Lupe Fiasco
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1982-02-16
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Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco Biography (Wikipedia)

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco ( LOO-pay), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontman of rock band Japanese Cartoon under his real name. As an entrepreneur, Fiasco is the chief executive officer of 1st & 15th Entertainment.

Raised in Chicago, Jaco developed an interest in hip hop after initially disliking the genre for its use of vulgarity and misogyny. After adopting the name Lupe Fiasco and recording songs in his father's basement, 19-year-old Fiasco joined a group called Da Pak. The group disbanded shortly after its inception, and Fiasco soon met rapper Jay-Z who helped him sign a record deal with Atlantic Records. In September 2006, Fiasco released his debut album Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor on the label, which received three Grammy nominations. He released his second album, Lupe Fiasco's The Cool, in December 2007. The lead single "Superstar" became his first top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. After a two-year delay, Lasers was released in March 2011 to mixed reviews; however, it became his first album to debut at number one on the Billboard 200. His latest album, Tetsuo & Youth, was released in January 2015.

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Lupe Fiasco Tracks

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Kick, Push
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Kick, Push
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Pick Up The Phone
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Pick Up The Phone
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Touch The Sky (feat. Lupe Fiasco)
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Touch The Sky (feat. Lupe Fiasco)
Lupe Fiasco
Kick Push (Amended Radio Edit)
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Kick Push (Amended Radio Edit)
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Superstar (feat. Matthew Santos)
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Superstar (feat. Matthew Santos)
Tha Rayne
Didn't You Know (feat. Joe Budden & Lupe Fiasco)
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Didn't You Know (feat. Joe Budden & Lupe Fiasco)
N.E.R.D
Everyone Nose (feat. Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & Pusha T)
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Everyone Nose (feat. Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco & Pusha T)
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Past BBC Events

Lupe Fiasco Live Lounge
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2008-04-02T02:13:26
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Apr
2008
Lupe Fiasco Live Lounge

Lupe Fiasco Live Lounge

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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