Vic Mensa

Watch Chance the Rapper Bring Out Vic Mensa and Francis & the Lights at Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is held in Chicago, which, as we all know, is Chance the Rapper's domain. And yesterday, he held court at Grant Park, delivering a…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 6, 2017

Vic Mensa Says Justin Bieber’s Tour Cancelation Is Cool, R. Kelly Is a “Scumbag”

Vic Mensa lost a bunch of lucrative opening gigs when Justin Bieber canceled the remainder of his Purpose tour last week, but he's not holding a grudge.
Anna Gaca / July 30, 2017

Stream Vic Mensa’s Debut Album The Autobiography One Week Early [UPDATE]

Vic Mensa has dropped The Autobiography, his long-awaited debut album, on NPR one week before its official release date. Since announcing the LP last week, Mensa has released the…
Brian Josephs / July 20, 2017

Video: Vic Mensa – “Rage”

Vic Mensa's rollout for his debut album, The Autobiography, continues with the video for "Rage." Premiered by the Fader, the video uses a plane crash as a…
Brian Josephs / July 17, 2017

Vic Mensa Accepts Plea Deal in Gun Case, Receives 2 Years Probation

Vic Mensa has reportedly accepted a plea deal in the case stemming from his arrest for carrying a concealed weapon in Los Angeles last February. As…
Brian Josephs / July 17, 2017

Vic Mensa – “Wings” ft. Pharrell Williams & Saul Williams

In the wake of the recent announcement of his debut album, as well as his four-track Manuscript EP that dropped last month, Vic Mensa has…
Rob Arcand / July 14, 2017

Vic Mensa Announces Debut Album The Autobiography, Out This Month

Vic Mensa has announced The Autobiography, his debut album. It's out July 28. Today, the Chicago rapper posted a photo of himself standing behind a bookstore…
Brian Josephs / July 11, 2017

Video: Vic Mensa – “OMG” ft. Pusha T

Shameless' eighth season is still a ways off, but the next closest thing comes from none other than Vic Mensa. Ethan Cutkosky, who plays the troublemaker…
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2017

Listen to Vic Mensa’s New EP The Manuscript

Chicago's Vic Mensa has returned with another EP. Entitled The Manuscript, the four-track project includes features from Pusha T, Mr. Hudson, and production from Pharrell. This…
Brian Josephs / June 8, 2017

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
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