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Lupe Fiasco - Around My Way [Freedom Ain't Free]

by Lupe Fiasco • 4,431,363 views

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One of the most under rated lyricists out there.
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Lenard White Shared on Google+ · 2 months ago
Lupe Fiasco - Around My Way [Freedom Ain't Free] #NowPlaying
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Just in time for the 4th of July.
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I just discovered him, wow im getting his songs directly! what a nice flow and wise words!!
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+Nick G Yep, Deepest rapper in the game real shit, if you really listen to all his songs you get such deep messages... one of my favorite songs is Next to it, because everyone thinks its some mainstream song, but hes actually talking about how you can easily fool people into being puppets by showing them what they want to see
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kevin chambers Shared on Google+ · 4 days ago
Lupe Fiasco - Around My Way [Freedom Ain't Free] https://youtu.be/S77zUWqawag via @YouTube
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Pete Rock & C. L. Smooth "They Reminisce Over You" ??
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+Othmane kadri hassani "Better than Lupe" when Pete Rock & C. L. Smooth also sampled 2 different songs in TROY - The sax being one of those parts. Get educated
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Pete Rock & C. L. Smooth "They Reminisce Over You" XD I see what you did there Lupe.
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This video got 4,500,000 views but Nicki Minaj got 479,000,000 views... America needs help.
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Lupe Fiasco - Around My Way [Freedom Ain't Free]: http://youtu.be/S77zUWqawag
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Someone Help me. Just heard this song on JJJ Radio and it gave me goosebumps from the memories of Late 80's, early 90's Rap Music & Metal Music Era. WHAT WAS THE SONG OF THE ORIGINAL Background Music this song ripped off?
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Pete rock they reminisce over you
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Pete Rock & CL Smooth - T.R.O.Y
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Damn he is good
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More truth in this song, then all others combined... Have to pay the Government to own property, If you work a job you have to give them a piece, Want to buy something ? Government gets a piece of that to.....
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+MrFixIt "If you are rich, you give the Government Money" So how don't they get a piece of the pie?
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Lupe Fiasco - Around My Way [Freedom Ain't Free]: https://youtu.be/S77zUWqawag
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Excuse my ignorance, but Lupe is Muslim (and on repeated occasions, states that he doesn't drink nor smoke) so why is he shown sipping a 40oz @1:30 in the video? There must be a deeper meaning to this that I'm not understanding..
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+Craig Mullaney At the end of the videos he returns the lambo so maybe that might explain something
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Boomdog got it spot on )
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Video is a bit unfocused but those bars? RAZOR sharp.
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+Aaron S In fact, fuck razor -- LASER.
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Anyone remember this beat from NBA Street Vol 2 ?
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+Damian Mancini I never thought i hear this sound again
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Great Artist; love the messages!!!  Keep Yo Flow 'baby'!  U rock on....
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It's 2015 and I just discovered this guy and truth be told HE IS FUCKING AMAZING AND HAS BEEN GREATLY UNDERRATED!!!!!!!
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+Andrew Ogundele Basically it has to do with how big an artist fan base is or their sales. Lupe for example: Lupe's first album sold over 500,000 copies is gold, Second album over 500,000 copies is gold his third over 1 million copies is platinum. his 4th is just under gold with 400 something thousand sold
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Ahh I see... I have my own idea of what is considered mainstream but I think your concept is a bit more accurate as it definitely pertains more to sales. I just think of guys like young thug or Gucci who are considered mainstream but their income isn't as close to ppl like drake/lupe/kendrick yet are still considered mainstream as well
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Lupe is the only person that can kill a beat twice in two entirely different ways lmfao
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but i feel i'm inhale every time i breathe
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dis n touch da sky sweet tunes bru
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I like how he pointed out the exotic car rental place. Most these rappers, nah ain't doing that. straight frontin. Lupe from Coast To Coast I always fucked with him. He so underrated smh
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These lyrics are pretty much perfect.
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great beat and lyrics but the video ruins it, typically most rap videos do, here is a prime example..
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That was the whole point. It was satirical in nature, a tongue-in-cheek reference to the modern hip hop community you see on mainstream media every waking moment. Pay attention to the lyrics first before judging him on a video (that also went over your head).
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+Nevoexpo I'm very surprised that this vid went over your head. As others have mentioned, it's a satirical video showing the dangers of a materialistic society. And of course, it pokes fun at the typical rap video that has drugs, alcohol, and material goods.
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Wise words Lupe.
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i think joey badaas idolize him 
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Greatest Hip Hop rendition ever.
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One of the illest ever NY nigga chi town what up
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I reminisce, I reminisce ;)
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4.288.233 Pete Rock tears...
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Mz. G Shared on Google+ · 4 days ago
Go young man; speak truth!
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Pete Rock´s Reminiscence Over You  forever & ever & ever
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I liked how sampled the beat from T.R.OY. .... I like it!!!
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Finally you hear music speaking true besides all that fake shit!!!
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WHO IS PLAYING THE SAXOPHONE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO???
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This is the stuff that deserves to be "mainstream"
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I think it was very genius for Lupe to make the song freedom ain't free and make so many references to the native American culture in the same song. Even threw removing Columbus Day in there. This dude is a fuckin astronaut!!!!!!!!! Very intelligent artist. Every artist should follow his lead.
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damn Lupe that White Lamborghini Aventador tho!!!!!
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Sebastian Ruiz Shared on Google+ · 4 months ago
Ponernos un poc de rapper´s para este martes 
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And they think that retarded Kendrick Lamar got flow lol ... ffs this guy is way better than most of the cats these dayz . He is doing it for the people!
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Extremely inspirational when I was down a few years ago.
