Thursday, November 26, 2009
Song of the Day: Lupe Fiasco's Gotta Eat
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool: Gotta Eat
The reason you buy a CD isn't the single. It isn't the second single. It's the singles that are never played on the radio. It's a song that you will never hear unless you buy the album. It's a song that you play and feel bad for others that they've usually never heard it, or heard of it. It's an instant bond when you talk to someone who has heard of it, and you're instantly excited that they have heard of it. Gotta Eat is one of those songs. No, it's not enlightening. No, it won't help you on your journey. It's just bad ass, out of character for Lupe, just simply, it's a song about someone chasing the Cool ... and while you know it's exactly what he warns against (hell the whole album warns against chasing the Cool, you've gotta love the guy that chases the Cool this well). Hell, you've gotta eat. Enjoy. And Happy Thanksgiving.