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MANN - "F.Y.N.C"
Earlly Mac f. Chuck Inglish & Dusty McFly – "F*ck The Hook"
Real Deal f. Cortez, Jonny Storm & Daylyt - "Back To This Money"
Baeza f. E-40 - “Striktly Business"
Chinx f. Stack Bundles – "Far Rock"
Great fucking song!
Still love this shizzzz. This song is dope.
this is da best song in like 2 years
Listen to Modest Mouse - Float On
Hell yeah its just like Float on
"Life Goes On" by 2pac - this song sounds a LOT like 2pacs song, in the verses, the flow, not just the title of the song.
Anyone else agree?
it does with a trumpet added to it
that's a big record. looking forward to finally hearing this album. Def one of my top 5 fave emcees
so far lupe has been consistant with his messages... however he still industry. dont dick ride no man
i fux with it
TOP 5 new skool
1. j cole
3. wiz khalifa
4. joey a.x. and michael piffington (group)
rounding out 5-10
6. sammy adams
9. Mac Miller
10. Chiddy Bang
You're fucking crazy, Wiz Khalifa nor BoB has made a good record since two years, Mac Miller and Sammy Adams are just straight out WHACK, Pill, Chiddy Bang and Wale are okay.
Where are Fashawn, Freddie Gibbs, XV, Tyler, the Creator, Hodgy Beats and Jay Elec?
LUPE IS THE GOAT.
yo the song that Lupedid with thoes up n coming white dudes is even better than this! its at www.byebyeamerica.com and honestly they whole shit is nice as fuck! go peeeep that!
Thank you Lupe! thanks for not selling out to the industry.
Beat is fire. Rhymes are legit. Well done.
LUPE WEARS TUPAC'S CROWN!! 'Nuff said One Love....
LUPE WEARS TUPAC'S CROWN!!! L.A.S.E.R.S B-itch! One Love....
best rapper alive
this is like the best song ever....
If you are my homeboy, you never have to pay me. that's legit
that's a five-star bitch
This is a badass song! :)
Top Ten of the Year
1. Kanye West
2. Big Boi
3. Lupe Fiasco
6. Rick Ross
7. Fat Joe
10. Lloyd Banks
I just puked
Are you stupid?
your top ten far off fam...lol
ARE YALL HEARING THIS SHIT!!!! FIRE, PIFFF, FLAMES!!!
This is a song that you can just play all day and never get bored of it; its inspiring, catchy, lyrical, the whole deal.
Good shit Good Music!!! wanna hear Rick Fouche on the next Track
Calling this song Amazing, doesn't even give this it justice. 6 out of 5 stars.
great song, but he definitely took the guitar riff and based the whole chorus off of Modest Mouse's song Float On.
Mike I hope you're kidding...
No sh1t, its called sampling. A new thing in hiphop i know, but still...
can you say CHI CITY
disgusting...he killed it...
reverbnation.com/astacks, real hip hop, kid is amazing, check him out lupe killed this
Still on play everyday
download my mixtape !LLogical....
i am.. So !LLa
I love the way he put his words together....his style is wicked
Lupe is the muthaf*cking truth.
this is my dog and i never even met this ni**a, lol.
keep up the good work
Lupe I have been waiting for your album for what seems like forever. Thank you for staying pure hip hop and keep pushing out tracks like this my God....
this song. wow. this is what radio should be playing.. fnf up!
all i have to say is thank u lupe!!! thank u for never bein an industry rapper and just bein ur god damn self.. ur the fuckin man.
i can agree and disagree with you , you cant say this shit is industry cause while i listening i didnt hear any line about women/money/cars/clubs you know the industry shit , but it aint classical lupe yet its still a good ass song .. gotta see it from both views
keep it real
uh this is a fucking song that the industry made his ass do...are you serious, this is the most commercial lupe shit ever, i am sickened with this nigga on one hand and on the other i guess he had to do what he had to do so fuck it
hardest track ive herd this year
BEST ALIVE......... PERIOD!!
I really hope the damn radio pushes this one.
you know it took him like 1 or 2 days to make this sick ass song. i feel like why doesnt he drop a couple of these a week??? it seems like his music gets locked up, he needs more exposure, i love lupe, i wish he would drop more shit. have to give this a 5 for burnin soulja's pussy ass, he's the laughing stalk of hip hop for the month.
lupe has always said he doesn't want to over saturate the game with his music because then it loses value
u obviously have no idea how much effort is put into a lupe song. he just makes it seem easy. his lyrics r crazy
get u thru the day music 5
that guitar riff and chorus is off of Modest mouse's song Float on....good song tho
Nice Pop feel to it I can picture hearing this on Radio it's a very positive song Lupe is a great artist I own both Food & Liquor and The Cool both get heavy play in my car im a true Lupe fan
Go check his music before those releases,"Revenge of the Nerds" and "Fahrenheit 1/15"
The earliest Lupe is the dopest in my opinion
THis song is coo but nothing like the dude "THE KID RATED R"!! heard him last week @ www.youtube.com/thekidratedr this guy is bananas!!!!!!!
