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Lupe Fiasco has caught some attention for his views on the problems in hip-hop culture.  The most recent incident was his response to Chief Keef allegedly calling him out on Twitter, which he discussed how the street mentality can wear a person down. He then contemplated to quit rapping, but would later shout out Keef during a performance in Toronto that ended any talks of a beef.

Still, Lupe’s vision of changing hip-hop’s artistic direction has shown support from Kanye West, who tweeted a link to his latest single, "Bitch, Bad." Now, the upstart Casey Veggies has co-signed Lupe’s importance in hip-hop.

In a conversation with Veggies on Twitter, the Chicago rapper shares some knowledge on what he thinks could help better the landscape.  Lupe also hints that the two could end up in the studio together very soon, saying, “That @CaseyVeggies is what the game needs right now...when you ready im here...until then keep up the good work.” Check out the conversation below. 

the game needs...hahaha I had something profound to say @caseyveggies but i lost it. THE GAME NEEDS TO STOP ACTING LIKE ITS A FUCKING GAME!

— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 15, 2012

i'm listening to lupe fiasco's food and liquor for today.

— Casey Veggies (@CaseyVeggies) September 15, 2012

nah @caseyveggies 1st we need a strong artist union to put some pressure on these labels and radio stations that profit off self-destruction

— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 15, 2012

then @caseyveggies we need to create a pool of money from ALL artists to provide economic solutions via micro-finance etc in our communities

— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 15, 2012

then @caseyveggies we need to take the back the "cultural agenda" from the corporate sponsors and reprogram our art to be more "nutritious"

— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 15, 2012

“@lupefiasco: That @caseyveggies is what the game needs right now...when you ready im here...until then keep up the good work” MEANS ALOT.

— Casey Veggies (@CaseyVeggies) September 15, 2012

much respect to lupe. i was a big fan since middle school. he always tried to do something different.

— Casey Veggies (@CaseyVeggies) September 15, 2012

and I aint talking censorship @caseyveggies Picasso painted naked prostitues but the nigga also painted Guernica and Massacre In Korea...

— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 15, 2012

ask yourself @caseyveggies what independent internationally recognized (politically feared) institutions has hip-hop as a whole established?

— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 15, 2012

then @caseyveggies ask yourself why not?...the only way they stay in power is they make you believe you are powerless... #ARTisPower

— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) September 15, 2012

ART IS POWER

— Casey Veggies (@CaseyVeggies) September 15, 2012

LUPE JUS KEEPIN IT REAL. HE CARE ABOUT THE CULTURE

— Casey Veggies (@CaseyVeggies) September 15, 2012