Grammy-winning American rapper and singer who became famous in 2006 when his debut album, Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor came out. He is also known for being a part of the rock band Japanese Cartoon. He has collaborated with numerous artists, including Kanye West (“Touch the Sky”), Snoop Dogg (“Hi-Definition”), Pharrell Williams (“I Gotcha”), Jay Z (“Pressure”), DOUBLE, Joy Denalane and Dan the Automator. Born Wasalu Muhammad Jaco on February 17, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, to parents Shirley and Gregory Jaco, Fiasco has five sisters and four brothers. He belongs to West African descent. He attended Thornton Township High School and began to rap when he was in the 8th grade. In 2013, he began dating American model Dani Evans.
Lupe Fiasco Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 17 February 1981
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth Name: Wasalu Muhammad Jaco
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Rapper, Record producer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial (West African)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Lupe Fiasco Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10″
Height in Meters: 1.78 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 38 in (96.5 cm)
Biceps: 14 in (35.5 cm)
Waist: 33 in (84 cm)
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Lupe Fiasco Family Details:
Father: Gregory Jaco (Engineer)
Mother: Shirley Jaco (Gourmet chef)
Siblings: 5 sisters and 4 brothers
Lupe Fiasco Education:
Thornton Township High School
Lupe Fiasco Facts:
*He was born on February 17, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
*His father, Gregory, was an African drummer, and his mother, Shirley, was a gourmet chef
*His parents got divorced when he was five years old.
*His debut album, Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor, was released in September 2006.
*He was named one of GQ’s Men of the Year in 2006.
*Nas, Jay Z, Common, A Tribe Called Quest, Q-Tip, AZ, De La Soul, N.W.A, Mos Def, Pharrell Williams, Linkin Park and Gang Starr are among his favorite celebrities/influences.
*He is an avid fan of video game and likes to play the Street Fighter series of fighting games.
*Visit his official website: www.lupefiasco.com
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.