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    December 10, 2009

    Hi guys...Lupe Here...

     

    There seems to be a lot...A LOT...of misconception and misguided info floating around the net...so for the sake of clarity and so that everyone (HOPEFULLY) will be on the same page let me reaffirm and debunk some things and just turn down the general noise that is surrounding Lupe Fiasco...thats me...

     

    My Third Album is Titled "LASERS" not "WE ARE LASERS" or "LUPE.N.D."...

     

    MY NEXT ALBUM IS NOT TITLED "LUPE.N.D."...

     

    "LASERS" is NOT my last and final album...

     

    "LASERS" does NOT drop in 2009...

     

    "LASERS" does NOT HAVE A RELEASE DATE YET...

     

     

    "SOLAR MIDNITE" is NOT a single off of "LASERS"...Nor was it intended to be apart of "LASERS" project...

     

    "SOLAR MIDNITE" was exclusively done at the request of the Twilight: New Moon Team to be apart of their film, motion picture soundtrack and as a vehicle to promote the film...NOT TO PROMOTE "LASERS"...

     

    I produced "SOLAR MIDNITE"

     

    I'm not SELLING OUT by doing a song for NEW MOON...

     

    People thought I "SOLD OUT" when I did "Kick, Push"...

     

    I LOVE "SOLAR MIDNITE"...

     

    "SOLAR MIDNITE" is NOT a HIP-HOP RECORD...

     

    I've done ROCK or ROCK-like records on all of my previous albums...i.e. "The Instrumental" "Hello/Goodbye"...

     

    I HAVE A PUNK BAND CALLED JAPANESE CARTOON WHICH I SING IN AND PRODUCE FOR...I DO NOT GO BY "LUPE FIASCO" WHEN I DO SONGS WITH JAPANESE CARTOON...NOR PERCIVAL FATS!!!...I USE MY REAL NAME...

     

    Enemy Of The State was NOT, NOT, NOT meant to be an album...so stop (to the ungrateful among you) TREATING it like one...

     

    Enemy Of The State was short for a reason...I DONT LIKE TO WASTE SONGS...AND IT SHOULDN'T TAKE YOU THAT LONG TO PROVE YOUR NICE IF YOUR "REALLY" NICE...

     

    ENEMY OF THE STATE WAS WATERED DOWN ON PURPOSE...BECAUSE ITS NOT AN ALBUM...

     

    MOST OF ENEMY OF THE STATE WAS DONE IN ONE DAY...

     

    IF YOU DONT HEAR IT FROM ME OR DJ BUSY IT MAY NOT BE THE COMPLETE TRUTH!!!

     

    Its more noise out there and stupid rumor but I really don't have the stamina...

     

    FNF UP...

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Lupe Fiasco's picture
on December 10, 2009

Hi guys...Lupe Here...

 

There seems to be a lot...A LOT...of misconception and misguided info floating around the net...so for the sake of clarity and so that everyone (HOPEFULLY) will be on the same page let me reaffirm and debunk some things and just turn down the general noise that is surrounding Lupe Fiasco...thats me...

 

My Third Album is Titled "LASERS" not "WE ARE LASERS" or "LUPE.N.D."...

 

MY NEXT ALBUM IS NOT TITLED "LUPE.N.D."...

 

"LASERS" is NOT my last and final album...

 

"LASERS" does NOT drop in 2009...

 

"LASERS" does NOT HAVE A RELEASE DATE YET...

 

 

"SOLAR MIDNITE" is NOT a single off of "LASERS"...Nor was it intended to be apart of "LASERS" project...

 

"SOLAR MIDNITE" was exclusively done at the request of the Twilight: New Moon Team to be apart of their film, motion picture soundtrack and as a vehicle to promote the film...NOT TO PROMOTE "LASERS"...

 

I produced "SOLAR MIDNITE"

 

I'm not SELLING OUT by doing a song for NEW MOON...

 

People thought I "SOLD OUT" when I did "Kick, Push"...

 

I LOVE "SOLAR MIDNITE"...

 

"SOLAR MIDNITE" is NOT a HIP-HOP RECORD...

 

I've done ROCK or ROCK-like records on all of my previous albums...i.e. "The Instrumental" "Hello/Goodbye"...

 

I HAVE A PUNK BAND CALLED JAPANESE CARTOON WHICH I SING IN AND PRODUCE FOR...I DO NOT GO BY "LUPE FIASCO" WHEN I DO SONGS WITH JAPANESE CARTOON...NOR PERCIVAL FATS!!!...I USE MY REAL NAME...

 

Enemy Of The State was NOT, NOT, NOT meant to be an album...so stop (to the ungrateful among you) TREATING it like one...

 

Enemy Of The State was short for a reason...I DONT LIKE TO WASTE SONGS...AND IT SHOULDN'T TAKE YOU THAT LONG TO PROVE YOUR NICE IF YOUR "REALLY" NICE...

 

ENEMY OF THE STATE WAS WATERED DOWN ON PURPOSE...BECAUSE ITS NOT AN ALBUM...

 

MOST OF ENEMY OF THE STATE WAS DONE IN ONE DAY...

 

IF YOU DONT HEAR IT FROM ME OR DJ BUSY IT MAY NOT BE THE COMPLETE TRUTH!!!