Love this song. Lil more pop ish from the norm but i understand why.
still cant get enough of this song
sick song cant wait for the album to drop
LUPE IS THE GOAT
This is what hip hop is about, and this is more soul than pop.
dayumm this shit goes too hard
Dont really listen to Lupe but this is good. im liking it 5 Starz.
This samples the modest mouse song Float on. Who does that!? You have to respect this.
This samples the modest mouse song "Float on." Who does that!? You have to respect this.
Lupe Is Back !!
Pretty good track. Lupe's been on this train for a while. It was a matter of time before his sound become more poppy. Look at Superstar!
U all do realize it's a straight diss on Atlantic Recordz?
how's that? i dont see a diss, or even a hint of a subliminal....
Remember, Remember the 5th of November.
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lupe.....this is a track thatl actually get radio play unlike all his other fire shitt
I suport real hip hop
I like this track
this has a "right above it " feel but yes what another hot track from the emperor Lupe
damn this shit is hot i hope the whole album aint like this cuz its kinda poppy but if this can be just the first single and the rest is great hip hop were lookin at a classic. five stars
i am SO APPALLED at this song.
1. i hate the stupid sparkly ass POP BEAT, reminds of the dark days of "live your life" by TI on the radio every five minutes.
2. lupe spits as usually but this is NOT his sound usually.
3. judging by this being his 1st single of the new album i am now 100% convinced he signed that 360 and lied on twitter like dis nigga got his damn way! im ssooo disappointed this gets like 1 star !
He changed up his flow a little, don't hate, every rapper does it once.
yur right but u gotta do wat u gotta do to make money these days,,lupe aint changin his spit for nothin but he might hav to rap on sum new ishh ya feel mee?
I mean do you blame him? they finally agree to release his album and they push it back to what march? he's gotta create buzz somehow.......
can't wait for FotP though
this has to be the first song i've enjoyed from him since he released the Cool
Song is great will probaly be on radio alot
dude, this guy sucks. He's a nerd rapper... listen to Gucci Mane! It's Gucci Time
have a damn seat gucci and lupe dont even deserve to be mentioned in the same sentence. Their on two totally different levels.
you quite clearly know absolutely fuck all about hip hop. lupe's got talent. by 'nerd rapper' i think what you mean is he's real. he doesn't pretend to be a fuckin badman goin around telling people how many people he's killed, when he hasn't actually. i swear down gucci mane is genuinely fucking shit, it's people like him who killed hip hop.
really loving this track. can't wait for lasers!
yo this shit goes super hard, go pick up L.A.S.E.R.S coming soon March 2011
Lupe's the best
Lupe GO HARD
I bow down.............king lupe
this song raw as hell
L.A.S.E.R.S!!!!! Finally Atlantic got off their BS... lol
I'm highly anticipating this release. Def willing to support artists like Lu, I can't blame the man for trying to run up out the game.
LUPE IS AMAZING
why would you sample the worst some modest mouse ever wrote when they have like 6 albums full of amazing guitar riffs and solos you could throw drums over??? i hated float on when it came out so i cant stand this shit
Hahaha yeah man I know what your saying the have some dope shit, but I think he's just trying to bring one of there more unierversal songs to a different genre. Nice track lu
nice track Lu
beast ass song!
lupe is a beast!! this song is fire
man I REALLY digg this song!
Apparently his label put the record on ice because it was missing a radio single. Well this is as radio as it gets
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We finna win this time around... 5 STARS
5 star shit
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I'm feeling it... 5 Stars for Lupe Fiasco
Best alubm of 2011
Hot garbage, this song is played out like the saying "played out"
I agree with mr. I thought it was wack. He can do much better than this.
@ Richard: just because he doesnt like it doesnt mean hes a hater. Grow up
@hjggfty: Same goes for you. I didnt like it, and I listen to atmosphere,p.o.s.,blu,immortal technique,cubbiebear,wu-tang,mos def...point is..Shut the fuck up.
shut up yo. i bet u like wacka flocka.. this song is beast. it has that "superstar" feeling
you fucking hater get help
This shit goes hard....will be good to listen to with "I'm beaming". I know he has to make the music more listener friendly (not that I had a problem with his old material) but he IS still Lupe. Positive brother. Thanks Mr. Fiasco.
