By Peter Bailey
Back in 06' a Chi-town emcee with a penchant for righteous indignation kicked and pushed his socially conscious fervor to the forefront of pop culture.
A Grammy award - classic albums and public spat with Fox's favorite talking head later - and Lupe Fiasco remains hip hop's man apart.
"I definitely get beat up and I kinda definitely take L's" explained Lupe on his recent trip to headline the U's homecoming festivities. "But I win to, and when I win I win big and I win consistently on my level."
In a genre often scripted in cliches and empty dialogue, Lupe has somehow time and again found a way to revive the pulse to hip hop's conscious heart.
His newest offering "Bitch Bad" is in customary Lupe fashion an examination of that empty dialogue and it's terminal prognosis on young minds.
But even he understands growing up poor on Chicago's west side, »
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