CHICAGO, IL - (March 18, 2011) On Saturday March 26th Grammy Award winning superstar, Lupe Fiasco will return home to celebrate the release of his highly anticipated third studio album “LASERS” at the House of Blues Chicago along with a sold out crowd of his most dedicated fans.
Those same dedicated fans are largely responsible for Lupe Fiasco’s recent success on Billboard. ”LASERS” Lupe’s 3rd studio album debuted at #1 on Billboard 200 charts, selling 204,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. It also debuted on ITunes at #1, #2 and #6 on its March 8th release date and now Chicago fans are elated to celebrate the success of the album with their hometown hero. “LASERS” marks Lupe’s first #1 Soundscan album and the second highest debut so far for 2011 as a result of its first week sales.
Fans will have the opportunity to celebrate and hear all of Lupe’s latest hits at “The LASERS Official Celebration.” Lupe is riding high on success with tickets being sold out within 48 hours of them going on sale. For those who didn’t purchase tickets yet, all is not lost. Fans still have the opportunity to attend the celebration and win complimentary tickets to the show. One lucky winner will have the chance to win an exclusive VIP package consisting of admission for two, an exclusive gift bag and a special meet and greet and photo opportunity with Lupe Fiasco. In order to win you must go to www.LUPESLASERS.com. To win VIP tickets guests must be 21+.
Check out the official website (www.LUPESLASERS.com) for additional ticket giveaways and information on the Lupe Fiasco “LASERS Official Celebration” at the House of Blues Chicago, located at 329 N. Dearborn. Special surprise guest appearances have been confirmed. Sponsors for the event include J-Bees clothing store, SNYX Galleria, rolling out (rolingout.com) and Frank 151 (www.frank151.com). MPD Studios, Inc. (mpdstudios.com), CWAE PR and Theare Group are the producers of the event.
Doors at the House of Blues will open at 7:30pm and show time will begin at 9pm. Prior to Lupe hitting the stage guest will be treated to opening acts In-Zo, Nakia, Melody Angel and Cap D. There will also be a hip-hop cipher with surprise guest MC’s at the event. Show and private VIP after party DJ’s include That’s Broadway, Tone B. Nimble and Sean Doe. For those who are VIP holders, you will have access to the VIP after party that will also take place at the House of Blues after the show and hosted by Lupe Fiasco himself. Additional tickets may be released the day of the show. For sales, contact the House of Blues Chicago box office at (312) 923-2000 www.houseofblues.com/chicago
Lupe’s album, “LASERS” is in stores now and can be purchased on itunes or at amazon.com.