GARBAGE!!! Where the hell is "Hurt Me Soul" "He Say/She Say" "Sunshine" The Coolest" "Paris Tokyo"? Huh? WTF is all this nonsense?!!
A real artist doesn't do what people expect him to do. That's what makes him an artist
If you want his old shit go buy his old album. Kinda like what Jay-Z said. This song is hot. True hip hop fans have to realize that artists arent going to make the same songs forever. And then when they do people complain that they want something new. If you are a real Lupe fan you would realize that this is classic inspirational Lupe.
I don't get what the hate is... it ain't the best single he has had... But It still is gonna go over peoples heads, the message is now in your face, so now the people will be tuning out what he is saying
YESSIR. Mr. Fiasco got another hit. Hopefully this nets him a bunch of new fans, who can then check out the rest of his impressive catalog. We all know Lupe can spit some of the most complex lyrics EVER, but this shows he can make an inspirational hit for the hood. I would give it more stars if I could.
even tho i like lupe, this shit bites modest mouse-float on
Never really ever head Lupe Fiasco never really was interested in listening to his music. decided wat the hell and turned it on. im glad i did this shit is hot.
a potential club hit with content...lupe is making everyone happy..finally lol
Lupe is the Truth, Chi-town has 3 Great Real MC's, Lupe, Kanye, and Common Allday!
I've been wanting to like this song and I've been listening to it alot but I just cant dot it. The beat and the chorus is catchy but the lyrics just arent there. There isnt even one line that you can point to and be like, "yo thats a hot line." Even Kanye gives you at least couple hot lines a song. But whatever I hope it does well on the charts and we get the vintage lupe on the album.
I love float on by modest mouse so this song is fuckin awesome to me.... wonder what modest mouse thinks of it?
great track, lupe called it his personal fav. really hopes he makes a video for this and its top 5 for a loooong time.
This is so fucking dope...
gonnna be on the top ten hottest today
This song is going to be a hit
REPEAT!! pretty much sums it up! shit is hot!
damn everytime i wanna doubt lupe and think hes gonna give into the illuminati, he proves me wrong, good for him! dude is the truth. one of the few successful mainstream artists still educating about THE TRUTH. keep it up! killuminati
yh man, lupe cant be in illuminati, just like other rappers e.g kanye and jay z. u have to hav bloodline relationships to be in the illuminati. and lupe wont fall into that evil bulshit. hes too smart and a truth speaker
alright let me school you man. Lupe can never join the illuminati, you have to be born in it. BUT, that doesnt mean he cant be in one of the other evil fraternities thats ruining hiphop
This shit is FIRE!
Still don't know why people underestimate dude...some of the most inspirational lyrics out there. Not just rhyming...there's a message behind his words. Wake up!
Once again Lupe has bodied the track. Beautiful and Kane did his thing on the beat. WHY THE HELL WOULD A LABEL NOT PUT THIS OUT? WTF. This joint is a hit.
Lupe fiasco is very underrated because he always whats going on in this crazy world and his album might be a classic go lupe copping that like i got his first two classics
Go strong Lupe!
Don't know how I missed this one. Can't wait for Lasers.
last verse is inspirational
5 consellations for this one
tight song and sample mix
This nigga sampled modest mouse and still ripped that... too legit
Lu hit a home run with this one
LUPE IS THE GOAT...
shit goes hard
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This songs kinda weak or maybe it's the chorus, I know he can do a lot better than this. I give it 3.5
wow..just wow, lupe is beyond the stars in a zone on his own
Real hip hop. Simple as that. A Story is being told, no one liners or childish metaphors. good job lupe.
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what a track! this will be a hit!
hip-hop needs this!
Aw shit classic.........
this shit is tight yo
This shit is tight!
TRUE SOLDIER!!!!! KEEP GOING LUPE!!!!!INSPIRATIONAL
5 Stars for Modest Mouse Sample!
lupe make a vid for this song and i guarentee its going to be a top 10 song
kane beatz is such a monster, he makes the hottest beats for every song
And the show surely goes on!!!
lupe went against the devils hard b(atlantic) But after having his shit(lasers album) pushed back so many times,he bend down to them and they made him release this ,and will probably make him change half of his lyrics about the illuminati and freemasons exposing the nwo and all that shit he had on lasers,cuz the devils want you to be dumb'd down and not aware,if lupe gave a fuck he would have left for good but i guess he still wanna be a superstarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr,there is no half-way heroes lupe
U FUCKIN IDIOT PAKISTANI....I NEW I LIKED INDIANS BETTER.....FUCKIN MORON....UR THE FUCKIN DEVIL BITCH!
