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Lupe Fiasco Says He Reached Out To Nas To Do A Joint EP

Lupe Fiasco Says He Reached Out To Nas To Do A Joint EP

"I’ve Not Heard Back Yet": Lupe Fiasco Says He Reached Out To Nas To Do A Joint EP
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Lupe Fiasco just released a joint EP with Kaelin Ellis.

After recently releasing the House EP alongside Kaelin Ellis, Lupe Fiasco hopes to do another EP but with the one and only Nas next.

In a recent interview with Apple Music’s Ebro Darden, Lupe addressed rumors that he was working on a project with the New York rapper.

“We talked about the Amy Winehouse record, right? It was like, go in the studio, Nas has a bunch of blunts there — he’s obviously ready. … It’s like, ‘Oh, what are we doing? What am I stepping into? What are we finna do right now?’ The conversation that we had was incredible — it was unbelievable,” Lupe said. “And then it went into, ‘Ok, so what are we doing? What do you want to do?’ And I told him about the Amy Winehouse piece. I was like, ‘This is what I’m engaged in right now, conceptually—maybe it tickles your fancy. … It just tapered from like, ‘Ok, let’s see, whatever.’ Then Nas goes on to be Nas, Lupe goes on to be Lupe. So that’s kinda where it ends.”

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“I have Nas’ phone number, so I’m feeling myself maybe a month ago and I was like listening to some beats, going through the concepts,” he continued. “… I was just like, ‘You know what, let’s do an EP. Life is short, COVID-19. Let’s do an EP.’ I’ve not heard back yet.”

Lupe discussing the possible Nas collaboration begins at the 10:50 mark. Last year, fans began to speculate that Lupe and Nas might be collaborating after an image of the two in a studio was shared on social media.

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