Lupe Fiasco Says He's on Pace to Become the Greatest Lyricist of All Time

“I have nearly every accolade there is to have in the music.”

By //Music

Lupe Fiasco took to Twitter recently to discuss his place within the music industry and how he stacks up to other artists. According to the 11-time Grammy nominee, his former record label Atlantic altered his lyrics in order to appease a wider audience. Lupe says that the message of his songs was too much for Atlantic to handle and his reputation took a hit as a result.

But when it comes [to] lyrics (which is the ONLY thing I care about) you’d be very hard pressed 2say I’m not one of the best ever…My strife with Atlantic was real. My getting blackballed for being political is real. For standing up to the journalists & bullshitters.

Lupe went on to say that while he admittedly doesn’t make the best music, the only thing he cares about this point is growing more and more as a lyricist. With an impressive music portfolio, Lupe says the next goal in his sights is becoming the greatest lyricist of all time.

I don’t make the best ‘music’ & I never will. [Because] I don’t really care about music. I care about bars. My first raps weren’t even wrote 2 music…I have nearly every accolade there is to have in the music business the only thing left is to be the GOAT Lyricist & that’s the pace I’m on.

Read the full Twitter thread for yourself below and let us know in the comments if you think this is a goal Lupe can achieve.

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