My bad, I'd never agree with a dumb fuck like you.
My god, you're fucking stupid. Commercial = Illuminati. In fact, nothing anyone claims = Illuminati. Go kill yourself, it's the only way to cure your stupidity.
sorry not 2nd, 3rd. u hav 2 read between the lines.
wot the fuk u on about. he didn bow down 2 them, he fought against them wich caused him to release the album. n did u lisen 2 the lyrics. 2nd verse he disses atlantic records
The show goes on. Love. Hope. Grace. Determined Victory. Even if they turn the lights out the show is gong on... Pop or not. The dude spreads the gospel of love and hope. And for that he will ALWAYS get a 5.
you truly just said a mouthful yo
another good song by Lupe
weak for lupe's lvl...why not stick with I'm Beamin? maybe this'll grow on me.
lupe is the best rapper alive period. If you don't agree, you don't know hip hop.
its debatable but hes DEFINITELY better than these pop stars *cough cough* i mean rappers that people blindly praise these days. him, j. cole and the dude who raps in chiddy bang are my favorite younger artists
nope,u dont know shit
This beat sounds like it was sampled from the song Float On by the band Modest Mouse. Love when good songs get sampled for beats.
IT WAS FRM MODEST MOUSE
LUPE MAY ALLAH HELP YOU HANG ON THE RIGHT PATH AMEEEN.
yes and also god too..
lupe never gets flashy on you, he raps with an educated mind, no flashiness in his game....even on a radio filled beat he teaches you something, cut him a break he needs that cash too.
catchy chorus, avg lyrically
I like Lupe. But he is not all that people say he is.
mayne you crazy no one can come close to lupe...he will murder any...ANY rapper out there so bad he will leave them goin to the dictionary to understand how gruesome they were killed
Actually, lyrically, I don't know anyone better. If he had better production, and if society understood his bars, he'd be considered better than Em. because lyrically, he is. If you disagree, you just can't comprehend. lol
(Not to take anything away from Em)
Completely agree with you man...he's a good emcee, but there are others underground that MOST don't know about that are better than him...for example DIABOLIC, CROOKED I (and the rest of slaughter for that matter), ELZHI, ONE BE LO, LOUIS LOGIC, JUICE (from chi and a LEGEND in my eyes) to name a few....this joint for example is average at best LYRICALLY
Lupe fans are the biggest mark/stan/dick riders around.
you sound like a hater dude
Fuck Atlantic for trying to shelve this album.
LUPE FIASCO IS THE GOAT.
Good & Conscious
I like it. It's still Lupe except in a more 2010 version, but at least it kills 90% of hip hop on the radio right now. And Lupe's probably the first rapper to give justice to a Kane Beatz production since Chamillionaire on Ultimate Victory. Kinda sad we have to wait all the way until March for the album but who knows? Maybe this song will do great on the charts and prompt Atlantic to push the release date forward like they did with B.o.B's album.
I Doubted Him On The Direction Of Lasers. But That IS A GREAT MODEST MOUSE Sample. Kane is In the Building. Great Track
Already the show goes onnnnn!! FNF up
This is a solid song. Glad to see people rating it well and giving credit when it's due, unlike the complaining rats in the hiphop community that bitch about everything and label a song "horrid"(i.e. problem #1 in hiphop: nagging naggers/hiphopmusic snobs)
quit hating on the beat and sample, maybe if yall werent musically narrow minded you could appreciate the modest mouse sample, shits original and complements lupe. "its too maintstream" "its clearly not his work" "this is weak" get the fuck out with your weak comments, if you want some dirty underground nigg*r rap then why are you on a hip hop site
Im a huge Lupe fan but this song is weak. Hopefully "Lasers" is fire cause this single is horrid. Please take it back to the first CD. "Kick Push", I still run that song weekly.
This Song is soo ill the beat and chorus is sick!!. Cant wait till lasers!!! LUPE!!!
Interesting to see Lupe on a Kane beat. Lol it's nice to see a Kane beat put to better use than "Steady Mobbin" and "Right Above It." I hope Lasers has some deeper songs than this but this is nice for a single.
sounds so worked over to be "mainstream friendly" its disgusting. they put a gun to Lupes back and forced him to make this song. of course his lyrics are on point but CMONSON
Every once in a while you get a song on here that truly feels inspirational and lifts ur spirits(without sounding corny), this is one of them! 5*!!!
