Great . . Now thanks to Lupe (no superstar), we will have more kids running around wearing tight ass jackets like he does

  • macdatruest

    Good shit Lupe, somebody gotta look out for the young ones. Everybody disregard the youth till they grow up and stick a gun in yo face, right? Might change a life Lupe

  • http://www.theunderwriters.blospot.com THE UNDERWRITER

    Score 1 for HH&MH.

    Good idea though, Lupe. Turkeys don’t last more than a day anyway. I just hope they weren’t embroidered with “LupeEnd.”

    No Lupe.

  • g-unit killa

    I was there when he was givin out coats….I made a trip to the Chi to visit Bump J in jail fa robbin a bank….I was like what you doin in here stupid nigga…looked at em fa 3 seconds….and left….then I hopped on the L and called Lu on the Jack and was like what the hell you won’t me to do with all these north faces you neva told me…he was like give em to the kids man….and I swear to God a tear fell out my eye

    • CLARK

      “Nigga you gay!”

  • http://www.rapaveli.com Ambition-1

    I think next year around the holidays I’m gonna give all the impoverished kids in Louisville some free track jackets. I love these damn things!

    http://www.rapaveli.com

  • Shawty J

    Big Ups to Lupe Fiasco. That was a very respectable move on his part.

  • yaboyd101

    see this is a good dude and not a nigger because he gives back to the people who made him who he is these other dudes through up hoods they are not even from and give nothing back its a joke this is why the dude got a grammy and yall are starving

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