Lupe Fiasco

Oct
3
Lupe Fiasco Announces ‘Tetsuo and Youth Preview’ Tour

Lupe Fiasco

In anticipation of his upcoming fifth album, Lupe Fiasco is hitting the road. The Chicago rapper will embark on the “Tetsuo and Youth Preview” tour next month.

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Sep
25
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Pound of Flesh (Paris, Tokyo 2)’

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco wastes no time remixing Drake’s “Pound Cake.” The Chicago rapper drops two-and-a-half minutes of straight bars over the Nothing Was the Same cut and shouts out some fellow Chi-town MCs including Lil Durk, Chief Keef, Common, Kanye, Chance the Rapper, and more.

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Sep
11
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Peace of Paper/Cup of JAYZUS’

Peace of Paper/Cup of JAYZUS

Lupe Fiasco continues to drop free music for his fans. On “Peace of Paper/Cup of JAYZUS,” the Chi-town rapper name checks his peers include Drake, Odd Future, Kanye, and Hov, while addressing his place in the industry.

“Critics say I fell off/ I acknowledge a slip/ But what you call falling from space into a bottomless pit,” raps Lupe.

He is also planning to release “Crack” featuring Chris Brown as the first single from his upcoming album Tetsuo & Youth.

Listen to his 7-minute rap below.

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Aug
18
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘SLR 3 (Round of Applause)’

Lupe Fiasco

Just days after dropping his Kendrick response “SLR 2,” Lupe Fiasco rolls out the third installment in his “SLR” series. Over a soulful beat, produced by Soundtrakk, the Chicago MC raps about his competition (“So what we got here/ Some Top Ramen talkin’ about some top tier”), his upcoming album Tetsuo & Youth, and making headlines.

“So I’m gon’ ride this wave/ Ni**as poppin’ shit that ain’t got nothin’ to do with me/ And just capitalize off all the free press/ Because my publicist charges a lot to do the same shit as these ni**as doin’ for free/ And I can just rap because really the shit don’t mean nothin’ to me,” he raps.

Tetsuo season has begun.

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Aug
14
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘SLR 2′

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco pulls double duty, dropping two songs in one night. Following “#DopeFrancis (American Trap),” the controversial rapper spits more wicked wordplay on “SLR 2,” on which he imitates Adolf Hitler and addresses his peers and critics.

“He so crazy, look at the lil’ baby, ni**a you ain’t Nas, ni**a you ain’t Jay Z/ You will respect me, you will reject me/ But I’ve done so much, no matter how far you go, you will reflect me,” he proclaims.

Go inside the mad mind of Lupe.

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Aug
13
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘#DopeFrancis (American Trap)’

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco always knows how to stir controversy. The Chi-town rapper, who is readying his new album Tetsuo & Youth, tackles faith on his new song “#DopeFrancis (American Trap),” produced by Mr. Inkredible. He compares the dope game to religion, rapping, “God is dope, 100 bricks.”

Listen to his blasphemous new track below.

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Aug
7
Video: DJ Chuckie f/ Lupe Fiasco, Too $hort, & Snow Tha Product – ‘Makin’ Papers’

Makin' Papers

DJ Chuckie goes on a heist with some help from Lupe Fiasco, Too $hort, and Snow Tha Product in the Larenz Tate-directed video for his EDM single “Makin’ Papers.” Lupe and Snow break into a bank with some help from a security guard, played by Too $hort, in the action-packed clip.

Will they be able to get away with the loot? Follow their paper chase.

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