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Pete Rock Is Pissed That Lupe Fiasco Sampled His Sample… Really.

When Lupe Fiasco dropped “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free),” the first single off his upcoming album Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album, we doubt he expected the type of backlash he’s receiving now. The single is a return to form for the socially-conscious Chicago MC, but features a recognizable beat from one of hip-hop’s greatest songs, 1992’s “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)” by Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth.

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012