Vic Mensa Performs New Song In New York
Yesterday, Vic Mensa was in NYC to celebrate an action-packed 21st birthday. First, he showed up to Damon Albarn's set at Governor's Ball to perform the Gorillaz's hit "Clint Eastwood" (video here), and then he headlined his own show at Manhattan's Webster Hall. Attendees of the latter show were rewarded with a surprise performance of a new song by Mensa, which you can now watch above, courtesy of VIBE.
Kevin Gates, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Isaiah Rashad & Chance The Rapper's XXL Freshmen Cypher
Kevin Gates Feat. Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Isaiah Rashad & Chance The Rapper
XXL has finished the roll out of individual cyphers for each rapper on this year's XXL Freshmen list, and with that we get the first group cypher. The first cypher has Kevin Gates, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Isaiah Rashad and Chance The Rapper. Gates kicks things off with a dope verse, and August Alsina provides a nice r'n'b break not once, but twice, making it act more like a hook on a record rather than your typical cypher. We could definitely use the MP3 for this. Who had the best bars in the group? Stay tuned for more group cyphers from the remaining freshmen.
Vic Mensa "Hollywood LA" (In-Studio Performance)
Vic Mensa recently made his way to Truth Studios in Los Angeles to give an in-studio performance of his track "Hollywood LA," which saw life on his most recent project INNANETAPE. The original song is produced by Cam from J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League & Tae Beast, and it also features the beautiful voice of Lili K, a soul-Jazz artist who's also from Chicago. Check out the in-studio performance above. You feelin' Vic Mensa's movement?
Vic Mensa's XXL Freshmen Freestyle
After receiving Rich Homie Quan's XXL Freshmen freestyle the other day, the next one up to drop a freestyle for XXL is Chicago's Vic Mensa. We also received Ty Dolla $ign's r'n'b acapella earlier this week, which you can peep here.
Vic Mensa "Down On My Luck" Video
Vic Mensa surprised everyone with his latest single, "Down On My Luck", a very uncompromising take on UK dance music. Vic keeps his swift delivery, but applies it to an entirely sung verse and chorus, complete with instrumental breaks and beat drops. Despite the european feel of the track, the beat comes courtesy of Stefan Ponce, who hails from Chicago (another notable hub of electronic music), and also contributed to Chance The Rapper's Juke-influenced "Good Ass Intro".
Nardwuar Vs. Vic Mensa
Vic Mensa's profile is rising steadily, so of course, he made his way to the SXSW music festival. On top of that, he got his very own Nardwuar interview. While a couple years back, rappers were truly taken aback by the Nard's unconventional approach and deep knowledge, more and more artists tend to know what they're getting themselves into these days. It's clear from the get-go that Vic is well-versed in the interviewers style, and he's actually well-prepared with a stunt for Nardwuar's final freeze.
Vic Mensa’s London Tour Diary
With Vic Mensa‘s solo career steadily on the rise, the exciting opportunity to travel across the world has opened up for him. During his run of tour dates with Danny Brown, the Chicago rapper had the chance to visit London’s own Proud Camden for a show. The Save Money member spoke on the energy from the city being on another level compared to previous experiences, and how wild the crowd was when surfing and performing on stage. Check out his diary above.
Asher Roth Feat. Vic Mensa "Fast Life" Video
Asher Roth Feat. Vic Mensa
Asher Roth dropped his collaborative track with Vic Mensa, "Fast Life" last night, and the conceptual video for the track has surfaced today. The clip finds Asher taking to the streets, offering passers by a "message" from his mysterious box. Many are hesitant at first, but eventually people start to give into their curiosity, and seem to be genuinely moved by what they see. You'll have to watch until the end to find out what the message is.
Vado, Schoolboy Q & Vic Mensa Freestyle On MTV's "Rapfix Live"
Vado Feat. ScHoolboy Q & Vic Mensa
While out in New York City today, Schoolboy Q, Vic Mensa, and Vado decided to visit MTV’s Rapfix Live studio and bless the stage with a freestyle for the viewers. Remaining seated, the three spittas went a capella and closed out the program on the mic. Who do you think layed down the best freestyle? Check it out for yourself and let us know.
Chiraq Ep. 5: Vic Mensa & SAVEMONEY Crew
Noisey has let go the fifth episode in their on-going Chiraq documentary, where they head to Chicago and examine the drill movement and rappers who are part of it. For this episode though, they take a break from drill for a minute and meet up with the SAVEMONEY crew, specifically Vic Mensa, as he attempts to get money to bail a fellow crew member, Joey Purp out of jail. During the episode Vic speaks on his love for Rage Against The Machine and the idea of "Chiraq", as well we meet various other members of the SAVEMONEY crew.
Vic Mensa On "Real Late With Peter Rosenberg"
During a recent trip to NY, the INNANET himself invaded "Real Late With Peter Rosenberg" to chop it about several topics. The Chicago rapper talked about touring with Disclosure, "12 Years A Slave", his plans for the summer, the comparisons to Chance The Rapper, and much more. Vic also talks about the possibility of recording a project with Chance, which would be really dope, right?
