Fiasco is also noted for his anti-establishment views, which he has expressed in both interviews and his music.I grew up in the hood around prostitutes, drug dealers, killers, and gangbangers, but I also grew up juxtaposed: On the doorknob outside of our apartment, there was blood from some guy who got shot; but inside, there was National Geographic magazines and encyclopedias and a little library bookshelf situation.As an entrepreneur, Fiasco is the chief executive officer of 1st & 15th Entertainment.
After adopting the name Lupe Fiasco and recording songs in his father's basement, 19-year-old Fiasco joined a group called Da Pak.
The group disbanded shortly after its inception, and Fiasco soon met rapper Jay-Z who helped him sign a record deal with Atlantic Records.
It taught me like, 'Yo, stop rushing, or you're going to have some fiascos.'" When Fiasco was 18, he began creating music as a solo artist in his father's basement, even though his parents were not keen on having their son be a rapper.
He scoured flea markets and secondhand stores, where he was able to find an old mixing board and a record player, stacks of vinyl records, and mic stands.
I know Lupe ain't the type of guy to go around and screwing girls but he's 32 and I don't think Lupe has spent his 32 years of life without any girls in his life.
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Growing up, Fiasco was given the nickname "Lu", the last part of his first name, by his mother.
"Lupe" is an extension of this nickname, which he borrowed from a friend from high school.
[artist id="2017563"]Lupe Fiasco[/artist] said there is no truth to the rumors that he and Jessica Biel are hooking up. " Lupe said with a smile Wednesday when asked if he was romantically involved with the "Valentine's Day" actress.