DAY 118 GRAMMY CHASE: LUPE LASER$ & LOSER$

Man, it finally happened. Today…I’ve become a fan. This dude FINALLY hit me with something that I can no longer front on. Lupe caught EVERYONE’S attention on Kanye’s “Touch the Sky,” because I KNOW I was rapping his part, as he ripped and tore it down without a doubt. But his solo work just didn’t move me. But here we are about 3 years after winning his first Grammy for Best Urban/Alternative Performance [Daydreamin’ f/ Jill Scott] in 2007-08 and I’m JUST now feeling the dude. Lupe Fiasco’s debut album Food & Liquor was also nominated for Best Rap Album and “Kick Push” was nominated for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Solo Performance.

Not only is the song above a “HEATER” but the video should garner some awards as well, namely Mtv’s annual. I’m the Loser he’s talkin about, for not believing in him from the jump. Oh well!…the video is DEF!!!////..now i have to dig deeper and CHANGE MY ideas, as the video I was just working on had the same tone. So goes brilliance.

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About by Edreys

Edreys Wajed is a catalyst of inspiration and a walking enterprise of all things creative. The Buffalo native boasts a toolbox chock-full with talents and experiences ranging from a visual artist, jewelry designer and musical entertainer, to an educator and entrepreneur with notable recognitions respectfully in each. His approach in each endeavor is soundly unique, high quality and signature in presentation, having found his course as a creator early in life. As early as 14 years of age, when his mother invested in a pair of hair clippers for him, seeing as she could no longer afford to pay for his haircuts, Edreys taught himself the trade of barbering and soon began making money for himself in the basement of his childhood home. With his artistic ability he also began growing a client base and reputation for customized hats and clothes as well as logo design by hand, long before learning graphics in college. His creativity, craftsmanship and passion to inspire people are what drives his spirit of entrepreneurship. From having run his own stationery boutique and art gallery shared with his wife; touring nationally and internationally as a hip hop artist, Edreys is exceptionally diverse with his avenues of expression, including the fine craft of jewelry making, passed down from his father and master craftsman. Edreys is most recently recognized locally for his contribution as an artist on the Freedom Wall which features 28 civil rights dignitaries, 7 of which he painted with his unique style and use of line. “Creativity is my neighbor, I live by it,” says Edreys. View all posts by by Edreys

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