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January 21, 2013

Gaza rap lyrics cut short Lupe Fiasco concert

Chicago-based rapper escorted off stage after repeating lyrics critical of US President.
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Lupe Fiasco performs live on stage during Supafest 2012 at ANZ Stadium on April 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)


Rapper Lupe Fiasco was asked to leave the stage during a Washington DC performance ahead of President Barack Obama's second inauguration. In a 30-minute performance of his song "Words I Never Said," Lupe repeated the lyric "Gaza Strip was getting bombed, Obama didn't say sh*t" several times, according to reports.
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