Los Angeles, CA – Fans who’ve wished to see Lupe Fiasco carry out his Food & Liquor album are lastly getting a possibility to take action. The Grammy Award-winning MC has introduced a one-night-only live performance by which he’ll carry out his critically acclaimed debut in its entirety.
The particular occasion is scheduled to happen at The Novo in Los Angeles on February 23. Album contributors Gemstones (previously often known as Gemini) and Matthew Santos will be part of Lupe for the efficiency
“The followers have been asking for it for a very long time and the time lastly felt proper,” Lupe mentioned in a press launch. “This album speaks to a extremely attention-grabbing, however particular time in my profession and it’s cool to have the ability to share that in a brand new means with everybody.”
Food & Liquor was launched in 2006, one 12 months after his breakthrough visitor look on Kanye West’s single “Touch the Sky.” The LP debuted within the Top 10 of the Billboard 200, acquired a number of Grammy nominations and earned an ideal rating from HipHopDX in a overview by former Editor-In-Chief Andreas Hale.
Lupe went on to launch a sequel, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, in 2012. He selected to cancel plans for its follow-up, Pt. 2, in 2013.