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Yasiin Bey And Lupe Fiasco To Face-Off In Rap Battle?


Yasiin Bey is tired of the recent beef and diss tracks in the hip-hop community. The artist, formerly known as Mos Def, took to YouTube to propose a challenge to anyone wanting to battle him, saying, “Tired of these dudes pretending like they dope. You alright but relax…We don’t have to do make no back […]

Lupe Fiasco Teams up with Jennifer Hudson & Common on “Remission”


Lupe Fiasco teamed up with the talented Jennifer Hudson and fellow Chicago emcee Common for his latest offering as an official ambassador for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). With J Hud and her powerful chops on vocals and Common spitting a rare fast flow, the song and message are both on point. The trio will be […]

The PA/ Winter Issue is here!

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The Winter Issue Of Mute Magazine is here! Click below to purchase your print or digital issue! #ThePAIssue  

The Summer/fall “Brooklyn” Issue is Officially here…

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Welcome to the summer/fall issue of Mute Magazine! This time around we decided to do something a little different and go with a “Brooklyn” theme. In this issue we have done our best to capture the essence of Brooklyn as the diverse, crowded, hipster, rough, gentrified, artistic, cool (any other adjective that you see fit […]

Slayer, M.I.A. & Snoop Dogg To Headline Fun Fun Fun Fest


The annual Fun Fun Fun Fest, which takes place in Austin, just announced their 2013 perfomers. Slayer, M.I.A., and Snoop Dogg are scheduled to headline. The festival, scheduled for November 8th, 9th, 10th in Austin,TX, is sure to be a great time! Here’s the official flyer with the rest of the lineup:

Review: Food & Liquor 2 by Lupe Fiasco

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Written by John Zabala When I first heard about Lupe Fiasco releasing a sequel to Food & Liquor, I was ecstatic. I was prepared for lyricism, metaphors, great instrumentation, and a track that would equal the level of “Hurt Me Soul”. However, I also heard that on this album Lupe would try to maintain the […]

A Discussion on Lupe Fiasco’s “Bitch Bad”


Written by Alex Gooch When I was younger none of the children in my family were allowed to listen to music with profanity in it. It really didn’t bother me as much as it did my older siblings. While they were trying to listen to the new Fugees or Lost Boyz joints, I just wanted […]

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Bitch Bad” by Lupe Fiasco


Photo Credit: Brian Moghadam Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Lupe Fiasco. “Bitch Bad” is a song from Lupe’s forthcoming album, Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 available online and in stores on 9/25.