Attending a Lupe Fiasco concert is always exciting. After all, you’re seeing one of hip hop’s best rappers and a true artist. On the flip side, he’s not that dependable. By that, we don’t mean he won’t arrive for the gig and force you to return your Lupe Fiasco tickets. We mean you’ll never know if he’ll perform for himself or for his fans.
Lupe Fiasco has been known to indulge himself by playing deep tracks and rare cuts. Of course, hardcore fans enjoy that, newbies not so much. He’s also known to put the mic stand to one side and rock the stage performing hits like “Kick Push,” “Superstar,” “Paris, Tokyo,” and “I Don’t Wanna Care Right Now.” When he wants to, Fiasco can be a world class showman.
Who Is Lupe Fiasco?
Lupe Fiasco is a rapper who rose to prominence in 2006 on the strength of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor. He then established himself as hip hop superstar with the release of his sophomore effort, Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool.
Lupe Fiasco was born on Feb. 16, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois. His mother was a gourmet chef and his father was a member of the Black Panther Party.
Lupe Fiasco’s real name is Wasalu Muhammad Jaco. Wasalu was nicknamed “Lu” by his mother. “Lupe” is an extension of that sobriquet. He took “Fiasco” from the song “Firm Fiasco” by The Firm.
How do you pronounce Lupe Fiasco? “Lupe” is pronounced loo-pā and “Fiasco” is pronounced fē-as-kō.
What Is Lupe Fiasco's Best Album?
Lupe Fiasco’s 2011 release, Lasers, was the artist’s first number one platter. The album, however, received mixed reviews.
His sophomore effort, Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool, is widely regarded as his best. If it has any competition it’s from the rapper’s 2015 offering, Tetsuo & Youth.
What Is Lupe Fiasco’s Net Worth?
Thanks to his album sales and several successful tours, Lupe Fiasco has amassed a net worth of $14 million.