Lupe Fiasco's mentor sentenced to 44 years in prison

by Fullmetal on June 4th, 2007

According to the Chicago Sun times, Hip Hop Mogul and Lupe Fiasco Mentor, Charles Patton, has been sentenced to 44 years in prison in a case stemming from a 2003 drug bust in which 6 kilos of heroin, estimated to be have a street value of $1 Million were recovered from a storage locker in his possession.

Though no direct connection between Patton’s drug business and the music label he started with Lupe Fiasco, real name Wasalu Jacobs, was discovered, prosecutors implied Patton used profits from record deals to buy heroin and turned it around for street sales in Chicago.

“There is a large amount of money that he received from the sales of heroin,’’ said Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick Coughlin. “And he was able to start up a record company.’’ Lupe himself is not implicated in the dealings and was never charged, he testified in the case regarding taped suspicious conversations between the two. Some of which referenced “whole yellow and whole red ones”, a slang for dime bags of heroin as confirmed by a witness.

Lupe released a letter to the court, supporting his mentor, saying: “I love Charles . . . I am deeply saddened by his circumstances and will stand by him and his family no matter what occurs.”

 
 
 
 

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defsoundsr2 years ago
Lupe Got gangsta ties for real.
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chitownlord2 years ago
Free Patton he put the whole hood on
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defsoundsr2 years ago
Lupe saying yellow tops were referred to as a music term. LOL! I guess we all know what’s in his backpack.
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chitownlord2 years ago
yellow means mellow red means hard
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vistreets2 years ago
I taught he was a skater will can’t judge a book by it’s cover.lol
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thetruth2 years ago
proof for you fags that judge a book by its cover.everybody has their own stuggles whether your a street dude,skater or a suit etc.
grow up dummies and pay attention the whole world is fucked up. “can’t judge a book by it’s cover”,VI streets thanx for the one liner.
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pabloescobar2 years ago
put a shirt on marky mark, this aint myspace
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thugstyle2 years ago
DAMNNNNNNNNNN 44 YEARs IN PRISON
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youngcamo2 years ago
Danm i though lupe was as good boy Lol
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eazyy2 years ago
damnnnnnnn he is doomed
hope they cut the time short 4 that nigga
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theking2 years ago
it aint goin affect him, all he goin to is, kick push, kick push, kick push, coast
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realrapmd2 years ago
NIGGA HELL YEA YOU CAN JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER. LUPE WAS JUST GETTIN PIMPED BY THE LOCAL BIG TIME DRUG DEALER JUST LIKE EVERY OTHER MAJOR STREET BASED LABEL. YOU KNOW MASTER P, BABY, 50 CENT, DEE AND WAAH, SUGE, AND THE LIST GOES ON. NIGGAS SAY THE FOLKS THAT BROUGHT D4L OUT WERE IN THE STREETS HEAVY TOO. DOES THAT MEAN THAT THEM NIGGAS IS GANGSTAS? I DO FUCK WITH FABO THOUGH, TAAAAAAAAAAATTED UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUP!!!!
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jrz232 years ago
Realampd The nigga aint gettin pimped by nobody. I live in the shy I know about these niggas. Lupe was once on epic with a group deal but the group got dropped so he signed with with arista. FNF is Lupes shit (a branch of arista) that Chilly mac aka Charles patton only helped fund like it says on top dude was more of a mentor than business partner. Lupe is the Complete owner of that shit and he is on his own business shit. Like the deal with reebok and his own clothin line etc… But anyways The shit that gets me is that this nigga just got out of jail not to long ago. Damn thats messed up.
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jrz232 years ago
Typo lupe is majority owner not complete. Him and chilly mac are co owners.
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theking2 years ago
if u live in da shy, how come u cant spell shy rite, CHI!!!
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detroit3132 years ago
LMAO THIS IS SO FUNNY, COme on Lupe RED AND YELLOW TOPS U definitely wasnt talkin about a music term , I cant be lupe be Sellin heorin of his skateboard lol, I GUESS yall rite u cant judge the book by its cover, LUPE A DRUG DEALER WOW!!!
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jrz232 years ago
the king — 14 minutes ago
if u live in da shy, how come u cant spell shy rite, CHI!!!

Haha It’s personal use dog, some dudes say CHI and some say shy, some call it the second city, some call it the windy city. Twista and lupe say “shy” and ""chi" so I aint even mad at you bru, I know it’s ignorance I forgive you!
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jrz232 years ago
And yo for those who can’t read it was Charles Patton that was sentenced, not lupe. Lupe don’t slang, you can’t hold other dudes accountable for what they boys do.
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realrapmd2 years ago

Jrz23 — 38 minutes ago

And yo for those who can’t read it was Charles Patton that was sentenced, not lupe. Lupe don’t slang, you can’t hold other dudes accountable for what they boys do.

