Thursday, August 16, 2007

Although he has gained fans from his mixtape appearances and debut album Food and Liquor, Lupe Fiasco is ready to give up the mixtape game as he considers heading toward greener pastures beyond Hip-Hop. According to Billboard, the rapper is having second thoughts as he reevaluates his passion for rap music in terms of making albums. "I'm just wearing down. I'm never doing mixtapes again, not even Internet ones,” Fiasco told Billboard. "My whole energy for making Hip-Hop music is slowing down. I've been doing it for seven years. I still don't think I'm famous. I'll do what I have to do to promote my next album, but I'm not enthused about doing seven albums. I'll do my three, and then I am going to keep moving to the next phase of life and maybe grow trees." In the meantime, Fiasco is putting his efforts into CRS (Child Rebel Soldiers), a new supergroup comprised of Fiasco, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams. The trio is currently generating talk among fans with their new song "Us Placers

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