Lupe Fiasco

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Lupe Fiasco
Fiasco performing in 2012
Fiasco performing in 2012
Background information
Birth nameWasalu Muhammad Jaco
Also known asDouble J[1]
Born (1982-02-16) February 16, 1982 (age 40)
OriginChicago, Illinois, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • entrepreneur
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2000–present
Labels
Websitewww.lupefiasco.com

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois),[2] better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. He became famous in 2006 with the success of his first album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. His song “Show Goes On” charted at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He also performs as the lead singer of rock band Japanese Cartoon under his real name. As an entrepreneur, Fiasco was the chief executive officer of 1st and 15th Entertainment.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wasalu Muhammad Jaco | Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2020-04-10.
  2. "Lupe Fiasco: Biography". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2009-02-11. Retrieved 2008-12-23.