Vic Mensa

Video: Vic Mensa – “16 Shots”

Vic Mensa has released a new video for "16 Shots," a song from this summer's EP There’s Alot Going On. "16 Shots" is a hard-hitting police brutality protest…
Anna Gaca / October 23, 2016

Detroit’s Populux Temporarily Closed Following Uproar Over Racist Tweets

Detroit venue Populux has temporarily closed, saying it will investigate racist tweets that caused an uproar on social media and prompted artists to cancel their shows. The club will be closed…
Anna Gaca / July 9, 2016

Vic Mensa’s ‘There’s Alot Going on’ EP Is Your Latest Surprise Release

When Vic Mensa tweeted a provocative political statement of an mixtape cover earlier this week, a lot of people assumed his new project was coming soon.
Brian Josephs / June 3, 2016

Vic Mensa Makes Moves Toward the Throne on ‘Married to the King Freestyle’

Vic Mensa dedicated some of his Lollapalooza appearance to a brief rave-up soundtracked by Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and by the looks of things…
Colin Joyce / October 26, 2015

Vic Mensa Joins Young Chop for Shuddering ‘Around My Way’ Single

Vic Mensa has paired with fellow Chicagoan Young Chop on a booming new single called "Around My Way." As Fake Shore Drive points out the…
Colin Joyce / October 6, 2015

Vic Mensa Shares Low-Key Friday Jam ‘All That Shines’

The Weeknd, who? Kanye West protegé-turned-collaborator — and maybe future threat for the throne — Vic Mensa dropped a new track on Friday. Featuring production from a dream…
Harley Brown / August 22, 2015

Vic Mensa Drops New Track ‘I Been’

Chicago rapper Vic Mensa has indeed been busy lately, dropping new freestyles and covers to his SoundCloud, while collaborating with Skrillex and losing his mind…
Andrew Unterberger / August 15, 2015

Watch A$AP Rocky and Vic Mensa Lose It to ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ at Lollapalooza

A$AP Rocky took on a pretty significant evening slot at Lollapalooza on Sunday night, and if silky tracks from At.Long.Last.A$AP weren't enough to win over…
Colin Joyce / August 3, 2015

Skrillex and Vic Mensa Unleash Hell on Their New Single, ‘No Chill’

Vic Mensa and Skrillex just premiered their new single (with Jahlil Beats) called "No Chill" via Zane Lowe on Beats 1. It's not the first…
Brennan Carley / July 17, 2015

Vic Mensa and Kanye West Get (Red) Lit in ‘U Mad’ Video

Club — or at least warehouse rave/psychiatric ward — goin' up on a Tuesday for Kanye West and Vic Mensa. The two rappers have released…
Harley Brown / June 9, 2015

Leather Corduroys Team Up With Vic Mensa for Shouty New Track ‘Have U Eva’

Leather Corduroys, the duo named after what sounds like a truly awful article of theoretical clothing, just joined forces with Vic Mensa for a fiery new…
James Grebey / May 14, 2015

Kanye West, Chance the Rapper, and Vic Mensa Perform for Chicago High School Students

Chicago native Chance the Rapper sponsors a series of open mike nights for city high school students, and on Monday he was joined by two very…
James Grebey / May 12, 2015

Vic Mensa Celebrates Roc Nation Signing With Blistering ‘Commas’ Freestyle

The same day he announced that he'd been signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation, Chi-town firestarter Vic Mensa hit up a Los Angeles radio station…
Brennan Carley / April 23, 2015

Hear Kanye West and Vic Mensa’s Full, Fiery New ‘U Mad’

In what has to be ultimate baller move, Vic Mensa just dropped his full new Kanye West collaboration — the booming, incendiary, hilarious "U Mad," which he…
Brennan Carley / April 10, 2015

Hear a Preview of Kendrick Lamar’s Remix of Kanye’s ‘All Day’

Last night, an all-too-brief snippet of what seems to be a Kendrick Lamar remix of Kanye West's "All Day" hit the web, suggesting a complete version…
Brennan Carley / April 7, 2015
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