Kanye, Pharrell and Lupe need a head check
A t-shirt of new group CRS: Pharrell, Lupe Fiasco and Kanye West
Hip-hop bigwigs Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Lupe Fiasco have confirmed they’re recording a joint album under the group name – wait for it – Child Rebel Soldiers.
“It’s definitely happening this year,” says Fiasco (real name Wasalu Muhammed Jaco), according to Contact Music.
“We call each other by our Child Rebel names – but they are top secret for now.”
For three young men who are known more for their narcissistic addiction to the latest streetwear stylings – and one in particular (West), who “learned” from fellow rapper Q-Tip about the travesty of Sierra Leone’s “blood diamond” industry and then changed up his hit “Diamonds Are Forever” with a rushed remix that basically came off as an insincere attempt at redemption – is this just another misappropriation of a global hot topic?
We expected more from three rappers who are largely considered intelligent, thoughtful and forward-thinking. What do you think?
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