“Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)”

After just dropping the very necessary “B-tch Bad”—a lyrical commentary on the impact the lax use of the B-word can have on the youth—Lupe Fiasco now comes through with the video for “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free).” The controversial song, at least to Pete Rock, is the lead single from the Chicago rapper’s forthcoming […]

Lupe Fiasco shoots the video for “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free).” Yep, the same song that Pete Rock publicly lambasted for its sampling of “They Reminisce Over Your (T.R.O.Y.),” which led to the Chi-Town rapper and legendary producer squashing their differences, but then Fiasco basically telling Sway Calloway not really.

This is record (as in vinyl) p0rn. FUSE caught with legendary Hip-Hop producer Pete Rock in his crib to take a look at his massive wax collection, which he ballparks at about 100,000 deep. In his Crate Diggers episode the Chocolate Boy wonder goes through a bunch of his most cherished records, included an OG […]

The short lived feud between Lupe Fiasco and Pete Rock is officially over. Both parties took to social media to announce that they spoke to each other and settled their differences stemming from Lupe Fiasco’s latest single, “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free),” wholesale sampling Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)” […]

“Rap Is An Art, You Can’t Own No Loops” © Keith “Guru” Elam Much of the Hip-Hop world is outraged over Lupe Fiasco’s latest single “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free)” which uses pretty much the same beat as Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s tribute to their fallen friend Troy “Trouble T-Roy” Dixon of Heavy […]