*Rapper Lupe Fiasco tweeted today that he has quit Twitter.com and has handed over control of his tweets to his singer/songwriter pal, Nikki Jean.

He tweeted, “i’m quitting twitter. it was fun while it lasted… thanks for the support on (his album) #lasers and i will see you all on the road soon…”

The artist is allowing his collaborator, up-and-coming artist Nikki Jean, to take over the page and post messages to more than 722,000 followers.

In his final two tweets, he writes, “u know what??? i’m gonna let @Nikkijean takeover my twitter… u might remember we did a little track called ‘hip hop saved my life’ together…”