Vic Mensa, Tokyo Shawn & Mibbs Freestyle On Sway In The Morning Show
Vic Mensa Feat. Tokyo Shawn & Mibbs
Stopping by Sway's Morning Show on Friday, SaveMoney spitters Vic Mensa and Tokyo Shawn kick some mean bars alongside Pac Div's Mibbs. Check out the in-studio cypher above.Behold Vic Mensa, Tokyo Shawn & Mibbs Freestyle On Sway In The Morning Show, a new offering from Vic Mensa, which was released on Saturday, January 18th, 2014. Vic Mensa's rap artistry continues to improve with every release, something which is most definitely evidenced on Vic Mensa, Tokyo Shawn & Mibbs Freestyle On Sway In The Morning Show.
Vic Mensa Brings Out Rockie Fresh To Perform "Time Is Money"
Vic Mensa Feat. Rockie Fresh
Vic Mensa surprised the crowd at Reggies in Chicago last night, during his Innate Show performance he brought out fellow Chi-town native Rockie Fresh to do "Time Is Money." You can peep the live performance above.Experience Vic Mensa Brings Out Rockie Fresh To Perform "Time Is Money", a new offering from Vic Mensa, which was released on Sunday, December 8th, 2013. Things are looking better for Vic Mensa with each new release, which Vic Mensa Brings Out Rockie Fresh To Perform "Time Is Money" has proven yet again.
Vic Mensa Feat. Clams Casino "Egyptian Cotton" Video
Vic Mensa Feat. Clams Casino
During a period of two days, Clams Casino and Vic Mensa made this track and music video live on YouTube. Peep the new visual for Vic Mensa's Vic Mensa Brings Out Rockie Fresh To Perform "Time Is Money". If you're feeling this, make sure to hit up Vic Mensa's profile page for the latest info, news, songs, and mixtapes. Don't forget to follow Vic Mensa on Twitter.
Chance The Rapper Brings Out Vic Mensa & Twista In Chicago
Chance The Rapper
Chance brings out two very special guests to perform "Cocoa Butter Kisses" at his hometown show at the Riviera Theater.Check out Chance The Rapper Brings Out Vic Mensa & Twista In Chicago, the latest visual from Chance The Rapper, released on Friday, November 29th, 2013. Chance The Rapper continues to impress with each new leak, and Chance The Rapper Brings Out Vic Mensa & Twista In Chicago is no exception. It's strengthens Chance The Rapper's already impressive body of work, which has seen positive change over the years.
ASAP Rocky, Bun B & Vic Mensa Freestyle On MTV's Rapfix Live
A$AP Rocky Feat. Bun B & Vic Mensa
A$AP Rocky, Bun B and Vic Mensa were the guests today on MTV Rapfix Live where they traded some heavy bars with DJ Red Alert providing the beats.Get a load of ASAP Rocky, Bun B & Vic Mensa Freestyle On MTV's Rapfix Live, a new visual from ASAP Rocky that saw the light of day on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. ASAP Rocky's movement grows stronger with each new release, and ASAP Rocky, Bun B & Vic Mensa Freestyle On MTV's Rapfix Live has further strengthened that fact.
Vic Mensa Feat. Eliza Doolittle "YNSP" Video
Vic Mensa Feat. Eliza Doolittle
Vic Mensa gets trippy on us for the DJ Dahi-produced "YNSP" video off his recent "INNANETAPE." Video directed by Nem Perez. Peep the new visual for Vic Mensa's Vic Mensa Feat. Clams Casino "Egyptian Cotton" Video. If you dig this, visit Vic Mensa's profile for the latest info, news, songs, and mixtapes. Check out Vic Mensa's Twitter.
Vic Mensa Previews New Track "Mr. Rich"
A visual preview of a new track from Vic Mensa called "Mr. Rich", shot on location at LPZ’s studio. Check out the latest video from Vic Mensa, Vic Mensa Feat. Eliza Doolittle "YNSP" Video. If you dig this, visit Vic Mensa's profile for the latest info, news, songs, and mixtapes. Check out Vic Mensa's Twitter.
Vic Mensa Breaks Down Key Chicago Slang
Vic Mensa breaks down a few key slang terms that you might hear from his fellow Chicago rappers. Peep the new visual for Vic Mensa's Vic Mensa Previews New Track "Mr. Rich". Hit up Vic Mensa's profile page for the latest info, news, songs, and mixtapes. Check out Vic Mensa's Twitter.
Vic Mensa Freestyles On 106 & Park's The Backroom
The INNANETAPE rapper is next up on BET’s ongoing freestyle segment The Backroom. Peep the new visual for Vic Mensa's Vic Mensa Breaks Down Key Chicago Slang. If you're feeling this, make sure to hit up Vic Mensa's profile page for the latest info, news, songs, and mixtapes. Check out Vic Mensa's Twitter.