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Review - Vic Mensa: The Autobiography

Review – Vic Mensa: The Autobiography

Review written by Eli S. (@eschwad) “At age 12, I learned the difference between white and black/police pulled me off of my bike, I landed on my back/Back to reality, oops, a victim of gravity/where they pull you down and keep you there/Depending on how you keep your hair.” On Vic Mensa‘s new album The...
Vic Mensa & Skrillex - No Chill (Video)

Vic Mensa & Skrillex – No Chill (Video)

Last summer, Vic Mensa and Skrillex put out their collaborative track, “No Chill,” a heavy-hitting banger with co-production from Jahlil Beats. This week, the video for the standout track was released. The artists take us on a trip through the underground of Tokyo and feature visuals from the city’s iconic spots and landmarks. Grammy-nominated Colin Tilley directed the visual – Tilley has also directed videos...
Vic Mensa - Married to the King (Freestyle)

Vic Mensa – Married to the King (Freestyle)

If you’re not following Vic Mensa on Soundcloud by now, you’re tweaking. The self-proclaimed ‘Hyde Park Hooligan’ has been dropping heat for several weeks on his Soundcloud account, and last night, Vic blessed us with a new freestyle entitled “Married to the King.” Vic has been on a roll with his latest freebies, so you know...
Vic Mensa - Codeine Crazy (Icarus Story) [Remix]

Vic Mensa – Codeine Crazy (Icarus Story) [Remix]

For those of you who attended this years Pitchfork Music Festival you might recognize this track, as Vic performed it live for the first time this past weekend. Today, the Savemoney militant gives us the CDQ of his remix to Future‘s popular song “Codeine Crazy.” His adaption is a bit different than the original, taking the...
Vic Mensa & Skrillex - No Chill

Vic Mensa & Skrillex – No Chill

Beats1 Radio has been on fire ever since its conception, with interviews from Zane Lowe, The Pharmacy by Dr. Dre, and even Drizzy taking over as DJ. This past weekend we were treated to yet another exclusive during Zane Lowe’s Beats1 show, from none other than Chicago’s own Vic Mensa. “No Chill” is an absolute banger,...
Vic Mensa - U Mad ft. Kanye West

Vic Mensa – U Mad ft. Kanye West

Vic unveils his collaboration with Kanye today, releasing the full version of “U Mad” via Soundcloud. The track is loud and booming, with impressive verses from the Chi-town representers. This is definitely something you won’t mind blasting over the weekend. Production on this one was handled by Stefan Ponce, Smoko Ono, and Mike Dean. Stream...
Vic Mensa - Wimme Nah

Vic Mensa – Wimme Nah

A week after Vic Mensa rocked the BMI Stage in front of his hometown at Lollapalooza, he delivers a brand new track entitled “Wimme Nah.” Produced by Kaytranada, Vic spits two great verses while giving Chicago legends Michael Jordan and Walter Payton some love. After a huge year for Vic, it’s no surprise that we are...
Vic Mensa - Feel That (Video)

Vic Mensa – Feel That (Video)

Hyde Park’s Vic Mensa drops the video for his Smoko Ono-produced banger “Feel That.” Check out the visual, directed by Calmatic, in which Vic gets trippy in Los Angeles alongside fellow SaveMoney member Chance The Rapper and Young Money‘s Chanel West Coast. Expect a mixtape from Vic sooner than you think.
Vic Mensa - Down On My Luck (Video)

Vic Mensa – Down On My Luck (Video)

Vic Mensa delivers the video for his recent party track “Down On My Luck.” Peep the visual above, as Vic takes us through a night at the club, during which he repeats the same scene over and over, fixing his mistakes à la the movie Groundhog Day. Props to director Ben Dickinson for the level of creativity on this...
XXL Unveils 2014 Freshman Class

XXL Unveils 2014 Freshman Class

XXL Magazine‘s staff unveiled its annual list of freshman artists yesterday, a group that will be included in the May/June issue of the magazine. It should come as no surprise that rappers such as Chance the Rapper, Rich Homie Quan, and Isiah Rashad each earned spots in the “Dirty Dozen.” It’s also great to see Chicago artists dominate this year’s list, with four...
Vic Mensa - Down On My Luck

Vic Mensa – Down On My Luck

Vic Mensa releases his new single “Down On My Luck” from across the pond via Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1. The Stefan Ponce-produced track highlights Vic’s versatility, as he switches it up by spitting over a house-influenced beat. Take a listen below and drop a comment to let us know what you think!  
Vic Mensa at SXSW 2014 (Video)

Vic Mensa at SXSW 2014 (Video)

Vic Mensa had quite the time at SXSW this year. He had many performances throughout the week and even got to chop it up with Nardwuar the Human Serviette. Since many of us were stuck at school drowning in midterms and weren’t able to catch Vic’s shows, the talented gals over at Verluxe have directed and edited a...