Lupe Fiasco dropped his debut album Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor 13 years in the past, however it seems the Chicago-bred MC is able to put the mic down (once more). On Friday night time (February eight), a fan instructed Lupe was by no means correctly acknowledged for his contributions to the tradition.
The response the individual received from Lupe in return most likely wasn’t what they anticipated. Lupe primarily means that his rapping days are over.
“On to new issues and new avenues…rap was good to me so can’t complain,” he replied. “Got somewhat shine for [a] second most folk won’t ever get any so I’m blessed simply have been a contender.”
On to new issues and new avenues…rap was good to me so can’t complain…received somewhat shine for second most folk won’t ever get any so I’m blessed simply to have been a contender ☺️🙏🏾 https://t.co/ndJ2jrexgF
— “DROGAS WAVE” NOW PLAYING (@LupeFiasco) February 9, 2019
This isn’t the primary time Lupe has hinted at retirement. In 2012, he claimed he was achieved making music and 4 years later, insisted any upcoming albums had been “cancelled.” But in 2017, he dropped DROGAS Light and adopted up with DROGAS Wave in 2018.
Both albums had been meant to be a part of a trilogy, nevertheless, the third challenge within the collection — Skulls — has but to materialize.
The martial arts-loving rapper nonetheless references his Food & Liquor debut, which was nominated for 3 Grammy Awards on the 2007 ceremony. Although he didn’t gather any of the awards that night time, one of many challenge’s singles, “Daydreamin,” took dwelling the trophy for Best Urban/Alternative Performance the next 12 months.
In his most up-to-date Instagram submit, Lupe shared a photograph of his first skateboard.
“My 1st skateboard,” he captioned the photograph. “I don’t bear in mind once I received it. I bear in mind I wished to be Christian Hosoi. I bear in mind when it received stolen. I bear in mind how I received it again. I bear in mind how I broke it. #KickPush.”