The Windy City lyricist opens up in XXL‘s May issue about the success of his new album, his struggle with Atlantic Records and why he’s the best rapper in the game right now.
Lupe Fiasco reaction to charting the Billboards with Lasers;
“I wasn’t completely overwhelmed, because now I have to go into the business meetings,” he said. “Now I’m waiting for, ‘If you didn’t say you hated the album in that interview, we would have done 300,000,”
He Also stated why he’s the best in the game;
“I can actually make the argument, seriously, that, Yo, I’m better than all y’all,” he boasted. “You have people who can say that. Jay-Z can say that. Eminem can say that. Canibus can say that—if we are going line for line. If you want to relate me to the newer cats, let’s go. Let’s go line for line and bar for bar. If it’s all about spitting and metaphors and MCing and lyrics and entendres, I will eat 99 percent of you dudes up.”