Lupe Fiasco's New Documentary Series Explores His History in Martial Arts
In the new web show 'Beat N' Path,' the rapper opens up about his lifelong fascination with the form and travels through China to learn more.
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The Ten Best Songs You Didn’t Know Were Based on Samples
... unless you did, then sorry.
Listen to Lupe Fiasco’s Tribute to Colin Kaepernick, “Kneelin’ on Needles”
His first track since 'DROGAS Light' also gives a shout out to Chance the Rapper.
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Float into a New Era with Saba: Here's His "TimeZone”/“Whip (Areyoudown?)" Video
The Chicago rapper shares his "TimeZone”/“Whip (Areyoudown?)" video from 'ComfortZone' and discusses his performance with Chance the Rapper on Colbert.
A Tribute to Every Kanye West G.O.O.D. Friday Track
Starting in August of 2010, Kanye West spurred on his comeback and teased his new album with a series of weekly releases, creating a unique type of mixtape for the blog era. We look back at all of it.
How Kanye West's 'Late Registration' Turned a College Dropout into a Superstar
Ten years after it came out, it's clear 'Late Registration' is the foundation for latter day maximalist Kanye works. Might it even be his best album?
Has The Lyricism Been Erased from Hip Hop?
Wu-Tang's GZA seems to think so, but maybe he's trapped in the past.
Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco and Pusha T's Producer iSHi Is Ready for the Spotlight
Watch the Scandinavian fairytale-inspired trailer for his 'Spring Pieces' EP.
On Coming to Terms with the Fact that I Actually Like the New Lupe Fiasco Album
These days, Lupe's the dude at the barbershop with hot, hot takes on the Illuminati. And I'm fine with that.
staff picks and good shit
Staff Picks and Good Shit for the Week of January 23
Here's what the Noisey editors were listening to in the week of Ballghazi.
Objectively Correct Lists
A Brief History of Bill O’Reilly Knowing Dick About Hip-Hop
"I'm a brother, man."
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue
January's Best and Worst Records
Chief Keef is the shit, Joey Bada$$ is just shit, and Panda Bear made something that sounds like the Grateful Dead got trapped in Jim Henson's Creature Shop overnight.