Lupe Fiasco

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Lupe Fiasco, DOMi & JD BECK, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set… Read More

June 24, 2022

Lupe Fiasco Is On To His Next Chapter

Lupe Fiasco spoke with Okayplayer about his new album Drill Music in Zion, his forthcoming MIT course, rappers catching RICO… Read More

June 24, 2022

ONE Musicfest Will Bring Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Jazmine Sullivan & More to Atlanta

Held from October 8-9 at Central Park in Atlanta, ONE Musicfest will have performances from Jazmine Sullivan, Lil Baby, Rick… Read More

June 22, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Flying Lotus, Steve Lacy, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set… Read More

June 17, 2022

Listen to 6LACK Cover Yasiin Bey’s Classic “Umi Says”

As part of the second annual “Juneteenth 2022: Freedom Songs," 6LACK covers the 1999 Yasiin Bey classic "Umi Says" from… Read More

June 10, 2022

Lupe Fiasco Announces New Album ‘Drill Music In Zion’

On Wednesday, Lupe Fiasco announced his forthcoming album Drill Music in Zion, with lead single “Autoboto” featuring singer-rapper Nayirah. New… Read More

May 19, 2022

Artists Give Kendrick Lamar High Praise For ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers’

After the release of Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, artists went to social media to praise Kendrick Lamar on… Read More

May 13, 2022

Freddie Gibbs Takes Aim at Kendrick Lamar and BET on “Vice Lord Poetry”

Kendrick Lamar's "top five" callout on Baby Keem's "family ties" gets a fiery response from Freddie Gibbs. Freddie Gibbs pulled… Read More

September 13, 2021

From Yasiin Bey To Outkast: 10 Rap Songs That Sampled Aretha Franklin

In honor of the "Queen of Soul," we've selected 10 rap songs that sample Aretha Franklin's music. Aretha Franklin, the… Read More

August 16, 2021

Lupe Fiasco Gave Himself 24 Hours to Record a New Album “From Scratch” — Here’s What Happened

Lupe Fiasco tried to do something widely ambitious — record a new album in a 24 hour span of time.… Read More

August 10, 2021

Lupe Fiasco And Royce Da 5’9″ Begin “Feud” With Lengthy Diss Tracks

Who won the first round — Lupe Fiasco or Royce da 5'9"? Lupe Fiasco and Royce da 5'9" have begun… Read More

July 22, 2021

RZA, GZA, Lupe Fiasco and More Star in Louis Vuitton Summer 2022 Show

Virgil Abloh recruits a star-studded lineup for the latest Louis Vuitton fashion show. On Thursday, Louis Vuitton held its Summer… Read More

June 24, 2021

Lupe Fiasco is Performing ‘The Cool’ Album in its Entirety at Riot Fest

Lupe Fiasco returns to the festival stage to do his entire sophomore album. Back in November 2019, Lupe Fiasco gave… Read More

May 20, 2021

From Lupe Fiasco to Open Mike Eagle, Rappers Have Been Honoring MF DOOM with Tribute Freestyles

In the wake of the untimely passing of MF DOOM, rappers have begun sharing their audio tributes to the masked… Read More

January 11, 2021

Lupe Fiasco Is Requiring Fans Get A Covid Vaccine For His Future Shows. Some Don’t Want To

Lupe Fiasco has been vocally supportive of a covid vaccine, and encouraging people to get one when it becomes available.… Read More

December 7, 2020

Lupe Fiasco Torches a Kanye Beat on New “Mobb Deep” Freestyle

The Chicago rapper lets loose on the instrumental from Beanie Sigel's "Nothing Like It." Like so many rappers, producers, and… Read More

December 6, 2020