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Lupe Fiasco

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Alex Navarrete, What Are You Listening To?

    Alex Navarrete Navarrete is the Executive Chef of Saddle Ranch Chop House at Westgate City Center. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I listen to my TuneIn radio app on my phone. I skim through The Vibe of Vegas, Pop in the 80's, and 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Collective Chaos on Misconceptions About Scottsdale DJs

    See also: Pilots on Their Airplane Shtick, Harry Potter Obsession, and Busting Into the Local DJ Scene See also: Logan "Element" Howard on Traveling the World, His New Summer Mix, Meeting Sheila E, and Whether He's Returning to The Blunt Club"Four turntables, two DJs, one powerful sound." That's the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Doing the Robot: Nine Great Songs to Ring in the Robot Revolution

    Robots: friend or foe?​One of our favorite weirdo acts is Captured! By Robots, and the gang of automatons and their human slave JBOT are back in town tonight at the Rhythm Room. In honor of their inevitable rise, we thought we'd try to appease the cold and heartless droid rage by demonstrating how ... More >>

  • Music

    September 15, 2011
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    September 15, 2011

    The New F-O's Explain "Town"

    Robb CastroPancho and Lifted of The New F-O's​If you pick up a copy of this week's Phoenix New Times, be sure to check out this week's music feature on local hip-hop-infused pop band, The New F-O's. The guys have been making quite a name for themselves both in the Southwest club scene, as well as ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Flier of the Week: ASU Fall Welcome Concert

    Big ups to ASU's university student government and programming activities board for making a big recovery on this year's fall welcome concert. ​It's as if the USG and PAB knew how badly ASU students were wishing for anything better than last year's fall welcome concert lineup of Dierks Bentley and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: 120 Minutes

    http://120minutes.tumblr.com/​MTV just turned 30 years old yesterday! There are so many shows on MTV that I either wish would come back or are finally coming back. It's a shame Daria isn't still around, though Beavis and Butthead is returning on October 27.MTV2 has graciously brought back 120 Minu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Soul Punks: Seven Artists Who Mixed Soul and Punk Before Patrick Stump

    ​ "This City," the first single from Patrick Stump, previously know as "that guy in Fall Out Boy who doesn't flash his wang on the interwebs," drops on iTunes today.The single, which features Lupe Fiasco, is from Stump's upcoming solo debut, Soul Punk. The record has been plagued with delays, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Matt Pinfield and 120 Minutes Return to MTV Networks this Month

    www.mattpinfield.comMatt Pinfield​120 Minutes, the MTV show that broke countless alternative bands from 1986 to 2000, is coming back, this time on MTV2 -- and it will be hosted by the show's original veejay, music geek extraordinaire Matt Pinfield. Pinfield has been one of the most influential a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Phoenix Hip-Hop Duo The New F.O.'s Nab Licensing Deal with MTV Networks' Hype Music

    The New F.O.'s EP Real.Life.Feel.Good.​According to its own polished hype, the aptly named Hype Music is "a remarkable talent-incubating, hybrid, music licensing company fueled by some of the world's hottest, emerging, independent artists." But Hype may just live up to its name. The comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Cee Lo to Become a Talk Show Host on Fuse

    ​Rapper, proucer, and The Voice vocal coach Cee Lo Green will kick off his own talk show on Fuse on June 22, according to Paste.The upcoming show, entitled Talking to Strangers, is a performance and interview series that's all about Cee Lo sitting down to interview indie, rap and R&B arti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    June 8 In Blogs: Janet Napolitano, E3, Hellen's Song, Breastaurants, and Kelly Bocardo

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Lupe Fiasco Calls President Obama a "Terrorist," Reminds Everyone That He's Never Voted

    "Hey everyone, I have an opinion!"​Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco has been known to speak his mind, but what he says usually has some sort of semblance or credence to it. He's not the only rapper to have an opinion these days, and there's nothing that unique about being a musician with some sort of po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Hip-Hop Massacre's "Death to Bin Laden" Flier

