Food & Liquor

Food & Liquor

by Lupe Fiasco

Product Details

Release Date: 01/13/2008
Label: Atlantic Uk
UPC: 0075679359025
catalogNumber: 793590

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lupe Fiasco   Primary Artist,Rap
Jay-Z   Rap
Jill Scott   Vocals
Sarah Green   Track Performer
Gemini   Rap
Josh Matranga   Track Performer
Matthew Santos   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Dave MacKay   Composer
Dexter Wansel   Composer
Chill   Executive Producer,Management
Raymond Vincent   Composer
Darrale Jones   Executive Producer
Jay-Z   Executive Producer
Chuck Anderson   Cover Art
Craig Kallman   Composer,Producer
Pharrell Williams   Composer
Shawn Carter   Composer
Neptunes   Producer
Kanye West   Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Mike Shinoda   Producer
Andrew Coleman   Engineer
I Monster   Producer
Bojan Dugich   Engineer
Needlz   Composer
Brandon Howard   Composer,Producer
Lupe Fiasco   Executive Producer
H. Bowen David   Composer
Brian Gartner   Vocal Engineer
Greg Magers   Engineer
Prolyfic   Producer
Righteous Kung Fu   Cover Art
Jason Salvador   Management
Soundtrakk   Producer

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Food & Liquor 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lupe Fiasco's first album, is one of my favorite rap/hip-hop based albums. I picked up the album, because there were some songs that I really liked that you cannot get the MP3's for without some work. It was a really great idea to pick up the entire album, because there were some other songs on the album, that I would have missed out on. Kick, Push, I Gotcha, Kick, Push II, and Daydreamin' are really great songs and seem to really express, the overall goal of Lupe's life.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this album is truly amazing. This album has been on heavy rotation on my CD player, computer media, and in my ride ever since it came out.Although there are several artists pushing the envelope of creativity, Lupe is just in his own category, creating his own path while encouraging others to do so as well. Lupe is a Hip Hop artist that can successful put together good melodies and socially conscious themes without perpetuating harmful stereotypes. He is showing the hip-hop community that it can be cool to be smart and that not everyone has to buy into the trends set in the music industry. As many other’s has stated in here this album is full of relevant issues about current events, an intelligent perception of life in poverty-stricken areas, and a young man growing up. It’s sort of hard to pick out a favorite track from this album but if I was force to choose it would be Real, Just might be Okay, Kick Push I & II, I Gotcha, The Cool DayDreamin, Pressure, Sunshine, and Tilted but as I stated on the title of my review the rest are just as nice. Food & Liquor is not meant to be played in the background (unless you already know it by heart) it’s clearly meant to be listen to, otherwise you will miss out on his intentions. Lupe maintains his integrity as a smart and skillful lyricist throughout the entire album. Highly recommend to all starving hip-hop fans.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you enjoy listening to creative lyrics that force you to imagine it in your head you will love this album. Each song Lupe paints a different picture and flows effortlessly to the beat as the album goes along. I just dl the album first, but i am definately buying the album. I guess if i could compare him to any rapper i would say he is somewhere between Nas, Common, Kanye. Though he does not come off as cocky as Kanye West. Anyone who buys the album will enjoy it, so go out and support the movement and embrace this part of rap that gets overlooked.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this cd, Lupe takes words and puts them into truth. He tells stories that are real to today's world and also has metaphors and punchlines that catches the ear. The best part about his poetry is that its 100% helpful none of his songs go to waste. I believe Lupe is the next JAY-Z and Jay-z is the best rapper ever!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The long awaited debut of the almighty Lupe Fiasco. He may have never had an album before but that is not to say he has no expirience in the world of Hip-Hop. Lupe Fiasco, who has performed alongside Common and Rakim, created a huge stir in the Hip-Hop underground with the release of his three Farenheit 1/15 mixtapes. Lupe also appeared on Touch the Sky w/Kanye West. Jay-Z is the executive producer for Food & Liquor. I am almost ready to declare this the best debut album of all time and I've only heard the leaked version.
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