Lupe Fiasco

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Lupe Fiasco

Hip-hop music, once a platform for creative expression and friendly competition, has, sadly, become a popularity contest. With record sales down and ringtone dollars up, rookies searching for that "one big hit" seem solely concerned with being deemed "cool." Lyrics have side-stepped, giving way to dance-instructing "rappers" more concerned with sparking the new "Macarena" than being hailed as an MC.

On the outside looking in at such followers is Lupe Fiasco. Rather than conform to music industry standards, Fiasco (born Wasalu Muhammad Jaco) has trail-blazed his own path to critical acclaim. Possessing head-spinning wordplay and a topical range more akin to the underground than the ...

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Lupe Fiasco Kicked Off Obama Inauguration Stage After Anti-Obama Rant

21 January 2013 0 comments

Lupe Fiasco was escorted off the stage at a gig held in honour of Barack Obama’s inauguration on...

ARIA Awards 2012 - Guy Sebastian Performs 'Battle Scars' With Lupe Fiasco!

29 November 2012 0 comments

We’ve been loving the ARIA Awards so far, and were very surprised to see Lupe Fiasco pop up to...

WATCH: Lupe Fiasco Does An Australian Accent With Guy Sebastian!

21 September 2012 0 comments

We were lucky enough to chat to Guy Sebastian and Lupe Fiasco this week in Sydney, and the...

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