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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.
Lupe Fiasco
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.