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Lupe Fiasco set to perform prior to Sunday, April 6 game for Opening Weekend


LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that GRAMMY® award-winning musician Lupe Fiasco will perform prior to the Dodgers' April 6 game against the San Francisco Giants, the final game in a three-game series, as part of Opening Weekend presented by Bank of America. Lupe Fiasco will present a pre-game performance at 4:40 p.m. prior to the 5:00 p.m. game against the Giants.

Lupe Fiasco's pre-game performance is free to fans with a ticket to the Sunday, April 6 game. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy the performance. Lupe Fiasco has a highly-anticipated new album Tetsuo & Youth set for release in 2014. For more information on Lupe Fiasco please visit www.lupefiasco.com.

Opening Weekend, a weekend-long celebration, begins with the Dodgers' home opener on April 4. A limited number of tickets for the Sunday, April 6 game can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.

Media interested in covering this event should contact the Dodgers' Public Relations department by replying to this email or calling (323) 224-1301.

About Lupe Fiasco

Lupe Fiasco, once named GQ Magazine's "Man of the Year" and Rolling Stone Magazine's "Artist to Watch," has been praised since his breakout hit "Kick Push" in 2006 for his philosophical, sharp and dynamic lyrics. His debut album Food & Liquor reached No. 8 on the Billboard 200 and subsequent album The Cool attained RIAA Gold certification. His next album LASERS debuted as the #1 album in the country and achieved another RIAA Gold certification, while his most recent release Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 was hailed as one of the best albums of 2012 by USA Today. As Lupe has gears up for the release of his new album Tetsuo & Youth in 2014, he has been solidified as one of the foremost lyricist in pop culture.

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