When Hip Hop Stars Threaten to Retire

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  • Lil Wayne
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  • Lupe Fiasco
  • Nicki Minaj
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  • Waka Flocka
  • Jay Z
  • Kid Cudi
  • Soulja Boy
  • Mase
  • Game
  • 50 Cent, Kanye West
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  • Jean Grae
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  • Hit Boy, Jay Z, Kanye West
  • Azealia Banks

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco considered unplugging his mic back in 2012 in a series of tweets, seemingly written in response to a threat from fellow Chicago rapper Chief Keef. "This album will probably be my last," he wrote. "My heart is broken and I see no comfort further along this path, only more pain. I cannot participate any longer in this...lupe fiasco ends here." This isn't the first time Lupe's talked retirement. Back in 2007, Lupe said he was “85 percent sure” he was retiring "soon." "My whole energy for making hip hop music is slowing down," he said. Four years later, he had his first No. 1 album, Lasers

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