Originally due June 27, Lupe Fiasco's debut album, "Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor," will now arrive Aug. 29 via 1st and 15th/Atlantic. The disc, which is co-executive-produced by Jay-Z, had been she

Originally due June 27, Lupe Fiasco's debut album, "Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor," will now arrive Aug. 29 via 1st and 15th/Atlantic. The disc, which is co-executive-produced by Jay-Z, had been shelved due to an early April leak.

The production lineup includes Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Three 6 Mafia and Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park. Jill Scott is the sole confirmed guest artist, as Fiasco is opting not to reveal details about the album.

Lead single "Kick, Push" entered the Billboard Hot 100 this week at No. 98. The next single is "I Gotcha," produced by Williams.

After "Food & Liquor" leaked on the Internet, Fiasco says he struggled with damage control. "We'll probably keep at least 30 to 40 percent of what leaked," he tells Billboard.com.

The Chicago rapper is also working on upcoming projects for his 1st and 15th artists Gemini and Shayla G. He will also perform Aug. 5 at halftime of the Major League Soccer All-Star game in Chicago, which will air live on ESPN and ESPN International.

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