    ​Everyone had a reaction to last weekend's downing of terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden, even the superstars of hip-hop.Rappers ranging from Public Enemy's Chuck D to Soulja Boy had something to say about Bin Laden's death via Twitter. For instance, Lupe Fiasco tweeted "Osama Dead!?! Afgha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Lupe Fiasco at Mesa Amphitheatre Last Night

    hile using a band for a live hip hop show is no longer unorthodox -- The Roots, Lil Wayne, Atmosphere have all done it -- Lupe's show was unique. The Roots jam. Atmosphere's tour band jams. Lupe's band rocked.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Travis Barker Calls His Critics Nazis

    ​Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is not responding well to those who have critiqued his new solo album, Give the Drummer Some, according to Spinner.Many fans of his work with Blink-182 have recently expressed that they don't particularly care for his solo work. Barker responded by calling his crit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Bruno Mars Makes Impressive Solo Debut with 'Doo-Wops & Hooligans'

    Bruno Mars​ Whether or not you have enjoyed Bruno Mars on singles such as Travie McCoy's "Billionaire" and B.o.B.'s "Nothin' on You," there's no escaping him now. The 24-year-old penned the explosive single "Fuck You" for Cee Lo Green, and the crooner is finally stepping out on his own with his ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    B.o.B: The Adventures of Bobby Ray

    ​By now you've most likely heard the song "Nothin' On You" by Atlanta-based MC B.o.B.If you haven't, then get out from under the rock you've been calling home the past two months. The track has been all over the airwaves and on Youtube, actually prompting B.o.B's label to bump up the release date ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Kings of Leon: They May Suck, But They're Now Playing Arenas

    Luke HolwerdaSaid in a thick Southern accent: "Aw yeah boys, we'z playing dem big houses now. Howzabout that, fellas? Yeeeeee Haaaaaaaaaaaw!"​A lot of people bag on Kings of Leon for being wanna-be arena rockers. Yet the "arena rock" tag was never literally true -- not in this country at least. Wh ... More >>

  • Music

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Coachella 2009: Sunday Picks

    Music Editor/Ambassador of the Funk Martin Cizmar got things kicking with his Friday picks for this year's edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, so I figured I should divulge my picks for Sunday's lineup. My sensibilities are different than most people's. Last year's Coachella l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Coachella Set Times Released - Let the Madness Begin

    Set times are confirmed! Set your Coachooser accordingly!Well the long wait is over: those in power at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Goldenvoice) have released the set times for this weekend's affair. An initial glance at things shows a pretty smooth flow for the weekend, with mini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Coachella Lineup Officially Announced

    Coachella's 2009 official lineup is officially out -- as of 3:15 this morning, says Michael Lopez. Here it is: Girl Talk, Crystal Castles, The Knux, Fleet Foxes, Lupe Fiasco (that's, in order, five of my 10 favorite records of 2008) plus The Black Keys, Late of the Pier, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Gasligh ... More >>

  • Music

    January 15, 2009
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    December 31, 2008

    Concert of the Year Countdown: #1 Kanye West

    Show: Kanye West's Glow In The Dark Tour at Jobing.com Arena on June 8 The year was only half over, but I knew this was the best show I'd see back in June. Of course, I never knew how many shows I'd be seeing, employed as feature writer at The East Valley Tribune at the time. Still, Kanye, Lupe, Ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    The Best Album of 2008? Sorry 'Science,' I Go With Girl Talk

    Can an album comprised solely of samples really be an artistic achievement? Honestly, I'm a little bit torn about naming Girl Talk's Feed The Animals the best album of the year. After all, it is a record made up entirely of mashups, so, strictly speaking, there's not a note of new music in this ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008
  • Calendar

    June 19, 2008

    Welcome to the Grindhouse

    Valley shop makes every day Go Skateboarding Day

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Lupe Fiasco

    Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
    (Atlantic)

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Kevin Michael

    Kevin Michael
    (Downtown/Atlantic)

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    It Was Free Cuz I Stole It

    The year in unfair shares

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 28, 2006
  • Music

    September 28, 2006
  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    Trak Record

    Montreal turntable phenom A-Trak has quite the résumé for such a young DJ

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