Lupe Fiasco Writing "Afro-Futurist" Novel on Twitter

Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco Writing "Afro-Futurist" Novel on Twitter

Rapper begins publishing an entire book via social media.

Published December 3, 2013

Eff hashtags and retweets, Lupe Fiasco is writing a book on his Twitter timeline, publishing it one chapter at a time.

"Teriyaki Joe: Neo-Harlem Detective is an Afro-Futurist novel that will be written entirely on Twitter," he explained. "... It will run for the next couple of months with breaks in between for album promotion etc."

The first chapter, titled "Grits," opens with a graphic scene, a quick flash-forward, and a description of Neo-Harlem as "That slow burn, then that inferno." The second chapter is called "Coffee," the third, "Gravy."

Lupe's account — with his 1.3 million-plus followers — is currently set to private. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by BET-Staff


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