SOURCE: Atlantic Records

October 08, 2010 12:21 ET

1st & 15th / Atlantic Records Proudly Announces Album Release Date for Critically-Acclaimed Grammy-Winning Superstar Lupe Fiasco; Hugely Anticipated Third Album "LASERS" Arrives on March 8th; New Single Drops October 26th

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 8, 2010) -  1st & 15th / Atlantic Records are proud to announce the upcoming release of "LASERS," the hugely anticipated new album from Lupe Fiasco. The Grammy Award-winning superstar's third full-length collection will arrive in stores and at all online retailers on March 8th, 2011.

Lupe will release the first single from "LASERS" on Tuesday, October 26th via

"LASERS," which stands for, "Love Always Shines Every time Remember 2 Smile," is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Lupe's blockbuster second album, "LUPE FIASCO'S THE COOL," which debuted on Billboard's "Top Rap Albums" chart at #1 upon its December 2007 release. It remained in the peak position for nine weeks.

The Chicago-based MC is without question one of the most compelling and creative artists of the modern era, offering a rare combination of complex, thought-provoking lyricism coupled with sure-fire beats. Lupe's debut album, "LUPE FIASCO'S FOOD & LIQUOR," exploded onto Billboard's "Top Rap Albums" chart at #1.

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