At what point does a cover become a re-make? A re-make become a “new” song? Beginning with Modest Mouse’s mass-market indie hit “Float On,” Lupe Fiasco has created an immediately infectious hit single. But what do we call it? Hip hop? A hip hop-inflected homage? Or just a cool example of how, in today’s cuisinart of culture, it just doesn’t matter?
The Show Goes On, Lupe Fiasco