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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

Eric Sincere Graham's picture

yeah lupe,tell em like it is,FNF UP AND AWAY FACEBOOK: ericgrahamjr@gmail.com
OtakuNes's picture

chuch! tell 'em Lu I'll admit I was upset you did a song for new moon. But that's my personal feelings about the twilight series. If you hot, you hot. Personal feelings ain't got shit to do with talent. FNF UP!!
datkid1220's picture

can u please clear up that ur also NOT usin autotune on "solar midnite". people seem to think that any voice effect at all is autotune, even tho autotune is some robotic voice stabilizin bullshit for people that cant sing..
poetic ice's picture

No complaints from me, or my older brother. we love all the music that's been relased so far, and can't wait for more! (especially the rock crossover stuff)
emmajc92's picture

quite simply, I love you for your music, the way it sounds, and the way it makes me feel. I couldn't care less about what anyone else thinks, or whatever rumours they want to come up with, just as long as you keep doing what you do best. FNF UP..... forever.
Hori's picture

I mean SHIT I don't even know why people are so concerned with you being on the NM soundtrack...if they gave it a listen they'd find some notable names in music, like Thom Yorke of Radiohead. RADIOHEAD. I'm excited that he was asked to contribute, especially since NM has broken records both domestically and worldwide...idk about you but I'd be happy for someone who's involved with something that successful... I can tell that you enjoyed producing Solar Midnite, and I feel that your best material stems from genuine interest and pleasure. I have no issue. Keep being you, cause I'm enjoying the hell out of it.
Mr.Hez's picture

Im glad to have to proper info...and if enemy of the state was watered down...ima need to step my game up...cause if i gonna enhance minds...i gotta be more.......just more... Mr.Hez FnF Up
mizzluna's picture

Thanks for the update. Can't wait for Lasers to drop! Gonna be my favorite album of 2010... already know it. FNF UP
nIANja909's picture

See what you've created Lu... Recent Customer Reviews: OMG!!!!!!!!! lOVE MOST OF ALBUM!!!!! by TOM KAULITZ LUVA XOXO im a HUGE twilight FAN and i love this album but some songs are a little weird!!!!! BUT MY FAVE IS SOLAR MIDNITE!!!!!!! WAS SOOOOO COOL LOVE MOVIE TOOOOO!!!!! ALSO AM HUGE JACOB FAN!!!!!! tEAM jACOB!!!!!!! ( BARK BARK!!!!!)
urtan rrahmani's picture

dam i was hoping the dec. 15th rumor was true lol oh well i bought an ipod just to listen to your songs ahhahahaah
Tempermentalist's picture

why are people saying your down with the Illuminati though?? Cause that's another rumor going around the net now that you didn't address to in these facts. And that's some serious accusations that SHOULD be addressed to make things clear. I don't know you are for you fans, but certain fans want to know the answer to that ESPECIALLY me!
C.wood's picture

if Enemy of The State was "watered down" than Lasers of gonna be FIRE!!!!! damn i knew it was gonna be hot but DAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaMmmmmmmmmmNNnnnnnnnnnnnnnnNNNNNN
simplydagreatest1's picture

LU!!!! Keepin it real as usual. This is what i love about you man. forget them haters and keep doin you. You got the best lyrics/ flow/ mind of anyone out there and thats why you the best. FNF UP
JFresh's picture

@211 I couldn't have said it better myself, rappers won't acknowledge that he is the best out of FEAR. He wasn't in the top 10 MCs list and Hov never even MENTIONED him in his verse in "A Star is Born" where he names like every other good rapper. It's starting to piss me off, but Lu don't listen you are a savior. I never even comment on stuff I just love your music too much to ignore these empty rumors that you're a sell out.... NAS OF OUR TIME (except smarter). As a young rapper, you give me hope that one day the lyrics will live... you need your own genre man. TAKE THAT NERD SHIT MAKE IT BANG. i can hear it bangin big man keep it up.
FIASCObby's picture

i was really hoping the rumors of L.A.S.E.R.S. dropping this year were true.. but i'm still anxious and still waiting. thanks for the info Lu !
uk3s's picture

I pray to God.... Then I pray to Lupe. My man, you are TOOO Real. If you actually read my post, know one thing: Your music saved my life, not necessarily hip hop, but any track that you have graced with your mind juice. Respec and much love ukes
MsFiasco'sFlow303's picture

