By Miranda Johnson
Lupe Fiasco has finally announced the release date for his highly anticipated album Food & Liquor 2: Great American Rap Album Pt. 1. On Saturday (June 2), the Chicago rapper took to Facebook to reveal that the sequel to 2006’s Food & Liquor will drop on September 25th.”
Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 9/25/12,” the Lasers’ MC stated on Facebook. Earlier this spring, he revealed that he was previewing the project for his label Atlantic Records in New York City.
After the controversy surrounding the release of last year’s pop-oriented Lasers, the Chicago rapper reinforced that the only thing that could delay this project would be whether or not it’s a double-disc. Then, early in May he confirmed that it would indeed be a double LP, adding that it wll find him returning in rare form. “It’s the Lupe Fiasco I want to be without industry constraints, without the trying to please the hardcore fans or get the new fans,” he said. “It’s just what I would do for myself if nobody ever heard it.”