Hip-Hop Saved My Life

11 04 2008

Lupe Fisco

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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PUMA x Yo! MTV Raps – 3rd Series

5 04 2008

PUMA x Yo! MTV Raps - 3rd Series

The honor the golden age of Hip Hop, PUMA is releasing another collaboration with MTV. This 3rd PUMA x Yo! MTV Raps collection will include 3 classic PUMA model – First Round, RS-100, and Suede Patent. Each adorned with wild colorways and mix compositions. Due out on April 15th, in limited quantity, at exclusive retailers, such as the Harajuku and Osaka flagship stores of XLarge in Japan.