EXACTLY! ALL THESE BITCH ASS LUPE FANS ARE SO HAPPY TO HEAR LUPE ASSOCIATED TO SOME GANGSTA SHIT THAT THEIR REALLY GOING OFF THE EDGE. LUPE IS NO DRUG DEALER. NOT ON THE SCALE OF HIS MAN AT LEAST. HE MIGHT GOT A OUNCE OF DRO AND A TEN PACK:)
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jrz232 years ago
REALRAPMD — 16 minutes ago
EXACTLY! ALL THESE BITCH ASS LUPE FANS ARE SO HAPPY TO HEAR LUPE ASSOCIATED TO SOME GANGSTA SHIT THAT THEIR REALLY GOING OFF THE EDGE. LUPE IS NO DRUG DEALER. NOT ON THE SCALE OF HIS MAN AT LEAST. HE MIGHT GOT A OUNCE OF DRO AND A TEN PACK:)

Yo I wasn’t dissin lupe fans. I’m A huge lupe fan. No lupe doesn’t slang but he does know dealers obviously and does have gangsta ties. All Im sayin is that people are gettin the wrong impression. FNF up all day.
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realrapmd2 years ago
WELL IM DISSIN LUPE FANS. THIS NIGGA ISN’T SLANGIN ROCKS OFF A SKATEBOARD SO YALL NIGGAS CUT THAT SHIT OUT
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vistreets2 years ago
Fuck da truth u a bitch u don’t think i know a motherfucker go thought stuggle but da shit he be rapping about u would’nt think he be slanging shit. BITCH!!
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mdotlund2 years ago
REALRAPMD — 18 minutes ago
WELL IM DISSIN LUPE FANS. THIS NIGGA ISN’T SLANGIN ROCKS OFF A SKATEBOARD SO YALL NIGGAS CUT THAT SHIT OUT

WHO GIVES A FUCK!!! NOT EVERY RAPPER NEEDS 2 BE A DRUG DEALER OR A GANGSTA
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thetruth2 years ago
chill i’m not preaching to u,simple thanking you for helping me kick start my last sentence.now read that slow,wait let it soak in (“can’t judge a book by it’s cover”,VI streets thanx for the one liner.)that was sincere,so switch the bi polar shit off and chill homeboy with all that boo who who shit.throwing internet threats at me,who’s really looking like a bitch,lol.
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realrapmd2 years ago
MDOTLUND IM TALKIN ABOUT THE LUPE FANS, NOT LUPE. IM TALKIN ABOUT THE NIGGAS TRYIN TO MAKE HIM SEEM MORE THAN WHAT HE IS. ALRIGHT SONNY. SHUT YOUR FUCKIN CUM CATCHER BOY
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billtimore2 years ago
hey everybody, it didnt say lupe was convicted for havin drugs, his manager was. i bet if lupe wasnt even tied to him, this shit would never be heard of. its mad niggas in the hood, workin hard jobs for peanuts, while their homeboys aint livin legit, but that dont mean that the nigga wit the bullshit nine to five is livin trife.
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mdotlund2 years ago
REALRAPMD — 8 minutes ago
MDOTLUND IM TALKIN ABOUT THE LUPE FANS, NOT LUPE. IM TALKIN ABOUT THE NIGGAS TRYIN TO MAKE HIM SEEM MORE THAN WHAT HE IS. ALRIGHT SONNY. SHUT YOUR FUCKIN CUM CATCHER BOY

SONNY… YO THIS DUDE IS PURE WWE… UR ENTERTAINING ON THESE BOARDSALL THE SHIT U TALK. THE HARSHNESS, ALL THAT BULLSHITINTERNET THIGS, THEY ALL NEED HUGSLOL
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realrapmd2 years ago
WATCH YOUR CUM CATCHER MARKIE MARK. IM NOT GONNA KEEP REPEATIN MYSLEF.

INTERNET THIGSWHAT THE FUCK IS THAT BOY. DON’T GET NERVOUS WHEN YOU TALK TO ME BOY. GET YOURSELF TOGETHER SON.
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mdotlund2 years ago
LOL…. DONT GET NERVOUS…. YO, I DONT BELIEVE IN BEEF OVER COMPUTERITS HOMOLIKE I SAID, IN REALITY WE ALL KNOW UR HARMLESS… BY THE WAY, U RIGHT ON THAT MARKY MARK REMARK… I Dirk Diggler YA MOMSLOL
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realrapmd2 years ago
NIGGA WHATS UP WITH THE BALD FACE LOOK. NIGGA YOU THE WHITE SHAWN CARTER. I SEE U DOIN IT UP WITH THE BANANA YELLOW UMPIRE SHIRT. MAYBE ITS MARGARINE BROWN YANKEES JERSEY:)
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mdotlund2 years ago
umpire shirt? na homie… we pop tags over herre, pussy… u prolly still rocken rp55 and fubu… lol… ha. i pull hoes 2 my dude, i told u Dirk Diggler… LOL! The white Shawn Carter… maybe lyrically… thank u…
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theking2 years ago
oh shit we have a defsounds beef goin on lol^^^^
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realrapmd2 years ago
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HAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAHAAHHAAHAHAH
AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHHAHAHAAHAHAH

