Lupe Fiasco released his new single “Around My Way(Freedom Ain’t Free)” to the disapproval of legendary producer Pete Rock. Lupe’s single is a direct remake of Pete and C.L. Smooth’s “T.R.O.Y. (They Reminisce Over You)” according to the producer. Pete took to twitter to express his dislike for Lupe’s single, saying, “No disrespect to lupe fiasco and i like him alot but TROY should be left alone. Feel so violated,the beat is next to my heart and was made… Outta anguish and pain. When it’s like that it should not be touched by no one!” he wrote. “It’s so hard for folks to make original music, I possess that, but these dudes are scared of that and this is supposed to be HIP HOP?
The two have since the settled their differences,”I just got off da phone Lupe, we worked out our differences and we bout to get it in. Gonna be epic and we gonna give Troy and hev the proper respect they deserve and make history with Lupe”, was a tweet from Pete Rock.
Lupe’s message on twitter: “Shout to the Friends & Family for bringing some internal closure to this…all g on this side Pete…Big Chuck whaddup…”
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