News: Lupe Fiasco Reveals Mountain Climb Fears, "I'll Go Psychopath"

Monday, Apr 20, 2009 12:30PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Confirming his plans to climb Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro this fall, Lupe Fiasco has revealed his thoughts and fears of going through with the charity-based journey.

Lupe joked about his plans if the mission goes wrong.

"Hell, yeah, [I'm worried!]" Fiasco said of the 19,000-foot hike. "[If things go bad out there], everybody's dying...I'll go psychopath, freak out and murder everyone for the sake of none of us suffering! It would be like the ending of a Stephen King movie, by the time the rescue helicopter comes," he quipped. But [Justin] Timberlake fans shouldn't worry. "I wouldn't euthanize Justin unless he was really suffering." (NY Daily News)

News broke out earlier this month of Lupe's upcoming journey.

Justin Timberlake has climbed to the top of the music charts. But now, he's getting read to scale a much more formidable foe - Mount Kilimanjaro. But now, Justin is getting ready to scale a much more formidable foe - Mount Kilimanjaro. The pop star will trek up the mountain in Tanzania, Africa, along with rapper Lupe Fiasco and singer Kenna, in an effort to bring awareness to the global water crisis. (Access Hollywood)

Kenna previously discussed the importance of his water-based global awareness plan.

"My dad almost died as a child from waterborne diseases in Ethiopia, and he had talked to me about digging a well there, and I thought, 'I have too many friends who would be concerned with the subject of clean water," Kenna said in an interview. "Maybe I can help out." (All Headlines News)

Aside from the forthcoming mountain climb, Lupe is reportedly working on a new album.

"Breaking News... Listen Up This Affects You!!! Due to circumstances beyond my control...the album roll out has changed radically. LUPE.N.D. has been postponed indefinitely!!! As a matter of fact consider it cancelled until further notice!!! OK..so what now??? Actually an album is still coming in June...Thats Right!!!...Drum Roll Please... "THE GREAT AMERICAN RAP ALBUM" Yeah thats the new title..." (Lupe Fiasco's Blog)

A specific date for the mountain climb has not yet been released.

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