Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has decided to scrap his highly-promoted Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 2 album and bid farewell to Twitter once again.
Prior to leaving Twitter for good, Fiasco revealed his unexpected shelved album news.
“Hello. A decision has been made that the project titled “F&L2 Part 2″ will be summarily cancelled for public release in 2013.,” he tweeted January 17th.
“The title/concept for Lupe’s 2013 release will be revealed later this year.”
“The #LF twitter is now closed. Please follow @DJBusy + @SNDCLSHfor daily updates. Thank You.” (Lupe Fiasco’s Twitter)
Last month, Fiasco said he would stop tweeting until the New Year arrived.
“The #LF Twitter is now closed. Will return in 2013. Follow @Sndclsh,@TheLupENDBlog + @djbusy for daily updates. DM is still open.,” he tweeted December 20th.
“The #LF twitter is currently deleting all past tweets. pls disregard any retweets etc. This account is currently closed will return in 2013.” (Lupe Fiasco’s Twitter)
Last year, Lupe spoke on wanting to hang up the microphone and step away from his music career.
“Contractually, I still have to do another record if the label picks it up,” Fiasco said in an interview. “But even after this part one and part two [of Food & Liquor 2] I’m basically kind of done, because that album is even almost finished. I won’t make music for commercial purposes after that. It’ll more just be kind of artistic and developing my other music projects — I don’t even know if Lupe Fiasco is gonna exist after Skulls, I might even just do a name change or something like that — if I feel like making a rap album, then I’ll make it.” (Music Feeds TV)
The Chicago rapper’s Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part I debuted at number five last fall.
Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part I debuted on the chart this week at No. 5. With seven days knocked out, Lupe’s new LP has sold 89,000 copies. (SOHH Sales Wrap)