Lupe Fiasco Talks Conscious Rap and Community Building

Lupe Fiasco has held the torch for consciousness of Hip Hop for many years. Plain and simple…He stands for something. There is depth to his lyrics at a time when people are just matching words with stripper beats. It is ironic that he speaks with so much thought, especially when he is from a city which is all about wild actions and gang signs. He discussed being a man a part in this NiteCap interview with Peter Bailey.

“I don’t look at the industry in being black or white as conscious or not. A lot of those rappers that play the most ignorant music may be able to amass a fortune and write away the ills of the community they grew up in. They can do it by building community centers.”

Watch the clip below as Lupe drops jewels about the game and how its being played.