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Lupe Fiasco Removed From Inaugural Performance After Anti-Obama Rant

(AllHipHop News) Last night (January 20), Lupe Fiasco was removed from the stage at Sunday’s StartUp RockOn concert at the Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C., as part of the weekend’s inaugural festivities. In an anti-Obama performance, Lupe Fiasco performed his 2011 track “Words I Never Said,” in what has been described was a 30 min… Read more »

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Curren$y Sells Out SOB’s, Brings Special Guests Styles P, Stalley, Smoke DZA and More

(AllHipHop News)Last night (January 3), Curren$y performed at the famed SOB’s venue in Manhattan, New York. While Curren$y performed a host of his own personal and fan favorites, he also managed to bring out Styles P, Stalley and Smoke DZA to perform collaborative tracks. Also in attendance to make special guest appearances were Lupe Fiasco, Mickey… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Lupe Fiasco Reveals Why He Refuses To Pledge Allegiance To The Flag

Outspoken Chicago MC, Lupe Fiasco knows how to keep his name in the headlines, doesn’t he? Whether it’s admitting that he’s not voting in the upcoming Presidential election, or Twitter beefing with Chief Keef and D.L. Hughley – Lupe makes sure that his opinions are heard. RELATED: Hip-Hop Rumors: Lupe Fiasco In Another Twitter Beef?… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Lupe Fiasco In Another Twitter Beef?

Someone please revoke Lupe Fiasco’s Twitter privileges. The rapper, who has recently verbally sparred on Twitter with fellow Chicago rapper Chief Keef, is back on his Twitter gangster. RELATED: Hip-Hop Rumors: Chief Keef Threatens Lupe And Lupe Replies! The outspoken rapper has taken aim on comedian D.L. Hughley, who recently criticized the rapper for confessing… Read more »

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Drugs, Guns and Gangs: How Rapper Chief Keef Represents Bloody Chicago Culture

Originally published at TheGrio.com. In the span of two weeks Chicago-based rapper Chief Keef has been demonized by a variety of media publications. They have attacked the content in his music, his negative image and even his young mother (she’s 32) for being what some have called an irresponsible parent for condoning her son’s erratic… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco Releases Tracklist and Blacks Out Album Cover for New Album “Food and Liquor 2”

Photo credit: Brian Moghadam (AllHipHop News) Lupe Fiasco, has released the tracklist and blacked out on his album art for his new album, Food and Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, due in stores and on Amazon on September 25. The album cover is pitch black with no title except a mandatory “parental… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco Set To Appear At His Foundation’s Annual Block-By-Block Feeding Initiative

(AllHipHop News) Lupe Fiasco is set to appear next month at his charitable foundation’s 4th Annual Block-By-Block Initiative in Chicago, which launched earlier this week. According to the Lupe Fiasco Foundation website, the “Community Feeding Initiative’s” goal is to feed “at least 100 people daily and target inner-city communities such as Austin, East Garfield Park,… Read more »

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Pete Rock Speaks Out About Lupe Fiasco’s New “T.R.O.Y.” Sampling Single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”

(AllHipHop News) The recent backlash surrounding Grammy Award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco’s new single, “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”, may have been unexpected when his first offering from Food & Liquor 2 was released last night (May 21). Pete Rock, who produced “T.R.O.Y.” in 1992 as a dedication to Troy “Trouble” Dixon of Heavy D and the… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco’s “Food and Liquor 2” to Be Double Album; First Single Expected On May 22nd

(AllHipHop News) Grammy Award-winning artist Lupe Fiasco has announced that his next album, the highly-anticipated sequel to his 2006 debut Food & Liquor, Food & Liquor 2, will also be a double album release. While speaking to FUSE at the Beale StreetMusic Festival, which took place this past weekend in Memphis, Tennesee, Lupe revealed the news regarding Food & Liquor… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Lupe Says “No More Mixtapes?”; “Food & Liquor 2” To Be Double-Album?

At a recent show in Portland, Oregon, Lupe Fiasco announced that he would no longer be releasing mixtapes and that his most recent project, Friend of the People, which was released in November, would be his last free offering. After stating that he’s done “some pretty groundbreaking things” with his mixtapes, Lupe said that “in… Read more »

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Lupe Fiasco, Ghostface, and Raekwon Tapped For 2012 Soundset Festival; Full Lineup Revealed

(AllHipHop News) Earlier today (March 5), Complex revealed the lineup and details for the 2012 Soundset Festival which is slated for Sunday, May 27 at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota. The 2012 Soundset Festival, which boasts a lineup of over 40 artists, acts, and groups, is being presented by Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose and will… Read more »

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Jill Scott Assists Pharoahe Monch In “Still Standing” Video; Nominated For NAACP Image Award

(AllHipHop News) Grammy-winning singer Jill Scott has joined up with rapper Pharoahe Monch in the new video for his single “Still Standing” off last year’s Duck Down release, W.A.R. (We Are Renegades). The Terence Nance-directed clip, which depicts a young Monch getting injured and regaining his strength and power, premiered exclusively on the music page of Red… Read more »

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