Only two hip hop artist im listening to Lupe, Diggy
yeah he that might not be, but if your favorite rapper is average, then I can already say that he is better. His mixtape Airborne alone is better than most albums that have came out this year.
@AP No, probably not
Y? Because I said Diggy, thats funny because he is probably already better than your favorite rapper.
yea this dope
Decent lyrics by Lupe of course but the beat, the hook and just about err thing else has someelses fingerprint on it. Since when Lupe put out a song with a sing along chorus?!!! Thats more shit that trash artists like Wayne and Waka do to hide the fact that they aren't that dope lyrically. I know he settled with his differences with Atlanta but if he had to go commercial in order to do it, they won!!
U MEAN ATLANTIC
I THINK WIZ KHALIFA WROTE IT CUZ IT SOUND LIKE WIZ KHALIFA N THIS DOESNT SOUND LIKE LUPE . U CAN EVEN HEAR TYLORS IN THE BUILDING WHEN THE SONG START
LMAO it's "Kane is in the building" just like in the beginning of all Kane Beatz-produced songs ^^
somebody writing for lupe???...
Lupe got crazy bars & crazy styles...
he can switch it up whenever..
listen to lupe first 2 cds..
& wiz will never be a lupe..
dopest lyricest in the game right now.Lupe the great
Lupe is a beast
and this is what atlantic shelved...waka floka shud be shelved
Lupe finding his stroke again, bring your hoses because lupe might hit three in a row and get on fire!
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This song is pretty mean, but the beat/hook is pretty much all atlantic... Hope there are tracks like "The Coolest" on the album, back to the lyrics, back to the real Lu. Nice song though just real mainstream for Lupe.
A little to "poppy" for my taste but still an ok record...Better then most trash on the radio and it obviously has crossover appeal. Lupe wants that B.O.B money. Smart Man 3/5
but fuck u atlantic records
Why you guys have fucking complain about this shit.
I think ya ears have fucked up by ya penis
I saw lupe in korea.He was awwwwesome.Now? He is fucking awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwesome
Straight real music!
worst singles he's released. sinks me.
alright whitey. nice vest.
Are you serious, this guy is my Hero! F everybody saying he sold out. He didn't dumb down nothing
This is sick. Nice Modest Mouse sample Lupe!
Lyrics are amazing, stop complaining people. Great song. Keep killin' it Lupe. We Are Lasers.
WE WILL NOT LOSE, BECAUSE WE ARE NOT LOSERS... WE ARE LASERS!
Nice Song! 4.5/5, So I gave it a 5 to boost the rating.
i liked it. 4/5
Good music with a purpose!
People need to chill the fuck out...Lupe doesn't bring his metaphors to one song, BIG DEAL!!!This song lyrically tops any other song on the radio and the man goes harder than anybody in the game. WE ARE LASERS!
you know what sampling is?
modest mouse-float on
the hook is a total rip-off of "float on" by Modest Mouse
sup w that lupe??
first of all RETARDS, its the melody of the hook and rhyme skeme that was stolen. Thats a HUGE difference from "sampling" im a hiphop fan at heart and an artist as well... yall are stupid... i got no problem with sampling, thats a beat thing, but stealing a rhyme skeme n melody is a whole nother story
I would like to know who your fav rapper is and I guarantee you I will expose their samples too...Get a life...Jackass!!! Find something with more substance to critique...smh...
Please don't post if you don't know shit about hip hop. SMH Yeah sampeling has been mostly used to creat beats since the birth of hip hop you moron. DJ Premire would slap you silly.
Ya man, I was listening to "Changes" the other day by pac and it sounded like a complete ripoff of "Just the way it is" by Bruce Hornsby. This makes Lupe and Pac wack as fuck...and Eminem...Nas...damn I guess also Kanye, Rakim, Ghostface, Ice Cube, Dre...
This is not Lupe, this beat and hook is all atlantic records. I hate label politics.
I don't hate it, I don't like it though. Lupe needs to get on that "Failure" mode again. Real Lupe fans should agree.
wow you fake fans should kill yourselfs then. how can you hate a song like this is beyond me.
Word, ''Failure'' was one of his best records. But this is a shitty pop song, you can tell the influence that Atlantic had on this song.
@a0efa.......NO!!...u shut the fuck up and respect my opinion.
i hate when they go ohhh or heeeyyy..shit is wack as fuck.garbagio
Fuck is everybody complaining about? This is a good track, lyrically and beat wise. Just cause Lupe did "Emperor's Soundtrack" don't mean he can't have fun. And lets be honest, he needs something like this as the first single, it might help him get the attention of those that been sleeping on him. Its like a bait.
So shut the fuck up and enjoy good music. Ain't nothing wrong with this.
