Lupe Fiasco ft. Kenna & Mike Shinoda - Resurrection

Posted 6 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
Mike Shinoda
Album:
Music for Relief: Download to Donate

The phrase “Phoenix song” dates back centuries. Legend has it that this mythical creature can die and be born again, rising from its own ashes while crying a beautiful song that uplifts anyone who can hear it. In light of the catastrophic losses suffered in Haiti, Chicago’s Lupe Fiasco has crafted his own phoenix song, teaming up with singer Kenna and Linkin Park emcee/producer Mike Shinoda for Resurrection, a superb song dedicated to the devastated country. Shinoda sets the stage with some urgent, thought-provoking production, Kenna takes the track to another level with an inspirational chorus and climatic outro, and while Lupe doesn’t get too fancy, he still impresses. His words are simple but his message is gut-wrenching; sometimes it’s what you say and not how you say it that makes a song great. Like a phoenix song, Resurrection was designed to help those in need; the song is featured on Music for Relief’s “Download to Donate” album, the proceeds from which all go to Haiti relief efforts. And stay tuned for DJBooth’s own Haiti aide album Rhymes and Rhythm for Relief, dropping Thursday.

Lupe Fiasco Kenna Alternative

Written by
Posted 6 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Lupe Fiasco

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Saba’s New “Symmetry” Single Will Sooth Your Mind, Body & Soul

Chicago artists continue to impress as the frequent Chance The Rapper collaborator delivers another winning effort. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by DJ Z

Chuck Inglish on The Cool Kids Break Up & Reunion: “It Wasn’t Fun for a While”

According to Chuck the two always hoped to return when the time was right, and that time is now. Read More
Posted 9 hours ago by Nathan S.

Kanye West: “I Do Not Like to Think at All”

What's it like to be inside the mind of Kanye West? According to Yeezy, the key is not thinking at all. Read More
Posted 10 hours ago by William E. Ketchum III

DJ Khaled Clearing a Fugees Sample is Lowkey Fascinating

One of Khaled's most impressive feats was somehow convincing every member of The Fugees to clear a "Fu-Gee-La" sample. Read More
Posted 11 hours ago by Nathan S.
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.