Exclusive in-depth interview with Lupe Fiasco. Part 1 starts with Lupe talking to Nick Huff Barili about his new album Food and Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt. 1. Lupe talks about the concept of the album, how he used the book “A People’s History of Poverty in America” as a reference point for album and how there will be two parts to the album; with part one coming out September 25th and part 2 in early 2013. Interview continues with Lupe elaborating about visiting Native American Reservation Pine Ridge after writing Around My Way Freedom Aint Free, why the focus of his first single should be on the lyrics and not on the Pete Rock controversy, how walking in on his little sister listening to a song inspired the song Bad Bitch, why he posted disclaimer for Lamborghini Angels and much more including balancing artistic vs commercial.
#HardKnockTV – Lupe Fiasco