Lupe Fiasco

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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Jul
18
New Music: Chuckie f/ Lupe Fiasco, Too $hort, & Snow Tha Product – ‘Makin’ Papers’

Makin' Papers

DJ Chuckie brings Lupe Fiasco, Too $hort, and Snow Tha Product into his EDM world on his new single “Makin’ Papers.” Over a spastic electro beat, the rappers chase their paper, while Lupe provides the hook. Head to the dance floor with their hustler’s anthem.

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Jul
4
Video: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Lamborghini Angels,’ ‘ITAL (Roses),’ & ‘Audubon Ballroom’

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco is setting off his own fireworks this Fourth of July. The controversial rapper debuts the explosive video trilogy “#1234,” which consists of “Lamborghini Angels,” “ITAL (Roses),” and “Audubon Ballroom,” off last year’s album Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1.

In the 13-minute clip, directed by Alex Nazari, Lupe tackles social, political, and racial issues. Children are seen watching television as images of guns, drugs, and fast food flash across the screen.

In one scene, a conservative, executive, grandmother, priest, and KKK member sit down at a conference table to meet, but it quickly turns ugly. And in the shocking conclusion, Lupe pulls up a white hood to reveal himself.

“These are the best videos I’ve ever made. Kinda..,” tweeted Lupe.

Watch the provocative visuals below.

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Jun
4
Video: Wale f/ Rick Ross & Lupe Fiasco – ‘Poor Decisions’

Rick Ross

A day after dropping the song, Wale debuts the video for “Poor Decisions” featuring Rick Ross and Lupe Fiasco. Rozay raps in front of the Brooklyn Bridge and strolls through the BK, while Lupe Fiasco shares his words of wisdom in front of the train tracks. Wale preaches to his generation as images of some of these poor decisions flash across the screen.

The song is set to appear on the Maybach Music compilation Self Made, Vol. 3, due August 6.

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May
20
New Music: Lupe Fiasco – ‘Animal Pharm’

Animal Pharm

While we await his new album Tetsuo & Youth, Lupe Fiasco quietly drops another track. The Chi-town MC takes inspiration from George Orwell’s allegorical novel on “Animal Pharm,” but puts his own spin on the storyline using his witty wordplay. Listen to another chapter in Lupe’s book.

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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’

Lupe Fiasco

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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