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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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Lupe Fiasco Confirms “Food & Liquor 2″ Is A Double Album!

[photogallerylink id=115555 align=left] Lupe Fiasco recently revealed that he had completed recording tracks for his upcoming album Food & Liquor 2, the sequel to his 2006 debut.  The Chicago, Illinois rapper confirmed plans to make the […]

05/07/2012

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Lupe Fiasco Preps New Album

[photogallerylink id=115555 align=right] On Monday Lupe Fiasco Tweeted that he was holding a listening session for his record label to hear his new album, Food And Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt.1 in New […]

04/10/2012

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Lupe Fiasco Confirms Completion Of “Food & Liquor 2, Tentative Release Date Set For July!

[photogallerylink id=90316 align=left] Lupe Fiasco announced via twitter that he has completed his fourth studio album, Food & Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 and is previewing it for his label Atlantic Records […]

04/09/2012

Last.fm Trends: Lupe Fiasco Celebrates #1, But Not At SXSW

Lupe Fiasco has a lot to be happy about: new album Lasers has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and he was set to be a key performer at this year’s SXSW Music […]

03/17/2011

Young, Influential Industry Game Changers

Atlantic Records released their first of many videos featuring young, influential game changers in lieu of black history month. This video includes [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Janelle Monae[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]B.O.B.[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Estelle[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lupe Fiasco[/lastfm] in the round […]

02/09/2011

Where Should An Artist’s Responsibilties Lie?

Former prodcer of Lupe Fiasco called out the Chicago MC and the story got me to thinking about this question: Should an artist be responsible to his/herself, to the people, or to both?

07/26/2010

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