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Lupe Fiasco Writing “Afro-Futurist” Novel on Twitter


Lupe Fiasco FoundationLupe Fiasco has announced plans to write a book using his Twitter account. The rapper intends to publish the novel through his timeline, one chapter at a time.

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

The first chapter, titled “Grits,” begins with an unsuspecting woman falling prey to a pimp, who resides in Neo-Harlem, a city filled with hookers, junkies and cops. The second chapter is called “Coffee,” the third, “Gravy,” with the fourth chapter coming soon.

Lupe has more than 1.3 million followers on the social networking site.

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