Lupe Fiasco

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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Oct
17
New Music: Lupe Fiasco f/ Sirah – ‘Lilies’

Lilies

Now that his album has a release date, Lupe Fiasco thanks his fans for their support by releasing a free song. The Chicago MC teams with rapper Sirah on “Lilies,” which boasts horn-heavy production from The Buchanans. Lu rhymes Ricola with ebola, while Sirah lays down the hook.

He still plans to release his mixtape Lost in the Atlantic leading up to his fifth album Testuo & Youth on January 20.

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Oct
15
Lupe Fiasco’s ‘Tetsuo & Youth’ Gets Release Date

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco will kick off the new year with a new album. The Chicago rapper’s fifth LP Tetsuo & Youth finally has a release date.

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Sep
17
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Pu$$y’

Pu$$y

While we wait on his album Tetsuo & Youth, Lupe Fiasco continues to feed the streets with new music. On the MoeZ’art-produced “Pu$$y” featuring Billy Blue, the Chi-town lyricist spins circles with his mind-boggling rhymes.

“Always been a winner, ever since beginner / I’ll wait to the end, but never ever been a pu$$y ni**a,” he spits.

Hear Lupe’s sophisticated flow below.

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