Posts Tagged ‘Lupe Fiasco’
Lupe soooo meta. He raps about the rap game, with all these symbols that name other artists. It’s really neat. “Drizzy’s Law” live in Atlanta at the kick-off of his Tetsuo & Youth Preview Tour. Hat tip to XXL.
it’s safe to say that hip-hop has reached its Emo Era. rappers, for the first time on a major scale, are extremely comfortable expressing their darkest thoughts and lowest emotions. good for them! (more…)
Lupe is making the most of the rap’s publicity wars by dismantling popular beats and inserting himself into the conversation with symbolic lyrics about how weak the game is. It’s a good strategy: not too confrontational to be overblown but sly and referential enough to thrill those who get it. Be one of those. (Hilarious that he keeps naming these songs sequels to his earlier work when they have nothing to do with that at all.)
Lupe Fiasco making sharp commentary on the influence of “paper” on the rap greats. In a way, this is a less explicit “letter” to hip-hop legends than Kanye’s “Big Brother” or J. Cole’s “I Let Nas Down.” Greatest rapper alive or greatest rapper to die? The greatest rapper’s a lie. Rhymes after the jump. (more…)
MMG releases the official tracklisting for third installment in their Self Made compilation series, dropping September 17. (more…)
Finally, the official tracklisting and full production credits for Ye’s sixth solo effort. (more…)
A day after premiering the track, MMG drops the visual for “Poor Decisions.”
MMG drops their second track of the day. (more…)
The world is at a place it’s never been, where anything from the government to the secret lives of celebrities are being exposed. Conspiracy theories are everywhere, even rap! (more…)
Lupe pays tribute to slain Chicago infant Jonylah Watkins on this new track, produced by Soundtrakk. (more…)
These pieces are so well put together. Here, they talk about business, social commentary, and more. Part two is right down bottom (more…)
Lupe gets interviewed in Sydney, Australia and opens up about his upcoming Food & Liquor 2 album, its cover, and its sequel due after Christmas.
Lupe briefly explains the concept behind his upcoming album while walking away from a wrecked car. Food & Liquor 2 drops September 25.
iHipHop Blog Team