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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Lupe Fiasco Brings Food, Encouragement to Occupy Oakland

Posted By on Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM

click to enlarge Lupe came to Occupy Oakland
  • Lupe came to Occupy Oakland

Okay, so he might be kind of a whiner. But Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco is also down for the cause. Prior to performing last night at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Fiasco dropped by the Occupy Oakland encampment and offered a few words of support and solidarity -- along with food, supplies, tents, tables, and a generator, according to a witness writing on IndyBay. He gave a brief statement during the group's evening meeting, then took off to play the Fox, where he also gave a shout-out to the Occupy movement. Watch videos of his Oakland appearances after the jump, courtesy of IndyBay.

Here's Lupe speaking at Occupy Oakland:

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And here he is at the Fox:

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Of course, his presence didn't elicit quite the response of another rapper dropping by Occupy Wall Street, but we're sure the occupiers appreciated it nonetheless. [IndyBay via SFist] ---- Follow us on Twitter @SFAllShookDown, follow Ian S. Port @iPORT, and like us at Facebook.com/SFAllShookDown.
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