I don't know...Flows aint bad but this is some pop feel good music....I can hear B.O.B on the remix....not the lupe I was looking for. 1 point for ATLANTIC RECORDS
Wow that trumpet melody really sounds like the one from "Right above it". but both were produced by kane so w/e. good song, but i just hope he does something like "Emperors Soundtrack" on Lasers.
(In an ED LOVER VOICE)C'MON SON what the f@ck is this g@y @ss music. No wonder Atlantic didn't want this Lasers album. I for one have been puttin' people on to Lu for a min. But I couldn't tell if I just got Punk'd.
We need a LUPE AND NAS track!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i give it a 4 and a 1/2 ima huge lupe fan i have to say this doesn't song like the lupe i've grown to love ... the same lupe that had the best mixtape known to me (fer. 9/11) but the song is fire its message is very much clear and lyrics are not the best but enough to capture the ears of the real hip hop heads !!! much love lupe the killer we waiting on lasers
good to see the label hasn't changed him... smh
I see your point but lets be real. If we want to ever hear Lazers he needs to make a couple comercial singles like this and I rather Lupe try to make a hit or two than wait another 3 years for his next album.
This is forgettable. YOU DON"T RELEASE A SONG LIKE THIS until you've captured your audiance's attention with something hard hitting, fun to dance too and lyrically dope. This song is beneaths Lupe's talent.
Same problem with the homie, Jay Cole.
Uhhhh exactly what's wrong with J. Cole?
your a fuckin idiot. theres nothing wrong with this song.
see THIS is part of the POLITICS of Atlantic Records. This ain't the LUPE we are all waiting for. This beat was produced by Kane Beatz who is signed to Mike Caren who runs the urban arm of Atlantic. DOG! Stop with the POLITICS and let Lupe work with the people who have THE HEAT for him...not just Mike Caren trying to make sure HE make money off of Lupe.
I read your comment, and applied his first verse to it! He's basically saying F the politics they can't control wtf he says
Good Song a step up for Mr. Fiasco I like it not the best single but good start for a highly anticipated album
This is a step down for Lupe, B. He's done waaaaaay better than this, even tho this an ok track.
solid, but there's too much going on in the beginning with that beat
Alright! Great song, been waiting for this for a long ass time
Whoot, the return finally!
Ehhh...Not nearly as good as "Go To Sleep" or "I'm Beaming"
100% FIRE!!!!!!! Dope shit!!! Welcome back Lupe!!! Nice inspirational track. I'm feeling it.
go hard music
Solid 4. It's not that I'm surprised by the effusive Lupe love on DX, but this isn't a near-classic that the aggregate user rating indicates.
love this sample
I love lupe fiasco but im not feeling this track. 3/5 only because his lyrics were on point. Maybe it's the beats and hooks?
keeps getting better. no one else comes close
worth the wait!
Lupe is amazing...nuff said
I dig the sample. Execution not the best, but I'm still excited bout' 'Lasers". Check out my hip hop freestyle webseries, KTSDAMMIT, tHe link is below. DOPENESS.
I FUCKING LOVE LUPE FIASCO....
but this track is wack. They beat and hook come from Modest Mouse song Float On. When you compare the two songs this one fucking blows. And I cant listen to this song without hearing that one.
The hook is forced and too fast...
this track fucking sucks. c'mon Lupe
Man this track ill son.
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um lemme take back my last post, only the first verse's flow was off, rest of it was ill.
not really on the flow, lyrics on point like always, beats on point, hopefully it gets radio play so this can make a serious dent in hip hop.
this is whats needed...come to gary lupe....the lil brothers and sister need your energy.....2o.n.e.9.....
Instantly love it, great song!
It's BETTER than any Eminem single this year. Lupe is on that positive kick on this jam just like Not Afraid.
god father of MC's...rofl. eminem turned into a funnyass white rapper who didnt give a fuck and spit his heart out on every track to caring what people thought about him. that is what recovery is.
I almost agree with you but I can't decide if I like this more or "Talkin' 2 Myself" which was the only song I was REALLY digging on Recovery... it's close... but if you mean just singles like Not Afraid, Love the Way You Lie, etc. then yeah I totally agree.
Eminem Hasn't come out with a song better than this since the Eminem Show. Relapse/Recovery are both rap albums made to make money. Eminem has changed from one of the god father MC's of hiphop to another mainstream lyricless artist. Lupe is one of the few rappers out there thats still making Hiphop music.
Song is Fire, Modest mouse Sample is Fire, Flow is always fire. Thank you lupe the game is on your shoulders.
