Lupe Fiasco

Mar
15
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Jonylah Forever’

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco turns his pain into art on “Jonylah Forever.” He dedicates the somber song to the memory of 6-month-old Johnylah Watkins, who was killed after a gunman opened fire on her and her father in Chicago.

“She lives as long as we do. She will live forever. God bless your soul and the family you left behind. We Love You,” said the Chicago rapper, who is working on his new album Tetsuo & Youth.

Lupe asked fans to reserve judgement. “Not a song but a life. Be respectful Please keep negative comments to yourself.”

Hear his touching tribute below.

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Mar
7
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Light Blue’

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Lupe Fiasco briefly returned to Twitter on Thursday to drop a snippet of his new song “Light Blue,” only to follow it up with the full version moments later.

The Chicago MC rhymes about his youth over a thunderous beat, produced by DJ SimonSayz. But the song will not appear on his upcoming album Tetsuo & Youth, due later this year.

“DONT MIND ME….JUST STAYING IN SHAPE…JUST PRACTICE…LIKE A PIANO PLAYER OR A GYMNAST. Not on T&Y…So pls dont Say It Is on your blog. Thanx,” he wrote before deleting the tweet.

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Feb
14
Lupe Fiasco and Guy Sebastian Perform ‘Battle Scars’ on ‘Conan’

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Lupe Fiasco has announced that his next album will be titled Tetsuo & Youth, but he’s not done promoting his current project.

On Wednesday, the Chicago rapper hit up “Conan” with Australian singer Guy Sebastian to perform “Battle Scars” off Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1. The album was nominated for Best Rap Album at last weekend’s Grammys, but lost to Drake.

Watch them perform the cut on late night.

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Feb
10
Lupe Fiasco Announces New Album Title, Then Deletes It

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Has Lupe Fiasco decided on a title for his new album? The controversial rapper tweeted a title before mysteriously deleting it.

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Jan
21
Lupe Fiasco Kicked Off Stage After Anti-Obama Rant

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Lupe Fiasco continues to stir up controversy. During his performance at an inaugural concert on Sunday, the outspoken rapper was kicked off stage after performing anti-Obama lyrics.

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Jan
2
Lupe Fiasco and Guy Sebastian Perform ‘Battle Scars’ on ‘Fallon’

Guy Sebastian and Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco kicked off his new year by hitting up “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” With some help from Guy Sebastian and The Roots, the Chicago rapper performed “Battle Scars” off his Grammy-nominated album Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1.

In November, he deleted all his tweets, but promised to return in 2013.

Until then, get your Lupe fix below.

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Dec
20
Lupe Fiasco Deletes Tweets, Drops Freestyle

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Lupe Fiasco is getting a fresh start before the new year. The outspoken MC has deleted his past tweets, leaving his fans with one last offering until 2013. On an untitled freestyle, he rhymes over fellow Chicago native Common’s “Communism” off his 1994 album Resurrection.

But don’t worry, he will return to Twitter. “Relax Lupe Fans. #LF Twitter is just being rebuilt. Will re-debut in 2013. LF says Hi,” tweeted Lupe.

Listen to his parting gift below.

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