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Lupe Fiasco is currently focusing his efforts on his upcoming Tetsuo & Youth album, but that didn’t stop him from dropping a loosie track from the Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 sessions. Titled “Piru Blues,” this tune is particularly somber.

“It’s hard to believe again/ Is it something, or maybe nothing?,” Lu asks over soothing chords. That leads into an intricate tale written in a way only few MCs are capable of penning. And this was a throwaway, people.

Lend an ear to the DJ SimonSayz-produced “Piru Blues” below. Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments section.

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