Lupe Fiasco as a artist hasn’t been one to hold his tongue or fall behind his views, sometimes bringing upon himself harsh criticism of everything attached to his moniker but his music. Given a rare opportunity to see down with worldly scholar Dr. Cornel West, Lupe gave one of his most candid interviews to date. As both men exchanged their respect and acknowledgment of their collective bodies of work, Calvin College bared witness to an intellectual conversations between the youthfulness of Lupe Fiasco, and grandiose that is Dr. Cornel West.

Listen to Entire 60 minute interview here courtesy of Calvin College.