Lupe Fiasco Ft. Eric Turner – Stereo Sun

This song sure has a backstory. Lupe recorded this for Lasers and was performing it live at the Steppin Lasers Tour. Then Atlantic began their foolery and during the stalemate of the negotiations, shelved the album (as you all know). The producer of the track then sold the song to a UK artist named Tinchy Stryder, and it’ll be featured on his upcoming album. ANOTHER rapper named Lazee has a version of this song somehow too…this should’ve definitely been on Lasers though.

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Lupe Fiasco – Show Goes On (prod. by KaneBeatz)

It’s good to see Atlantic wasn’t just playing Lupe when they came to an agreement. I think this song is a strong indicator of their compromise. Radio friendly beat (with a nice Modest Mouse – Float On sample I might add) from Kane Beatz of “Right Above It” fame, and Lupe still gets to spit his non-dumbed down lyrics. Sounds great to me. The official first single from Lasers can be purchased on his website

You know how Lupe is with “non-purchases” of his stuff, so I’ll just leave that purchase link here and put a Youtube stream after the jump. I’m sure y’all know how to “acquire” it anyways…