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! my baby jus dogged all his haters. Enemy of the State?! psssshhhh...that was just a teaser. he wrote that in his sleep with a mic by his mouth......and its STILL fire!!!!! Come visit me at Duke U, babe!!!!! you'll know its me....trust!
paristokyo_3's picture

that's exactly what i said about new moon too. i dont see what everyones big deal is. who the fuck cares if you did a track for twilight. thanks for the blog post lu.
Vinny6420's picture

Lupe is a beast, does anyone know if Lupe will do LupE.N.D.??
DENIM.MOUZON's picture

Hmmm people don't like what they can't put into a box... Solar Midnite iz da shiznit! Keep shining...
S.F. Cool Mill's picture

Whoa im so glad your still making an ablum after this one comin up, my freinds had me thinkin you were only making one more I couldn't belive that tho cause Lupe your Lyrics to me and im sure others are straight up next gen churning, I love listening to the words in your songs and hear mad deep info in them its just straight up smart music real talk. Im also intrested in the "Lasers" album just from the title alone and hoping you can hit as hard as you did with "The Cool". Anyway thats all I wanted to put out keep up the work . FNF UP
Cooper13's picture

Lasers > Haters! Sumbody say Enemy was watered down? i don't think so! shit was raw. imagine if Joe went for an hour! U could OD on these verses baby!
Sol Ronin's picture

i am so glad you put this out there for all these hating ass motha fuckas who are so quick you scream someone sold out. Forget them thats new money and new fans. Are they really serious your like the Nas of our generation! I wish you continued success and don't stop what you do. Lupe you not only give me hope for hip hop you also give me hope for life.
KimoTh3rapy's picture

"MOST OF ENEMY OF THE STATE WAS DONE IN ONE DAY..." this is what most people don't realize. "This is like my day to day but this feels like a week to us"
Reggie Gallant's picture

Lupe is gonna blow it ALL up. keep it goin
Symbolyc1's picture

Looking forward to LASERS Lupe, Solar Midnight is a dope track, video is awesome. Keep doin' what your doin' man. FNF
211_2's picture

I personally have heard alot of Rumors about Lupe Fiasco. But the worst one I have come across ,has had to been the fact that people think there is a better rapper to have picked up a microphone. Thats just plainly Obsurd! If u didnt like Enemy of the State... I feel sorry for you, because your taste of Music may be either Uninformed or just Stupid. Its One of the smartest mixtapes Ive ever heard. And i can guarantee that if lupe isnt your favorite rapper and or Artist at that ...that 22 min mixtape conatined more lyrical content than your favorite rappers best Album. Hate if u want, this guy is a genius and its going right over alot of peoples head. I think he should do a DUMB IT DOWN MIXTAPE for all the Idiots out there, and rap as the Artist Michael Young History. And kill it with a phony flow so all u Hip Hop retards can get what in fact he is trying to pull off. You will not hear a fiasco record in Strip clubs, or playing during a drive-by, or while a girl is being raped or even while people are getting drunk and high. This guy bring the ultimate alternative.HATERS DONT GET HIM, RAPPER WONT ACKNOWLEDGE HE IS THE BEST OUT OF FEAR, BECAUSE IF THEY DO, THEY WONT SELL RECORDS!! NOBODY WANTS A PEICE OF POSITIVITY, ITS ALOT HARDER TO DO THE RIGHT THING!! "TAKE THAT NERD SHIT, MAKE IT BANG!!!" THANKS LUPE, FOR DOING MUSIC THAT REAL PEOPLE AND POSITIVE PEOPLE CAN ENJOY!! FNF UP!!!
Alexis J's picture

Regardless of what they say if you love it then I love it...I just saw the video to Solar Midnite and I loved it. I saw the passion you had for the song, i heard it as you rapped the words...im waiting on Lasers...and am thrilled to know that this isnt your last album. I was under the belief it was until you clarified it to me...anyways thanks for being one of the realest in the game Lupe
lostpwnsall's picture

stay strong i know all that noise is hard to hear for the fools who say youve sold out theyre trying to take you down all revolutioarys have someone bringing them down martin luther king, malcom x, nelson mandella your an inspiration and your music is the truth peace be upon you my brother
the coolest_4's picture

hey! you didnt "sell out" at all for doin solar midnite...fuck the haters cant wait for the next mixtape and lasers any date for a japanese cartoon album???

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