Pearls of Wisdom from Lupe Fiasco and T.I.

One of my students pointed out that Skyler Grey must like singing backup on controversial rap songs. Songs with anger. Songs of disgust. Songs with lots to say. Songs crying out for intense discussion. And, behind the bitterness, songs of hope. You'll benefit from listening to and thinking about both. I don't love every line Fiasco and T.I. write. I can't get behind the radical 9/11 theories. I love Lupe Fiasco's personal story, especially his early life – read it here: But I definitely don't agree that the answer to any problem is to boycott voting. And, unlike Fiasco, I don't "believe in the people." "The people" need a lot of work. I looked hard f