Posts Tagged: Lupe Fiasco

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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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Lupe Fiasco To Headline Hip-Hop Panel Commemorating “Lasers” Protest

Lupe Fiasco and The Fiasco Street Team will hold a Hip-Hop discussion panel this Saturday, November 12, at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, New York. The panel will commemorate the anniversary of the historic “Fiasco Friday” event, where hundreds of fans protested outside Atlantic Records in New York City for the release of Fiasco’s latest… Read more »

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Real Revolution? – Occupy Your Own Street

Pardon me, but what is this “Occupy Wall Street” stuff all about? Downtrodden people have been showing up every day in mass numbers for a month now, shouting up towards the windows of Fortune 500 skyscrapers, getting arrested in mass numbers, and blocking up traffic. Argh. That traffic part sucks since I venture into Manhattan… Read more »

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