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News & Notes: Lupe Fiasco to perform at Dartmouth’s Green Key

Lupe Fiasco will perform at Dartmouth’s Green Key weekend, the Dartmouth Programming Board announced in a tweet on April 18. Green Key Weekend runs from May 15-May 18.

Lupe Fiasco is a rapper and producer most famous for his hits “Battle Scars” and “The Show Goes On.”

He also performed at Columbia’s Bacchanal, along with the Chainsmokers and Flaxo, on April 12.

Lupe Fiasco was last on Princeton’s campus in 2012 for the retirement celebration of Cornel West GS ’80. He performed in McCarter Theatre with singer and activist Harry Belafonte, as well as funk musician George Clinton.

In May 2008, Lupe Fiasco headlined Lawnparties. Singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson opened for him at Quadrangle Club, and USG and the Alcohol Initiative Fund cosponsored event.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Spring Fling featured Magic Man, Ra Ra Riot and David Guetta on April 11. Chance the Rapper, Diplo, Lauryn Hill and others played at Brown’s Spring Weekend April 11-12; Chance the Rapper and Diplo will also be featured at Yale’s Spring Fling on April 26. Janelle Monáe headlined Harvard’s Yardfest on April 13. Cornell’s Slope Day will feature Ludacris and Matt and Kim on May 8.

GRiZ and Mayer Hawthorne will perform at Lawnparties on May 4.

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