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Lupe Fiasco gave his fans a positive version of Rick Ross‘ who smash BMF. You know the ‘I think I’m Big Meech’ record, well Lupe think he’s Malcolm X or Martin Luther, add a King and then a Junior. The freestyle is subpar at best. Although he has some mind blowing moments I feel like […]

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On July 13, cult-favorite rapper Lupe Fiasco took to his twitter and posted ‘Lasers is out of my hands guys and gals…it’s done and that’s all I can tell you…when they drop it…they drop it…so drop it…’. Lasers, Lupe’s third studio album, was originally slated to be released in the spring of 2010, but as […]

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So far, 2010 has been a pretty great year for music. We’ve seen releases from Drake, Rick Ross, etc. and impressive mixtapes from the likes of Big K.R.I.T., Fabolous, and Pac Div. Not to mention the albums that are due out later this year – Kanye West, That said, a lot of the releases that […]

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My name is Carlos St. John, and you can think of this as my formal introduction to the hip-hop community. I’m a rapper from Brooklyn, New York. And I already know what you’re thinking ‘annnoooother raaaapppperr’?! I’m laughing as I’m writing this cause I know exactly where you’re coming from. I usually think the exact […]

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First there was the original version & then came the scorching hot remix featuring Big Boi from Outkast. The song ‘Tightrope’ is coming from the artist named Janelle Monae who is signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy imprint. Her album ‘The ArchAndroid was released a couple of months back including this single & many more hot […]

Ice Cube – It Was a Good Day Ice Cube recounts an unusually pleasant day in South Central Los Angeles with his smooth, laid back west coast flow. This song has stood the test of time— a true hip-hop classic. Quotable Line: “Get me on the court and I’m trouble/ Last week f*cked around and […]

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Under-appreciated rapper, Lupe Fiasco, spoke to students during an Empowerment Conference for Teenage Girls in Chicago’s south side. The conference focused on the high teenage pregnancy rates in the area, trying to spread positivity in order to change the statistics. While Lupe was there to speak to the students, he also talked with TrueStar about […]

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Marc Jacobs has really out did himself with this new project. Creativity at its finest, the board features Marc’s branding an a tapeless wood finish on the top of the board. The board’s name is ‘Hands’ which makes sense do to the crazy collage of hands on the back. Maybe we”ll see Lupe Fiasco or […]

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Marc Jacobs has really out did himself with this new project. Creativity at its finest, the board features Marc’s branding an a tapeless wood finish on the top of the board. The board’s name is ‘Hands’ which makes sense do to the crazy collage of hands on the back. Maybe we”ll see Lupe Fiasco or […]

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Fresh off of the release of her debut album The Archandroid, Janelle Monae has teamed up with labelmates Lupe Fiasco and B.O.B for the remix for to her hit single ‘Tightrope.’ The remix, dubbed the ‘Wondamix’ after Monae’s label Wondaland Arts Society, features whole new production and a rap verse from Monae herself. Lupe, B.O.B, […]

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Along with the Young Money-style punchline (e.g.’it’s going down…basement’) the ‘first name {blank}, last name {blank}’ rhyme pattern has become very popular as of late. Check out some of the funnier examples of this. Artist: Drake Alias: Greatest Ever Origin: ‘Forever’ Lyric: “Last name ever, first name greatest.” [pagebreak] Artist: Gucci Mane Alias: Get Some […]

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This morning’s mixtape is the ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ mixtape brought to you but thisisred.net and Redlight! Clothing and it features the latest tracks from Drake, Lupe Fiasco, Big Sean, N.E.R.D., Charles Hamilton, Kid Cudi, Diggy Simmons, and many more. Check out the tape!   Download Mixtape | Free Mixtapes Provided by DatPiff.com