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Lupe Fiasco was born on February 16.

When was Lupe Fiasco born? Lupe Fiasco was born on February 16.

Chicago rap mastermind Lupe Fiasco was born on February 16, 1982. He is named Wasalu Muhammad Jaco and raised by his mother, which he references in his raps. He got a start with a local group before getting Jay-Z’s blessing and emerging as one of the most anticipated rappers out of Chicago since Kanye West.

No stranger to political controversy, Lupe Fiasco is known for his bold statements and unorthodox point of view. In addition to rap, he is a black belt in karate. He’s worked with Pharrell, Jill Scott, Too Short, and more.