The music we come across shape who we are. It reaches us through the mainstream media. It targets the innocent. It molds those who are malleable. Hip hop is a powerful tool in the classroom. Teachers also have the power to decide what we listen to and who we look up to. There are so… Read More Food & Liquor Flashback
This week, Lupe Fiasco released a music video and the delivery was unexpected. Through some simple lyric analysis, we’ve figured out the message of the song. There were some powerful religious connotations and correlations to current day violence and injustice. It was hard to artistically visualize the message as a music video. Fortunately, things came… Read More Madonna(and Other Mothers In the Hood) – Sketch
Lately, there has been some twitter conflict within the hip hop community. Usual stuff. It happens all the time. However, this one caught my attention as it involved some issues concerning Ferguson. It’s a bit difficult to explain the whole twitter feud as I may have some biased opinions. Check the article here as both… Read More Tweet-Hop Conflicts
Whether the release date was hacked or intentionally released, we now know that the album is coming out on January 20, 2015. Fans have been eagerly waiting for new songs since Lupe’s “retirement” from being an artist. Now we know that Lupe has fully recovered and is now ready to warm our hearts through his lyricism… Read More Artwork Revealed for “Tetsuo and Youth”
Lupe Fiasco addresses his concerns on his hometown and other social issues through the analogy of a pizzaman. This song definitely appealed to his core fanbase through his lyricism and depth. Take a break and listen to the song.