The Taste Test: Best Hip Hop Of The Week


As you may be aware, the hip hop genre has a non-stop influx of music released each week, and its very difficult to determine what’s worth your precious time. To help you out, The Taste Test is a new series here at TST where our team of experts find the best material released each week in a [...]

Lupe Fiasco Attempts To Clear Issues With Pete Rock


As previously reported, celebrated hip-hop producer Pete Rock went on a twitter tirade following the release of Lupe Fiasco’s new single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”, which consists of a beat that is a near-identical interpolation of Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s classic “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)”. The next day, it seemed as [...]

Sampling Gone Wrong: Lupe Fiasco vs Pete Rock


Yesterday, the hip-hop world was divided over the issue of Lupe Fiasco’s new single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” and his sampling of the track “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)” by legendary 90′s hip hop producer Pete Rock and CL Smooth. Use of the track was met with major objection by an angry Pete [...]

Listen: Bassnectar and Lupe Fiasco – Vava Voom


As reported yesterday, Bassnectar released a sample compilation from each track on this forthcoming album Vava Voom. Also, we directed you towards a headbanging promo from both Bassnectar and Lupe Fiasco, the guest-rapper on the album’s simlarly-titled track. Now, “Vava Voom” is available for streaming exclusively via Rolling Stone. So head over to their website, check it [...]

Listen: Preview of Bassnectar’s Vava Voom


Posted yesterday, electronic figurehead Bassnectar posted a youtube video sampling snippets from each track on his forthcoming release, Vava Voom. The album, set to drop April 10th, has a star-studded tracklist ranging from Lupe Fiasco to Amp Live. Speaking of Lupe, check out his and Bassnectar’s teaser headbanging video. Check out the samples below and [...]

Video: Robert Glasper Experiment – Always Shine (ft. Lupe Fiasco & Bilal) Live on Letterman


Blue Note Records’ own Robert Glasper Experiment continue their promotional run for the new album Black Radio with a live performance of “Always Shine”, an outstanding track featuring Lupe Fiasco and Bilal on the David Letterman show. Fans of Lupe Fiasco’s older works will be highly impressed with the lyricism displayed.

Lupe Fiasco Announces Joint Album With Pharrell Williams


LupeFiasco.com posted breaking news today and made an announcement stating Lupe Fiasco’s next album Food & Liquor 2 is coming soon and that a Lupe Fiasco and Pharrell Williams joint album is also on the way. The Chicagoan emcee is coming off a commercially successful yet critically panned album in last year’s Lasers, setting huge [...]

New Video: Lupe Fiasco – Double Burger With Cheese (Official Video)


The constant online debates about Lupe are never ending. And the debates spread like wildfire on Thanksgiving when his latest mixtape Friend of The People was released. There is still no general consensus on the overall project, BUT without a doubt Double Burger With Cheese was an undeniable standout. I won’t spoil the concept, just [...]