Video: Lupe Fiasco Was Escorted Off Stage For Anti-Obama Comments During An Inaugural Celebration

01.21.13 5 years ago 30 Comments

Lupe Fiasco performed an anti-war song for thirty minutes and made it clear he didn’t vote for Barack Obama during an event that was suppose to celebrate his re-election. Booking Lupe for this is like booking Chief Keef for an anti-gun rally.

Source Josh Rogin

thats like having mitt romney do a speech for black history month – 2chinZZZ

Statement from organizers:

Lupe Fiasco performed at this private event, and as you may have read, he left the stage earlier than we had planned. But Lupe Fiasco was not “kicked off stage” for an “anti-Obama rant.” We are staunch supporters of free speech, and free political speech. This was not about his opinions. Instead, after a bizarrely repetitive, jarring performance that left the crowd vocally dissatisfied, organizers decided to move on to the next act.
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