Lupe Fiasco: “Rap Theory & Practice: an Introduction”

Lupe Fiasco: “Rap Theory & Practice: an Introduction”

Wednesday, 30 November 2022 | 7-8:30pm | MIT Stata Center, Room 123 and Virtual

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing Program

Lupe Fiasco

Photo couresty of MIT


“Rap Theory & Practice: an Introduction” is an exploration into the underlying fundamental functions, structures, and principles of rap.

Wasalu Jaco, professionally known as Lupe Fiasco, is a Chicago-born, Grammy award-winning American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and community advocate. Rising to fame in 2006, following the success of his debut album Food & Liquor, Lupe has released eight acclaimed studio albums, his latest being Drill Music In Zion, released in June 2022. His efforts to propagate conscious material garnered recognition as a Henry Crown Fellow, and he is a recipient of an MLK Visiting Professorship at MIT for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Free and open to the public.

For in-person attendees, registration and masking is encouraged. 

Livestream link: