Lupe Fiasco “Glow in the Dark” Leather Bomber

24 04 2008

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As part of the ongoing “Glow in the Dark” tour featuring Kanye West, Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco and N.E.R.D., world renowned jacket designer Dr. Romanelli and graphic designer Nathan Cabrera have created a special piece for rising music star Lupe Fiasco. The leather bomber tour jacket features a laser etched design revealing intricate art work originally seen on Lupe’s “The Cool” album cover. The jacket is available exclusively at all the select cities taking part in the “Glow in the Dark” tour. [via Hypebeast]

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DJ Semtex Interviews Lupe Fiasco

21 04 2008

Lupe Fiasco and Dj Semtex

Shout out to DJ Semtex. He sent me some excerpts from this last week and they got lost in my bottomless pit of email. Lupe speaks on the Glow in the Dark Tour, CRS, the presidential candidates and more. [via Nah Right]





Lupe Fiasco: Paris, Tokyo

14 04 2008

Lupe Fiasco and his CD “The Cool” has really caught my attention since it came out. Not not only his music, but his video interpretations of the music are fun to watch. Check out the video below.





Hip-Hop Saved My Life

11 04 2008

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He’s a backpack rapper with a penchant for flashy items and a knack for forgetting A Tribe Called Quest lyrics at the wrong time.

But Lupe Fiasco’s recent single, “Hip-Hop Saved My Life,” is as endearing a record as any MC could put together. The song is from his sophomore set, The Cool.

And he’s dedicated it not to one, but two of the game’s finest: Bun B and Slim Thug.

“With ‘Hip-Hop Saved My Life,’ I attempted to make ‘Kick, Push,’ but for rappers,” he explained to MTV Base. “To give a real basic play-by-play of the life of a rapper before he makes it — if he ever makes it, because you can get stuck in that and be trying to make it for the rest of your life.”

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Lupe Fiasco Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

26 03 2008

Lupe Fiasco Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

Most likely a hype building move by Converse, quality pictures have surfaced of a Lupe Fiasco designed All Star which is allegedly not slated for release. The shiny patent upper was conceived with the (Product) Red humanitarian theme in mind which correlates with the subtle use of red highlights. As mentioned, no release date is expected for these joints.

Lupe was performing at the Dr. Romanelli’s 1Hund[RED] Artists shoe launch in LA about a month ago, there was also mention of his own Converse shoe under the Product [RED] line. Converse reports on them today, they are a full black patent leather All Star High with red accents and a white sole. No mention on availability yet.

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Lupe & Wyclef At Full Frontal Fashion

21 03 2008

With the indomitable Nikki Jean and Matt Santos at Hot 97’s little fashion show thing. Clef after the jump.