Lupe Fiasco

Dec
15
Video: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Deliver’

Lupe Fiasco

After getting spiritual on “Madonna,” Lupe Fiasco comes through with the powerful video for “Deliver.”

The Chicago spitter starts a dialogue about race on the socially- and politically-charged record, produced by MoeZ’art, while Ty Dolla $ign lends his vocals. A kid is seen driving from the ‘hood to a more suburban area where the pizza man delivers.

Due January 20, Tetsuo & Youth features appearances from Ab-Soul, Trae Tha Truth, Fam-Lay, Guy Sebastian, Glasses Malone, and more.

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Dec
14
New Music: Lupe Fiasco f/ Nikki Jean – ‘Madonna’

Tetsuo & Youth

As he gears up for the January 20 release of his fifth album Tetsuo & Youth, Lupe Fiasco blesses us with “Madonna.” Over the ethereal DJ Dahi production, the Chicago lyricist drops some holy bars, while Nikki Jean provides the haunting hook.

Tetsuo & Youth features the single “Deliver,” plus appearances from Ab-Soul, Trae Tha Truth, Fam-Lay, Guy Sebastian, Glasses Malone, and more.

Starting Monday, you can pre-order the album on iTunes and receive “Madonna” as an instant download.

Liberate Lupe’s spiritual song below.

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Dec
1
Lupe Fiasco Reveals ‘Tetsuo & Youth’ Cover, Tracklisting

Tetsuo & Youth

Now that he has a release date, Lupe Fiasco has revealed the cover art and tracklisting for his fifth album Tetsuo & Youth. The 16 tracks include the single “Deliver,” with appearances from Ab-Soul, Trae Tha Truth, Fam-Lay, Guy Sebastian, Glasses Malone, and more.

The album, which drops January 20, marks the follow-up to 2012′s Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1.

Lupe recently became frustrated with his label Atlantic Records and announced plans for a mixtape called Lost in the Atlantic, but it’s unclear if he will still release it.

See the tracklisting below.

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Nov
9
New Music: Lupe Fiasco f/ Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Deliver’

Deliver

Now that his long-awaited album Tetsuo & Youth has been greenlit for release, Lupe Fiasco comes through with his new single “Deliver.” On the socially- and politically-charged record, produced by MoeZ’art, the Chicago MC stirs up a dialogue about race using the example of a pizza man who doesn’t deliver to the ‘hood, while Ty Dolla $ign lends his vocals.

“Pizza man don’t come here no more / Too much dope, too many ni**as on the porch, so the pizza man don’t approach,” he raps, while dropping some enlightening bars: “The ghetto is a physical manifestation of hate and a place where ethnicity determines your place.”

In advance of the January 20 release of Tetsuo & Youth, Lupe has been warming up with his viral tracks “Lilies,” “Haile Selassie,” and “Mazinger.”

Hear his powerful statement below.

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Nov
7
New Music: Fall Out Boy f/ Lupe Fiasco – ‘Only the Bulls’

Only the Bulls

In celebration of the Chicago Bulls new season, Fall Out Boy and Lupe Fiasco join forces to remix the team’s classic song “Only the Bulls.” The Chicago rock band pumps up the crowd, while Lupe puts on for his city on the arena-ready anthem, which can be heard blasting from the speakers at the United Center.

“Feeling flyer than Benny on a trampoline,” says Lupe of the Bulls mascot.

The remix idea came about during the 2013-14 season when the Bulls started playing the original version at home games to celebrate a win.

Before his fifth LP Tetsuo & Youth arrives on January 20, Lupe plans to release his mixtape Lost in the Atlantic. He has already dropped three songs including “Lilies,” “Haile Selassie,” and “Mazinger.”

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Oct
31
New Music: Lupe Fiasco f/ PJ – ‘Mazinger’

Mazinger

Following “Lilies” and “Haile Selassie,” Lupe Fiasco unleashes another track off his upcoming mixtape Lost in the Atlantic. On the S-X-produced “Mazinger,” the Chicago MC raps over the theme song for the Japanese anime series, with references to Nas, Kelis, and Monica Lewinsky.

Lupe has teamed with Fall Out Boy to remix the Chicago Bulls’ anthem “Only the Bulls.”

His fifth album Testuo & Youth will be released on January 20.

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Oct
24
New Music: Lupe Fiasco f/ Nikki Jean – ‘Haile Selassie’

Haile Selassie

In anticipation of his upcoming mixtape Lost in the Atlantic, Lupe Fiasco follows through with his promise and drops “Haile Selassie” featuring Minnesota singer Nikki Jean. The Chicago lyricist stands up for justice and equality on the Soundtrakk production, inspired by the late Ethiopian emperor.

Just last week, Lupe dropped his new single “Lilies” featuring Sirah. His fifth album Testuo & Youth is set for a January 20 release.

Hear Lupe preach to the people on his powerful track.

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