Lupe Fiasco Wows at Samsung’s Galaxy S III Outstanding Fan Awards Event
It was a scene of tempered excitement at the “First Annual Lupe Fiasco Outstanding Fan Awards” event. And, truth be told we were pleasantly surprised. Held at Chelsea’s Cedar Lake, fans and music lovers alike, gathered for an intimate musical sect featuring tunes from Fiasco’s latest album Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Part 1.
During the evening, which was sponsored by Samsung Mobile US and the recently launched Galaxy S III, guests sampled a delicious assortment of light bites and free flowing drinks (and yes there was MOET bubbly); played with the specially created vignettes including a Galaxy S III station that offered exclusive content from Fiasco’s latest album. And, were entertained by DJ Dexter who a busted some serious tunes with the help of Verzatile an 8-piece band as heavy-weights including Pharrell Williams, Lala Vasquez, Chi McBride, Melanie Inglesias, Neon Hitch and Jersey Shore’s Vinny Guadagnino.
The celebration concluded at the Cinderella hour with a live performance from Lupe Fiasco, who belted a medley of songs including “Battle Scars.”
Select Images from the evening: Andrew Walker and Don Bowers for Getty Images