THIS NIGGA TOOK HIS AVATAR DOWN THE MINUTE I WARM HIS ASS UP?
AHAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA
AHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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realrapmd2 years ago
OH AND FOR THE RECORD I HAVEN’T WORE RP55 SINCE 97. I BET YOUR BITCH ASS MUST A BEEN WEARING IT RECENTLY TO BRING IT UP. YOUR DISCGUSTING. YOUR MOM PROBABLY WEARS THAT CHEAP SHIT. I NEVER WORE FUBU A DAY OF MY WHOLE LIFE BOY. WHEN THE COAST IS CLEAR ILL LET YOU KNOW IF YOU CAN PUT YOUR AVATAR UP AGAIN, AHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAHAA!!!!!!!
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mdotlund2 years ago
this guy… 1st off, u dont put ya pic up @ all… im guessen u aint allowed 2 show ya face round herre… someone proly told u theyd smack the shit outta u if they saw u in person… 2ndly, my pic beon off as noting 2 do with u, fuckboi… im putten new pics on the computer and ima add a new one up herre. i was just watchen an episode of rob and big where they have the time travel shit… which gave me an idea, go back in time and give ya mother an aborition, u bum ass dirtball. RealRap MD? mus stand 4 ya idol… M Dot…
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pnobronx2 years ago
Niggas can’t fight online so stop with the bullshit
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mdotlund2 years ago
Pnobronx — 31 minutes ago
Niggas can’t fight online so stop with the bullshit


i feel u fam, the shit is corny, im not gonna take part in it anymre… moving on… LUPE is a monster, but when i went out 2 chi-town, it seemed like alotta ppl aint fuck with him, kanye, or common… thats crazy, cus dude is nice as hell…
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sthamogul2 years ago
Lupe Fiasco, real name Wasalu Jacobs <——LMAO!

If my name was Wasalu I would change that shit too!

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chaos962 years ago
^^^That’s funny?

Damn I feel for the dude.
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sonnydimz2 years ago
God damn thats alot of diesel you all know Lupe knew what was goin on . Imean obviously someone watching you when you got weight like that they shoulda been smarter about talkin about it get there Goodfellas on meet at a bus station wit a newspaper covering there grills
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aznplayboy2 years ago
welcome to chicago motha fuccaz!
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internethater2 years ago
44 YEARS MITE ASWEL TURN GAY NOHOMO LUPE IS TRASH HIS MUSIC IS JAS PURE TRASH
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killafornia3102 years ago
^^^lupe is fire wat da fucc u talkin bout…..u prolly 1 of dem niggas who like d4l n shit
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blakpower232 years ago
Its all in the name. I know u probaly see this Lupe. We feeling u out south. The CHI is behind u ,cuz, I AM. That nu nu mixtape is what it is. Keep the LOW END in mind body and soul.
CHI MR 312 (its me)
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kino2 years ago
It just goes to show that none of these rap niggas are who they claim to be. I am a fan of Lupe’s music but he is a fuckin HYPOCRITE for real. When he came out he was the first person to say that alcohol and drugs are bad. But his whole empire is funded by fuckin drug money. What the fuck! Not cool. He was well aware of what was going on.
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lrgdup2 years ago
That doesn’t necessarily make him a hypocrite. Everything he believes, at least so far, he practices. BUT, that doesn’t mean he should disassociate from people who live that lifestyle or try to convert them. I mean think about it, if the definition of hypocrite meant someone who doesn’t practice what they believe AND someone who associates themselves with people who don’t believe what they believe, EVERYBODY would be a hypocrite. Everyone knows someone who doesn’t believe what they believe, but are still cool with them regardless. That doesn’t mean we’re ALL hypocrites.

Lupe isn’t a hypocrite. BUT if you wanna make the argument that everybody is a hypocrite [which, honestly, does make sense sometimes], then he’s the smallest hypocrite out of a lot of other artists out there, which is an admirable trait.
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spinit062 years ago
no i was a lupe fan from the beggining..lupe used to rap about hustlin and bustin cats back we he first started..check out his mixtapes..listen..that was the life he lead..but in the music industry u have to come up with an persona or image..and u have be be different..to make the real money..thats what lupe is doin people just havnt caught on yet
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datkydabout 1 year ago
well im happy Lupe didnt go 2 jail cuz he lik mii favorite rappa.
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