I like lupe but your an idiot. To even compare him to Eminem is insulting, even more when you say lupe better than him. stop talking through hate and actually take in eminem, garantee ull change your mind.
I wholeheartedly agree.
btw, sampled 'float on' by modest mouse...great song!
HOLY SHIT! Great song! If this song doesn't make it to the top 20 on the charts then I've lost all hope in the music industry. This song is as good as any Eminem single this year and it should be a hit. Dope dope dope. Lupe is the shit.
Shut the fuck up Anonymous. And he's right
your a dumb ass aswell
HARD AZZ SHIT, PEOPLE BETTER STOP SLEEPING ON LUPE, ONE BEST IN THE GAME TO EVER DO IT!!!
It's a good song regardless if he spits less metaphors on here! it has a message and that's all that counts!
Recent Lupe interview discussing sound and production of new album
dis nigga lupe been fell off eva since kick, push. I mean the dude really is coastin now rel talk
Yeah Lupe really fell off.
Its retards like you that are destroying the game. I'm sure you think Gucci mane and Wacc flacca fag are mad good too.
I'm convinced that if you're hating on Lupe, its because he is above your level. Lupe elevates this generation of music. Period.
What is the sample from? Passion pit?
I this this song is fantastic. #LAZERS.
I like The Message of this song. Just Listen to the lyrics. This Song is Dope.
This dope. I feel it. Good little messages in there too.
Wow, so good!
lupe wack ue bit off modest mouse "float on" know yall music faggot stans...plus its not even a good mix smh lazers is gon be trash
Know our music? We knew it was Modest Mouse 82 posts ago. You a fuckin fool. Bitch.
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This is DOPE!!!
People will learn to really like this song..
Lupe is too sick!!!
Ppl kill me with making a pop song is so horrible, even if the song is good. It's like if its pop its automatically bad. With that said I understand why ppl think that way because MOST (not all) pop artist have no talent, especially in hip hop. But this is Lupe, even his pop songs have substance
damn dude cant win with you haters. The mssage is still positive, he just made it for everyone to understand. You understand this is his job? Dude gotta eat man.
I thought this was pretty good.
i will follow this man through the gates of hell.
not really feelin this...beat is wack IMO
This is the shizzzknit. Lupe is always great and will always be...
Better than pop Eminem!
This is real Hip-Hop
Fuck that sell out pop teen whitey shit like Eminem and Wayne.... Garbage
Hardest thing out rite now
I understand Atlantic needed a single they could make money off of but this is just not it. I doubt it would even do that well on the charts. This song is just confusing to me. Its a pop song with a hot beat and a catchy chorus but with personal semi-conscious lyrics? I dont get it. I mean if you're gonna make a pop song then go all out and make a proper pop song. Something with a catchy flow and couple hot lines thats just fun to sing and dance along to. With this he tried to please both his fan base and the label heads and I just dont think it worked out. Its too simple and contrived for true Lupe fans and not poppy enough for the mainstream radio fans. It just falls into this weird middle ground.
stop tryin to label shit b, pop, rap, a good song is a goodsong, who gives a fuck what category u try to put it into, thats for the record labels and charts
It doesn't! That was my whole point. Atlantic wanted a pop single to sell records and he just gave them a watered down conscious song. Which I don't understand. Either make a hot pop song which is fun to listen to or make a deep conscious record that you can really ponder over. And he is capable of both. Like "Carrera Lu" is a hot pop song and "Glory" is a dope conscious record. So I know he can do and it just pisses me off when he keeps putting out this BS. The only time he got it perfect with mixing both arts was "Conflict Diamonds" but even that was successful because of the lyrics. Not shit like "if you're my home boy, you never have to pay me." Lol I never thought I would hear Lupe say shit like that in a song. He used to craft each line and each word so poetically. Now all we get is this bull shit.
How does a hot beat, semi-conscious lyrics and a catchy hook equal Pop.... Just wondering....
I think you are completely right. I love Lupe but this ain't his tightest work. The sample is weird. He sounds weird over the hook. Sounds like some B.o.B. shit. Anyways, I'll still cop it, but I agree with you, NRG
interesting analysis. Superstar got pretty big though. i think this has potential. you can definitely tell that this was one of the ones Atlantic made him do. either way, i love this song. well worth the wait
Your whats wrong with Hip Hop....
listen to the lyrics, he's addressin what some of you guys upset about. dope shit, 4/5
3 its not what im was wating lupe its ok but 5 yall riding is dick
I LOVE THIS!!!
