Grammy-award winning rapper, community advocate, and entrepaneur Wasalu “Lupe Fiasco” Jaco presents his work at the intersection of technology and art.

Combining his interests in cognitive science, linguistics, semiotics, and computing with the expertise at MIT, he takes lyrical analysis to the next level. He dives into the recording industry, digital landscapes, and the mediated experience of rap.

Join the ICEO to learn more about his research projects that use computing to explore novel questions around hip hop.

Wasalu Jaco’s MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars residency is hosted by Nick Montfort and Mary Fuller through the Comparative Media Studies/Writing Department.

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