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A friend request - follow - and a hash tag Now everybody want it like the last laugh A Michael Jackson jacket or a daft mask Purple Jordans or the mixed girl in your math class
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My Playlist of Truth: Lupe Fiasco - #1234 Kendrick Lamar - HiiiPower Lupe Fiasco - Bad Bitch Lupe Fiasco - Around My Way Nas - Africa Must Wake Up Tupac - Changes comment more that you think should be added
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Kanye west - I wonder Kanye west - Family business Nas - it ain't hard to tell Lauryn hill - that thing Kendrick Lamar - sing about me/dying of thirst
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Where's pine ridge?
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"Depart from Martin connect on Malcolm X tip" Every time I listen to his albums and hear lyrics like this I just put my face in my palms....
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This song alone is a whole lot better than chief keef's whole career.
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Lyrically one of the best rappers I've ever heard, reminds of Mos Def with that kinda old school beat
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Lupe is my favorite rapper. Good flow, positive lyrics, nice beat. Shit can't get any better !
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Has anyone heard this from the game Street ball on gcube or ps2
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Anyone knows what glasses is he wearing ?
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The beat i remember this song!! dope for sampling it! I forget the name though uhg lol
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T.R.O.Y (They Reminisce Over You) by Pete rock and CL Smooth.
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don't give up lupe we with you
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I must not be vanilla because I sure ain't got no privilege. But maybe that's not what he's singin' about. Maybe I am from a specimen of Vanilla planifolia and he sings about that artificial factory-made chemically induced stuff that stinks but they put in a suit and try to sell to use any way.  Either way, I still enjoyed the song.
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"the android man, walk silent and talk science"
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LOL! Wtf artificial factory made chemically hahahaah
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Amy Lee 32 Shared on Google+ · 2 months ago
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Is it me or does Lupe sound similar to Childish Gambino?
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Freedom isn't free................. it costs $1.05
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If only the album was as good as this song.....
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if you didn't hear him say " First off say peace to Pine Ridge " .....  theres no peace, we're fucked ... but thanks for the shoutout c: 
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only real rappers rapping now kendrick imortal tech kendrick meek lupe rip to the old real rappers tupac and eazy like for respect
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+mitchelllydon​ Iggys better than Meek. 😂😂😂
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peace, from me in canada, hope things is good with u, yo papi, chilin, thanks for all ur real words, motivation, muslim sunnah, thanks. your 1/infinity of God`s grace, power, yusuf was 1/3rd of creations beauty, waterfalls, children smiles.  ill see u in jannah, seen, peace my brother, love, thanks for keeping it real in the trenches, see u on the park benches full wit grapes and the unimaginable , from ur video, i sen you`ve did this before, aa
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Pete Rock & CL Smooth - They Reminisce Over You
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Hip hop is the lifestyle rapping is what you do when your making a song. Theres one genre no pop rap there wack rap and there dope rap that's it. Don't try and make this like heavy metal where they go 20 different genres and all the shit is the same.
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+Reconis Taray lyrics are easy to find on a website, i was offering an alternative. like what you wanna like, i wasn't making that comment as an attack on you. just.. music made only with the intent of 'selling records', not for creative expression, is senseless.(lupe fiasco's music - creative expression and with a purpose). some 'heavy' or heavy-ish bands off the top of my head. novelists, erra, embracer, i am waves, napoleon, dance gavin dance, oceana, lower definition, of machines, being as an ocean, the tale of my defeat, outline in color, prepared like a bride, the color morale, saviour, the word alive, in hearts wake, rosaline, 
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Pete Rock sample - check it out
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This song introduced me to Lupe Has and allowed me to become a fan 😊
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Your music reminds me of what I call 'rap' but it probably had another name.... Melvin Van Pebbles and of course!!! Gil Scott Heron. I liked your lyrics too. Finally! some rap I can get into (at 66) (but probably won't, cuz I'm 66). :)
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Peace 2both Lupe & the Boi Wonda' Hip Hop I Reminisce, I Reminisce over you... My God!
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VERI NICE 👍👍👍👍!!!!
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Johnny Riva Shared on Google+ · 1 month ago
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They don't promote him because it's too truthful
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I love this song lupe sign me and my partner im metro t and he is Triple d i be honered if u sign us we can be the next big thing
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I don't fuck with hip hop today but I'll fuck with Lupe. Good track. Classic sample
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You Must Write ''T.R.O.Y. cover''
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cover is when you just sing over the beat with the original lyrics. Lupe has his very own lyrics and the beat has been modified quite a bit so mayb along the lines of a mixtape. This song is OG Lupe back when he used to make mixtapes over classic smooth beats like these. can't wait for his new albummm!!
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Anybody know T.R.O.Y. By CL Smooth and Pete rock
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WHO IS PLAYING THE SAXOPHONE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO???
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Darude. You may have heard him from such a song called Sandstorm.
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Lupe..True lyricist !!
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i think that he sings about relistic stituations
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could someone pls let me know what the origional song that sax is from, thanks.
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Pete Rock & CL Smooth - They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)
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The original is "Today" by Tom Scott
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dudes dope fuck all the rest
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Everybody get on zro- happy alone
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Best bars i ever heard this dude spit was in the cypher with my man ghost and papoose. That shit went hard, thank me later
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they reminisce over you this is a rip off
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One second away from 420 dam lol
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Who gives a shit if he used the sample from T.R.O.Y. Atleast it was a real rapper like Lupe that used it.
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Wow, just heard a few pieces, the Wu-Tang follow made me cream. Damn, Lupe you have that!
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Pete Rock > Lupe nuff said .-.
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WHO IS PLAYING THE SAXOPHONE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE VIDEO???
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