FUCK THE HATE, LUPE HAS BEEN DROPPING REAL RAPS SONGS FOR YEARS NOW WITH NOT MUCH RADIO PLAY BUT THIS SONG IS GOING TO BE A MASSIVE HIT NO DOUBT... FNF UP!
this is fire pop or not, this rapper gots substance.
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i thought shining down or im beamin was first single off lasers? great song btw
I guess Atlantic won. They got their radio-friendly first single. It's dope for a pop song but that's all it is, a pop song.
But whatever, if this is the price for getting Lasers put out, then so be it.
i love this song!!!
Garbage... I like Lupe alot and this is just disappointing. Plus he ruined the Modest Mouse beat.
He's capable of much better and that's the only reason I give this one star. Yes he's gotta make that catchy single, but I hope the rest of the album is vintage mind bending Fiasco..
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@ hiphopfan27: I'm not dissing the message, but his verses are waaaayyy too simple. there's simple, and there's way too simple. And I'm not doing him a favor, I'm just saying as a side note that I do have a couple beats that fit him. I swear that whenever I play them, people always say "I can hear Lupe spitting on this".
@ bro: I know it's just a radio song, thats why I said I hope the rest of his album is going to be better than this.
This is just a radio song, all the good artists who want to sell moderately well in this day and age have that one song on their CD that sucks comparatively speaking, anyway
thats why u gave it one star? LOL u make it sound like ur doin him a favor. Listen to the second and third verses carefully man theyre great
fk off 1 star. whether he wnats to or not he has to put out mainstream shit or else his album wont get pushed so hes doing his best hater eat a big one this shits hot mainstream or not he touches on everything regardless
this shit is uplifting
welcome back Lupe
Aight calm down guys...its not that good. Its way too simple for Lupe. I dont mind him using a catchy "mainstream" beat but at least go hard on the lyrics. I'm always disappointed when I hear a Lupe song and understand everything with just one listen...it used to take me months for some of the songs on his mixtapes. I just hope he doesn't dumb down rest of the the album.
ummmm maybe its that way cuz the album is called lazers and has NOTHING to do with Carrera Lu. if its one thing you can say bout Lupe it's that he's very diverse in his artistry...as deep as every song can be, it don't need to be. and as pop as a song can be, it don't have to be...why does each one of his songs have to be the same? why does each album have to be like its predecessor? its a song...let's try not to think too deep into it and let it be simply that.
the joint is not "i'm beaming" or "shining down"...when compared to the two this should be a pretty good album isA
I understand all that but its still not his best effort. I mean why couldn't he make something like "Carrera Lu."
See that's the kind of Lupe pop song I could get behind. To me you either make a hot pop song or make a completely different conscious record. You dont try to mix em both up and put this out.
You fucking want Lasers or not? Well this is the price you have to play. Granted these are not his "deepest" lyrics but they got more substance than any other shit they play on the radio. Quit complaining nothing else is getting dumbed down...this is a Lupe album remember??
It's for the radio man. You have to put out a moneymake for the first single of an album. This will be the most dumbed down song he puts out for LASERS. Recognize real and enjoy greatness. You're making yourself look retarded.
I was thinking the same thing! But if the simpletons are ever going to get into Lupe like us real Lupe fans then this song will go along way. It might give Lupe a commercial lane to push something creative between all the Soulja Boy and Flocka and other popular less lyrical material thats making money right now!
damn, this is a good year for hip hop. fuckin sick
Only he would sample "Float On" by Modest Mouse-genius. He's is so awesome, can't wait till the album drops
I gave it a 5 simply because it was Lu but its really about a 4. not wat i expected at all but his lyrics r still there and i love how he disrespecting the label on something they agreed to put out lol
Disappointing, but i guess Lupe needs a radio single. Go to sleep was ill.
this got that champion sound to it! LASERS!
Hell yee LASERS!!!
Great song. Lupe never fail.
It took me 5 listens but I finally got into it. Technically, thats a good thing because most of the popular shit on radio takes that many listens to make the shit catchy. Unfortunately, it should never take me 5 listens to feel Lupe. But as long as Atlantic, licenses it to a couple movies and tv commercials and makes it a pop success, I'm happy with the message in the music and its appeal...4 out of 5...Dear Atlantic, if you have brains, you will follow it with a VERY urban remix. Complete it with a new beat, Drake, J.Cole and Weezy...and since its my idea let me shoot the video HAHAHAHA
Ain't nobody want to hear a track with Kanye unless he produced it. It won't gain much buzz anyways.
That'd be a FUCKING TERRIBLE REMIX.
Drake and Weezy fucking suck.
Put Andre and Kanye on it.
YES!!! YES!!! YES!!! LASERS WILL BE THE BEST!!!