Star Apps: Lupe Fiasco

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Star Apps: Lupe Fiasco

Star Apps: Lupe Fiasco

Posted: 05 Dec 2013 04:01 PM PST

Lupe Fiasco fans, antsy for the Grammy-winning, platinum-selling rapper's next release "Tetsuo and Youth," due out in early 2014, are being treated to a taste of the new material on the "Tetsuo and Youth Preview" tour, this fall.

From the road, the rapper best known for spitting such hits as "Superstar," "The Show Goes On," "Out of My Head," and "Battle Scars" chatted about the new album, the apps he uses on the road, his new health and wellness app, and his top five faves!

The shows go on: Fiasco is currently on his 32-date Tetsuo and Youth Preview tour.

(Credit: Courtesy: The Chambers Group)

While on tour, which apps do you use to stay in touch with your fans and your loved ones? Twitter.

In terms of the new album, what does the title mean and what can you tell us about the sound and subject matter and release date? The title literally means nothing at all; it's just a title I pulled. The sound is a bit more raunchy and ratchet but with the infamous Lupe Fiasco twist. The release date is currently slated for early next year.

You've released a lot of mixed tapes and there's a mixed tape on your current single artwork. Is there still a place for the mixed tape in 2013? Yes.

How do apps and software figure into your writing/ process? Any favorites? I use the ... [Read more]


Assassin's Creed: Pirates sets sail in Apple's App Store

Posted: 05 Dec 2013 07:04 AM PST

Apple's App Store has a new set of pirates.

Game maker Ubisoft has released Assassin's Creed: Pirates for iOS. The game is essentially a pirate simulator, allowing gamers to engage in naval combat, build up their pirate ship, and explore the Caribbean. Gamers play as Alonzo Batilla.

The Assassin's Creed franchise has been extremely popular on consoles. The latest launch, Black Flag, is also set on the open seas and features pirates. Black Flag is available on consoles, but not on iOS.

Assassin's Creed: Pirates is available in Apple's App Store for $4.99. It works on both the iPad and iPhone -- though the latter must be an iPhone 4S or newer.

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