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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

Rod189's picture

i knew everything on here accept he was th elead singer of JAPANESE CARTOON lol
Rod189's picture

but foreal lupe u dont have to explain nuttin......just make good music like u do.
Ruffstylz's picture

Church. You've trailblazed a path being yourself and there's no reason you should stop. I love Solar Midnight too, what do you do when you've smashed mixtapes, two absolutely classic albums (The Cool's my favourite hip-hop album of all-time), guest spots and a musically diverse side-project? You make a song like Solar Midnight. You're lyrically SUPREME and you've proved it, clearly the best in the world right now and you should definitely keep pleasing yourself 'cause you think it out so well you always please the real fans at the same time. The rest will follow, you're an innovator, so keep innovating..... The world needs it even when they don't know it.
Lyrix's picture

Dope. lol i been tryna tell people that IS you in Japanese Cartoon...they don't listen...Lasers!
sorayaaaa's picture

I agree with WHOISJAYYYY when he says that a lot of lyrics may go over people's heads. But that's what's so incredible about you and your writing. You're intelligent, poetic, eloquent and all of that is totally intertwined and apparent in your music, because that is who you are. You are so original and your songs have SUBSTANCE--which is something that seems to be missing in most of hip hop today, which is why you're pretty much the only hip hop artist that I really listen to. You don't degrade women in your songs, you don't rap about materialistic things, and you write shit where people can actually RELATE. When I'm listening to your songs, I feel like I'm listening to a story every time, like I can sympathize, and that's a wonderful thing. PLEASE keep doing what you're doing and stay true to who you are and ignore the negativity. You are an inspiration to many!
HipHop'sCPR's picture

I just want to know are you really dropin another mixtape this year
Blazenificent's picture

Lu, Solar Midnight is the shit. My favorite song right now. I just wanted to say that lol. AND TO ALL OF THE LUPE HATERS WHO SAY HE IS A SELL OUT: WAKE UP AND REALIZE AND BEGIN TO APPRECIATE THE UNIQUENESS OF THIS MAN. LUPE IS NOT ONLY A GRAND MASTER OF CEREMONIES (MC) HE IS THE PERFECT ROLE MODEL. YOU CANNOT SLANDER THIS MANS CHARACTER. WHAT HE PUTS OUT IS POSITIVE MUSIC. IGNORANT, ARROGANT, UNSOPHISTICATED PEOPLE NEED TO KEEP THEIR COMMENTS TO THEMSELVES UNTIL THEY HAVE A VALID STATEMENT. OTHER WISE LET THE LASERS SHINE UPON YOU.
Thecoolest_6's picture

We appreciate what you're doing Lupe, thanks for everything. Keep it real, FNF UP. Come back to Portland, I wanna meet you again my man!
Kid zomboid's picture

Oh lu, youre not a sellout for making solar midnight. Its just sad that your associating with the lame unoriginal teen-hype piece of shit wich is the twilight series. Its like if lil wayne made a song for planet 51. But different strokes for different folks i suppose. And when is lasers coming out? Don't hype up something if it doesn't even have a release date yet. I know the mixtape is just to kep fans, but with disappointments like this patience will run thin.
thecoolestgurl's picture

thank you lupe for clearing that shit up. :) FNF UP!
JayAllDay72's picture

I tried to tell ppl dont hate on the style. Im feelin the rock records though even tho i prefer hip hop, especially when you do 'em live I got hyped up for hello goodbye n the instrumental ... cant wait for the album ! or at least to know to productions n features
whoisjayyyy's picture

I Think Your So Underrated. I think your lyrics and the way you put words together is so unique and crazy.a lot of what you say goes over peoples heads. even when you think a line of yours means something it may have another meaning which is so creative lol keep doing what you do all of your albums and mix tapes are legendary to me. one of my fave tracks to this day is spray paint & ink pens and pens and needles. to me your deff one of the best rappers alive. lyrically no one can see you ...except eminem of course hahah all love man
DanielShar's picture

If Enemy of the State is "watered down" I guess LASERS is going to make my head explode. Keep killing shit, Lu. Let us know what's up with those Live DVD's from the Congress the past two years. I heard 08 won't be officially released, but why let it go to waste? Leak it. Please.
Goodlife65's picture

Its great to have a artist who talks to his fans and comments on his site FNF up..
JaYC's picture

You finally admitted to Japanese Cartoon Hell yeah lupe... sick shit.. as being my biggest influence in my music... keep doin it...
nIANja909's picture

Can you please confirm or deny the allegations that DJ Busy is actually just a bum who really has no purpose and just hangs around and pretends to actually do something? (Similar to Turtle from Entourage)
Adam_4's picture

Keep it coming man, A true inspiration.
Pat Lav's picture

thanks for sharing the truth now there wont be anymore rumors.. cant wait for LASERS
Stoopidspidey_2's picture

Can't wait for LASERS to come out. You're an inspiration to many art mediums. Sequential art.
MasterJulius's picture

i dnt understand...u are just too cool
VerbalInfluence's picture

*sniff* lol I can wait, new album new year iight cool cool....and yea...people don't seem to understand the difference between an ALBUM and a MIXTAPE
wire28's picture

is army girl the single for LASERS
KidCastro's picture

Thanks for the Update Lu' Cant wait for Lasers. We love U. Salaam ; )
yungtyme704's picture

Dang....The onlly one that really hurt is Laser not being released in 09...iWas amped for that but its all gud tho....FNF UP
RhonDina's picture

thnx for clearing that up lu .... love u man
Ray_2's picture

KEEP IT COMIN' LUPE. WE LOVE YOU.
ItsGonRain's picture

Thanks for clearing things up Lupe, 2010 is looking glorious.

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