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Frank Ocean In Six-Way Tie For Most GRAMMY Noms

He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.

12/06/2012

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Lupe Fiasco Refuses To Pledge Allegiance To The Flag, Explains Anti-Voting Stance

Don’t expect Lupe Fiasco to pledge allegiance to the flag. The outspoken political rapper recently explained why he won’t stand by the stars and stripes and why his anti-voting stance is not meant to be anti-patriotic.

09/30/2012

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Lupe Fiasco To D.L. Hughley: “Obama Don’t Need Radical Rappers Kissing His A**”

Lupe Fiasco has upped the ante in his tiff with comedian D.L. Hughley. The rapper recently asked Hughley to put his money alongside his criticism.

09/18/2012

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D.L. Hughley On Lupe Fiasco: “He’s Dumb To The Ways Of The World”

Lupe Fiasco may have made peace with Chief Keef, but a new beef could be brewing with jokester D.L Hughley. The comedian and political commentator had some harsh words for Lupe based on the rapper’s recent claims that he is not going to vote in the upcoming election.

09/14/2012

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Lupe Fiasco Makes Peace With Chief Keef: “I Love My Brother”

It appears that Lupe Fiasco is ready to bury the hatchet with Chief Keef. Following a very public Twitter beef that ignited after Lupe said he was in fear of the culture that Keef represents, Lupe has softened his stance.

09/14/2012

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Lupe Fiasco Hints At Retirement Following Alleged Chief Keef Twitter Threats

Lupe Fiasco is ready to walk away from hip-hop. And the outspoken MC points to an unsettling threat made by up-and-coming star Chief Keef and the current skyrocketing murder rate in his Chicago hometown as signs for him to throw down the mic.

09/06/2012

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Lupe Fiasco On 2 Chainz’s “Birthday Song”: “Why Am I Listening To This?”

On Monday (July 23) 2 Chainz released his next single “Birthday Song” which features Kanye West. While the song was a big event for the rising rapper, opinionated MC Lupe Fiasco made news with his response.

07/24/2012

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Pete Rock Responds To Lupe Fiasco’s Rant!

Lupe Fiasco recently dropped his first single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” from his upcoming album Food & Liquor 2 which was a remake of CL Smooth and Pete Rock’s 1992 classic song “T.R.O.Y.” […]

05/31/2012

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Birthday Bash Star Chiddy Bang Decodes Pete Rock And Lupe Fiasco’s Sound Clash

Pete Rock banged the war drum when he heard Lupe Fiasco’s re-creation of the 1992 Pete Rock and CL Smooth classic, “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.).” While Lupe and Rock have yet to resolve their “fair use” dispute, Chiddy Bang producer DJ Xaphoon Jones offered his insight about the music in question and why even sample-heavy hip-hop producers can catch feelings when their music is on the chop.

05/25/2012

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“Rock The Bells” Announces Hip-Hop Heavy Lineup, Lupe Fiasco Not Included

The lineup for the “Rock the Bells” music festival has been announced and includes hip-hop heavyweights from the past, present and future. But one “typo” has created some confusion about the bill.

05/16/2012

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