 

Its more noise out there and stupid rumor but I really don't have the stamina...

 

FNF UP...

Comments

AznHops's picture

Wasn't most of this conventional wisdom anyways? Amazing that this has to be broken down for the supposed "fanbase".
Kofijamal's picture

EOTS was dope. Just keep creating dope music. You haven't drop a cut yet I haven't enjoyed, keep it movin' man!
Akday's picture

When your "nice" people will always hate and say anything just to flap they lips but true Lupe fans know whats good. We the "true" fans truely love you so keep doing your thing. Side projects and all because their hot!
demonocracy's picture

Haters will be haters. Just keep doing what you're doing, critics be damned, and everything will be just fine.
culhanej's picture

Lupe you are the man. I love everything you put out. Don't care if its rock, rap, or whatever. I say just do your thing and I'll love it. I give you props for putting out everything that you have. Good work.
E Lem's picture

LASERS LASERS LASERS! forgive me but ima start the chant NOW!
William Velarde's picture

color me grateful. its 22 mins that could take more than 22 days straight the figure out completely. Packt up like sardines in a crush tin box, and i only say that to reference Radiohead and also Lup's alt rock tendencies. oh and the rosa acosta...well verse, is superb
MsFiasco'sFlow303's picture

i swear i read this blog post every other day......i love u lupe....for alllllll this
Gabroo23's picture

your the man lupe! dont listen to the haters..keep doing your thing..thanks for enemy of the state..salaam brother
heynha's picture

cant wait for LASERS Lupe!!! keep ding what you're doing... i appreciate it! much love!
Jaserakuma's picture

Man maybe we're just greedy Lu. Nobody else is killing it like you did on EOTS. Guess that's why we wanted more lol. I don't know man. Most of us who hate current mainstream hip hop rely extra heavily on you man. I know I definitely wanted more. But hey, it was free, and I'm just a beggar being choosy. I can't wait for LASERS!
JonesSmitty's picture

Glad this is straighten up! Tired of people asking when your next album coming out and calling you a "sell out" because of the Solar midnite track. I guess they are not true hip hop heads because last time I've check Run DMC and other artist used instruments rather than using synthesizers.
Peezy's picture

yeah finally you admit to being the lead singer in Japanese Cartoon
Pookie Builderberg's picture

keep it real lupe, you was comin at lil wayne on that yoga flame??? you know what, you aint got to say it cause we already know the answer lol..... That nigga do look like whoopy tho....
Streets's picture

THANK-YOU LUPE! seriously i appreciate it theres soo mcuh rubbish goin round FNF up!
fresh kaufee clothing's picture

FINALLY! lol..man the rumors are amazing these days..now i do have a question..why was lup.e.n.d. said on ur last album? im guessin life took a turn and opportunities presented themselves ..anyway fnf up man..congratulations on your success as always
MzDGaines's picture

I think it's great and yes alot of ppl don't understand that artist sometimes get asked to do a song for a movie soundtrack but it has nothing to do with your upcoming cd or a new single,,,Keep up the good work sweetie!
Beans's picture

I liked Solar Midnite! Enemy of the state was one of the best mixtapes ever!! I can't wait for LASERS!!!!
FnF4Life_2's picture

Enemy of The State might have been short but that mixtape was absolutely rediculous. If thats his "watered down" stuff I cant even begin to imagine how hard hes gonna go on Lasers.
Ibis Thoth's picture

Thank you for the message Lupe
ATG215's picture

Why would anyone think Lupe is a "sell-out" for doing an awesome single for New Moon? The movie wasn't awful and I thought the idea was to expand and advance... If people can't get that, oh well. Gotta keep it moving. Hopefully they'll get the message soon. Can't wait for LASERS! >>FNF
nick_9's picture

enemy of the state was exactly what i needed to indulge in. lasers gonna be so hard. can't wait for lyrical lu to break out again FNF^
Anyezzy's picture

Kso, are you still quiting rap? if, so are you gonna continune with rock. or, just quit music all together?
23kid's picture

I love you man, just keep doing your thing, and I hope I get to see you on tour in the UK soon
G. Hall's picture

preach man preach! do ya thang lol no need for explanation, ASTYLO said it best down there
Renmazuo42o's picture

Domo arigato Lupe-sama /bow
Question's picture

Thanks, man. I appreciate you clearing that whole 'Japanese Cartoon' thing up for me; because I didn't know what to think. By the way, I love the band. The style is dope. Can't wait to hear something new from them and you. Oh, and I bought "The Twilight Saga: New Moon Soundtrack" when it came out and I love 'Solar Midnite'. Forget all of those closed minded dudes/dudettes who expect an artist to stick to one genre because that's all they expect from that artist. Versatility is what makes music what it is. Beautiful. Keep it up.
Cambo's picture

I feel ya lupe, just keep doin ya thing and keep the hip hop movement goin strong -FNF UP!!!!!-
astylo's picture

it is a fiasco when mister FIASCO has to give an explanation for doing what he loves and what the ppl love hearing , music shouldn't have to be explained since it's heard , "solar midnight" is a point in your carreer , WE DO UNDERSTAND peace
The Cool from Sweden's picture

Safe! I love you / From Sweden FNF UP.

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