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    September 01, 2011

    Lupe Fiasco has announced plans for the “Generation LASER" tour, a full-scale North American trek that will see the Grammy Award-winning artist performing across the country through the fall, wrapping on October 11th at Fox Theater (see dates). The major tour will feature various opening artists including Big Sean, Girl Talk, Tinie Tempah, Sarah Green and Wale in select markets.

     

    Meanwhile the third single “Out of My Head (feat. Trey Songz)” from Fiasco’s third studio album, “LASERS,” which debuted at No.

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    August 21, 2011

    Lupe chatted up backstage @ KMEL's Summer Jam last night. See above!

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  • For the rest of the month of August, the Lupe Fiasco Foundation will be providing daily meals to two Chicago locations in support of the Block by Block initiative. The foundation hopes to feed at least 100 people per day.

    The community meals will be provided at:

    West Englewood Methodist Church
    2000 W 68th St
    Chicago, IL 60636

    The New Birth Christian Center
    5335 West Le Moyne Street
    Chicago, IL 60651

    For more information about the Lupe Fiasco Foundation, visit the website here.

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    The XXL...

    Its by far the best of times. There is so much to choose from. Endless choice. An abundance of delicacies. Filling the void should be easy. And what a hungry void it is!  And as deep as it is hungry but by the time i'm finished with it it will be stuffed to the brim. By the forkful and by the forklift it will be satisfied. And there is so much more to be piled upon satisfaction as well. Layer after layer. No other time can compare to the surplus of these present hours. No other place can even begin to compare tallies of gorgeous, delectable things.

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  • The Dispatch...

    I went out and visited with the collateral damage today. It says "Hi" and that everything is great. The optimism of the collateral damage knows no bounds and should be applauded for its lack of even a hair of despair. Upon the first sight of me the collateral damage exploded into thunderous applause. It shot headfirst into cheering and a pleasant albeit foreign whistling that filled the air with the audible scent of sweet daisies, a strange description I suspect most would reach if one were to try to find a comparable sensation in the realm of flora. 

    I was literally

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    The Times…

     

    Stepping out into the square the first thing noticed is the emptiness. Odd because the square is crawling with people. It is at maximum capacity. It is full. The emptiness is not the lack of objects but the lack of substance. The lack of purpose. Odd again because the square is full of things to do. It is bustling with all forms of entertainment and engagement. It is full of purpose. The dual nature of the square leads one to cancel out attempts at identifying the true nature of the square because at once it is undefinable and also defines itself thoroughly.

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  • Lupe Fiasco talks about how his father's involvement with the Black Panthers influenced his childhood and music. MTV2's 120 Minutes with Matt Pinfield premieres Saturday, July 30 at 1am ET. Don't miss it!

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