On Twitter, Lupe shared the release date—February 10—and what looks like cover art. Pitchfork has reached out to representatives for Lupe Fiasco to comment. Albums cancelled.” Following his remarks, he briefly set his Twitter to private before engaging in debates with the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League.
13, 2016 brought what seemed like Lupe Fiasco’s abrupt retirement from music after the Chicago MC was labeled anti-Semitic in the wake of lyrics from his “Everybody Dies” freestyle.
It would appear that retirement and subsequent cancellation of future albums has been reversed as Lupe offered a minimalist tweet about a long awaited future project, simply tweeting, “DROGAS Light February 10th 2017.”: a minimalist design of a red character against a plain white background.
The official drop date comes a day after Lupe tweeted a picture of himself grinning with record exec Julie Greenwald below a placard emblazoned with the Atlantic logo and giving a thumbs-up sign. "For them to see 16,000 people say, 'This is what we want and what we want now,' " Lupe said in July.
The pic was accompanied by a simple caption: "Victory! " 'We're sick of all this dumb bullsh--.' They love to see fans that actually care." Are you excited for Lasers to drop?
Lupe announced this album along with its official art on April 14th.