Lupe declared a near war with his record label, Atlantic Records, after they insisted he bring them more pop-friendly singles with his new album. The label was hesitant to give him a release this year, but they finally did at the top of the year.
Azalea Banks gets into beefs with people left and right, so it’s no surprise that she got into with with Lupe on the social media platform. The two went head-to-head over Kendrick Lamar, actually, and his political comments, which Lupe showed his support of.
Childish Gambino and Lupe Fiasco got into a pretty heated Twitter war when Lupe claimed that he wouldn’t do music with the rapper because he said he doesn’t “work with black people.” Gambino later referred to this as a “sneak diss.”