SOURCE: Atlantic Records

October 14, 2013 14:20 ET

Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist Lupe Fiasco Releases Debut Single "Old School Love" Ft. Ed Sheeran off Forthcoming Album Tetsuo and Youth Due Out Early 2014; Single Release in Partnership With Clear Channel Across Top 40 & Rhythmic Radio; Track Available With Digital Retailers Today; 32-City "Tetsuo and Youth Preview" Headline Tour Kicks Off in Atlanta on 11/2; Dates in LA, NYC, SF, Denver, Chicago

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 14, 2013) -  Grammy Award winning, platinum selling recording artist Lupe Fiasco has released "Old School Love" featuring Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, the lead single off Lupe's forthcoming album Tetsuo and Youth due out early 2014.

The release of "Old School Love" featuring Ed Sheeran comes in partnership with Clear Channel across all of their Rhythmic Radio properties and will extend into many of their Top 40 markets starting today, Monday, October 14. In addition to on-air support of the Lupe Fiasco track, the reach will be felt online as well across all participating Clear Channel station websites. The track will also be available today with all digital retailers.



This fall, Lupe will head out on the 32-city "Tetsuo and Youth Preview" headline tour starting on November 2nd in Atlanta, GA at Center Stage. The tour will cut across the U.S. with dates on the West coast, Midwest and wrapping up in Baltimore on December 15th at Rams Head Live. Lupe will play major markets, including, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Boston as well as back-to-back shows at New York City's Irving Plaza on December 9th and 10th

Tickets for the tour are currently available at

While on tour, Lupe will also perform tracks from his critically acclaimed catalogue, including smash hits "Superstar" ft. Matthew Santos, "The Show Goes On," "Out of My Head" ft. Trey Songz and songs from his latest release Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part 1. The September 2012 album debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop chart and features tracks such as the much discussed "Bitch Bad," the lyrically electrifying "Lamborghini Angels" and Lupe's platinum selling single "Battle Scars" featuring Guy Sebastian. Critics heralded the album for being one of the most thought provoking and relevant hip-hop albums of the year. USA Today gave the album four out of four stars while the Associated Press proclaimed Lupe "raps masterfully on [Food & Liquor 2]."

Lupe Fiasco, once named GQ Magazine's "Man of the Year" and Rolling Stone Magazine's "Artist to Watch," has been praised since his breakout hit "Kick Push" in 2006 for his philosophical, sharp and dynamic lyrics. His debut album Food & Liquor reached No. 8 on the Billboard 200 and subsequent album The Cool attained RIAA Gold certification. His next album LASERS debuted as the #1 album in the country and achieved another RIAA Gold certification.

For up to date information on Lupe Fiasco and the upcoming Tetsuo and Youth tour/album, please visit

Tetsuo & Youth Tour Dates:

Date City Venue
11/2 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
11/3 Nashville, TN War Memorial Auditorium
11/5 New Orleans, LA Tipitina's
11/6 Dallas, TX Granada Theater
11/7 Houston, TX Warehouse Live - Ballroom
11/8 Austin, TX Fun Fun Fun Festival
11/10 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
11/11 Tempe, AZ The Marquee
11/13 San Diego, CA House of Blues
11/14 West Hollywood, CA House of Blues
11/16 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
11/17 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theater
11/19 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo
11/20 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
11/21 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre
11/23 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
11/24 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
11/26 Chicago, IL House of Blues
11/27 Madison, WI Orpheum Theater - Madison
11/29 Niagara Falls, NY Rapids Theatre
11/30 Kalamazoo, MI Kalamazoo State Theatre
12/1 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
12/3 Boston, MA House of Blues
12/4 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
12/6 Providence, RI Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
12/7 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
12/9 New York, NY Irving Plaza
12/10 New York, NY Irving Plaza
12/11 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
12/13 Huntington, NY The Paramount
12/14 New Haven, CT Toad's Place
12/15 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live

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