Song of the Day | “No. 1 Headband” by Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco's new album 'Samurai' is out now | Courtesy of the artist

Considered one of the best emcees of his (or any) generation, Lupe Fiasco’s sword remains sharp. On his latest the mid-tempo, jazz-infused “No. 1 Headband,” a single from a new full length Samurai (out now on 1st & 15th Too by way of Thirty Tigers), the Chicago rapper slices and dices.

Showing off his agility with a dynamically diverse delivery, Fiasco bobs and weaves on “No. 1 Headband,” spitting rapid-fire rhymes over pulsing drums, glistening synth lines and some uniquely deployed mouth trumpet. 

All songs featured in our Song of the Day series can be found on our Fresh Squeeze Playlist and in rotation on our music discovery radio station, The Independent.

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