Lupe Fiasco Visits Tim Westwood

Lupe Fiasco dropped by Radio 1 to talk with Tim Westwood the other night. The Chicago artist discussed giving up his bling at 19, preferring simplicity and subtlety, his love for Houston – especially from Bun B, not believing in the syrup, how selfishness is a disease, how jealousy comes with the territory, and more. Watch the interview below.

Lupe Fiasco ‘Paris, Tokyo’ Video

Lupe Fiasco is out with the video to his new single ‘Paris, Tokyo’, the second release from the Chicago, Illinois hip hop artist’s second studio album ‘The Cool’, out now on Atlantic Records. Watch it below.

On TV: Lupe Fiasco, Andre 3000, Snoop Dogg

Hip hop acts on television this week include:

Flavor Flav, who visits ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Monday.

Lupe Fiasco, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Monday and ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Tuesday.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, who visits ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Monday.

Snoop Dogg, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday.

Andre Benjamin, aka Andre 3000 of Outkast, who visits ‘106 & Park’ and ‘TRL’ on Monday and ‘The Sauce’ on Tuesday.

Chingy, who performs with Ludacris on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Tuesday.

Fat Joe, who performs on ‘Last Call’ on Tuesday.

Kid Sister, who visits ‘TRL’ on Thursday.

Lupe Fiasco Discusses Racism

Lupe Fiasco racism

Lupe Fiasco talked with 247HH.com about racism today and what it will take to get rid of it. He said he hates racism and wishes we could obliterate it, but knows that’s not going to happen. Watch the remarks via YouTube below.

On TV: Missy Elliott, Bow Wow, Lupe Fiasco

Rap acts on television this week include:

Missy Elliott, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ and ‘106 & Park’ on Monday.

Bow Wow, who performs with Omarion on ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Tuesday.

Lupe Fiasco, who performs on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Friday.

‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’, ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’, and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ musical guests aren’t being announced in advance during the writer’s strike.

On TV This Week: Lupe Fiasco, Lil Mama, Snoop Dogg

Lil Mama

Rap acts on television this week include:

Lupe Fiasco, who performs on ‘Total Request Live’ on Tuesday.

Lil Mama, who visits ‘TRL’ on Wednesday.

Snoop Dogg, who visits ‘Larry King Live’ on Friday.

‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ and ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ musical guests aren’t being announced in advance during the writer’s strike. ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ is in reruns this week.

On TV: Ice Cube, Soulja Boy, Lupe, Wyclef, Beanie

Beanie Sigel 'The Solution'

Rap acts on television this week include:

Lupe Fiasco, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Monday.

Ice Cube, who visits ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Monday.

Beanie Sigel, who visits ‘The Sauce’ on Monday.

Wyclef Jean, who performs on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Wednesday.

Soulja Boy, who performs on ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ on Thursday, visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Thursday and ‘106 & Park’ some time during the week.

Lupe Fiasco’s Top 10 Albums Of 2007

Lupe Fiasco 2007

Lupe Fiasco picked his Top 10 Albums of 2007 on MySpace TV for their Year In Music 2007 feature. The Chicago rapper put Chris Brown at #10 and suggested he could be the next Michael Jackson if he played his cards right. At #9 was T-Pain, while Trey Songz came in at #8 and UGK was at #7 – “Rest in peace Pimp C.” Lupe also included rock albums, placing the Foo Fighters at #6 and Radiohead’s groundbreaking internet release at #5. Watch the feature and find out who topped the list via MySpace below.

On TV: Chingy, Lupe Fiasco, Wyclef

Rap acts on television coming up this week include:

Chingy, who gives a first look of his ‘Fly Like Me’ video on ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday

Lupe Fiasco, who visits ‘TRL’ on Monday

Wyclef Jean, who visits ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ on Wednesday

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