Posts tagged "lupe fiasco"

Lupe Fiasco Breaks Down Meek Mill’s Allegations Against Drake in an Open Letter

Meek Mill’s recent allegations against Drake — that is, that the Toronto musician has a ghostwriter handle the majority of his raps —have spread like (intended)…
Brennan Carley / July 23, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s Rapper-Eating ‘Control (HOF)’ Verse Inspires Misguided Replies

Kendrick Lamar’s fire-breathing verse alongside Jay Electronica on Big Sean’s newly aired “Control (HOF)” is having its predictable effect. His intensity in calling out other…
Marc Hogan / August 14, 2013

Poor Decision-Makers Rick Ross, Wale, and Lupe Fiasco Rap About ‘Poor Decisions’

The rapping gentlemen amassed for the new Maybach Music Group single “Poor Decisions” should each know a thing or two about that song’s titular subject.
Chris Martins / June 4, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Big Categories

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living room side-bets with some…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 7, 2013

Why Lupe Fiasco’s Anti-Obama Inauguration Performance Is Unsurprising

In Chicago, in 2004, when those blue “Obama” buttons first started popping up, the similarity to the name of America’s Public Enemy #1 was obvious.
Marc Hogan / January 21, 2013

Lupe Fiasco Quits Halfway Through Two-Part Album

With one tweet, Lupe Fiasco’s 2013 has changed completely. The rapper was supposed to follow up his Grammy-nominated Food & Liquor II: The Great America…
Daniel Kreps / January 17, 2013

President Obama (and Jay-Z) Defeat Hip-Hop Apathy

The only time I have ever felt afraid at a rap show was when Killer Mike performed at this year’s Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh,…
Brandon Soderberg / November 8, 2012

Lupe Fiasco, ‘Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1′ (

The cover art for Lupe Fiasco’s sequel to his 2006 debut, Food & Liquor, is shrouded in all black, a design shtick historically associated with…
Mosi Reeves / October 3, 2012

Lupe Fiasco Mansplains Some More in the Video for ‘Bitch Bad’

Last night, the music video for "Bitch Bad," Lupe Fiasco's muddled, mealy-mouthed missive about rap and misogyny was released. Directed by Gil Green — who…
Brandon Soderberg / August 23, 2012

Lupe Fiasco Mansplains Misogyny on Counterproductive ‘Bitch Bad’

"Who you callin' a bitch?" rages Queen Latifah, on her jazz-sampling single "U.N.I.T.Y.," originally released on the 1993 album Black Reign. "I'm a bad bitch…
Marc Hogan / June 26, 2012
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