Lupe Fiasco: “Pound of Flesh/Paris Tokyo 2”

If you’ve been following the site lately then you may have noticed my growing disdain for Lupe Fiasco. His actions on Twitter and general sidelines view of the hip hop game has pushed me away from the Food & Liquor artist in a hurry. As of late, Lupe has offered his own versions of other artists tracks ala Lil Wayne No Ceilings or Dedication without the forethought. This time, Drake’s “Pound of Cake/Pars Morton Music 2”. It’s another Lupe track for the most part, until Fiasco does a roll call of who’s who in Chicago, ala Kendrick Lamar and “Control”. At the end of the track he recites: “Everyone in Bull City eating like a pig, let’s do it: Durk, Mouse, Paris, Keef, Boolu, Dub, Pharris, Drama, Common, Flict, Ye, Chance; Illinois, Lupe

Jake Krzeczowski

Jake Krzeczowski is a writer based in Chicago. Since graduating from the University of Iowa in 2012 he has written for the likes of The Chicago Sun Times, Complex Magazine, and Elevator Magazine.

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