Rap superstar and notable Street Fighter fan Lupe Fiasco will be a part of ELEAGUE's reality TV show, "ELEAGUE The Challenger," which debuts Friday.
.@ELEAGUETV The Challenger: @StreetFighter V to Premiere Friday at 11pm ET/PT on TBS with @LupeFiasco featured as part of 5-episode series— TurnerSportsPR (@TurnerSportsPR) April 18, 2018
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The show will feature seven Street Fighter players who will live together and compete against each other to secure a spot for the upcoming ELEAGUE Street Fighter V Invitational. There will be a total of five episodes aired over the course of the show.
I used to be the #1 Ranked Street Fighter player in the world.— COBRA|Soul Food (@LupeFiasco) April 14, 2018
Fiasco will join the show's third episode as a competitor in one of the tournaments hosted. Fiasco has shown his face in the past at notable fighting game events and participating in the action.
In an exhibition match again Daigo Umehara, Fiasco defeated Umehara in the best-of-five match that came down to the wire.