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Stream theMind’s Debut EP ‘Summer Camp’

Budding Philly-bred artist theMind shares a creative story with his first EP entitled Summer Camp. The now Chicago-based singer-songwriter meets lyricist has been crafting his sound and vision over the past couple of years while collaborating with some of Chicago’s brightest young artists like Mick Jenkins, G Herbo and Vic Mensa. Along with frequent collaborations, theMind,…

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Vic Mensa Shares His Views on LGBTQ Rights and “Free Love”

It hit close to home for Vic Mensa when a family member revealed to him their queer sexual orientation. Following this confession, the Chicago native made it imperative to stand as an ally for LGBTQ rights. He also recently dropped “Free Love,” featuring Le1f, Halsey, Lil B and Malik Yusef after the tragic shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Such taboo topics were never a point of reference for the…

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Stream Vic Mensa’s ‘There’s Alot Going On’ Mixtape

It seems like Vic Mensa has been everywhere these last couple of years. The Roc Nation-signee released a slew of singles, hopped on tracks with everyone from Asher Roth to Skrillex, and was regular man-about-town within the hip-hop blogosphere. This makes it all the more hard to believe that the Chicago kid hasn’t released an…

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Listen to Frank Ocean On This Alternate Version of Kanye West’s “Wolves”

If you’ve already forgotten about the time Kanye West premiered “Wolves” at his Yeezy Season 1 fashion show last February, or his Saturday Night Live performance alongside Vic Mensa and Sia, then this alternate mash-up of the tune featuring surprise vocals from Frank Ocean will probably have you even more hyped about the recent release…

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Alexander Wang Teases Us With New Spring/Summer 2016 Campaign

WANG SQUAD? We’re so here for it. Alexander Wang is no stranger to celebrity-inspired campaigns and this time around, he has rounded up a whole new squad for his Spring/Summer 2016 collection. The designer teased us with this short clip via his Instagram account earlier today with the caption “coming soon.” Even creating a new…

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Jay-Z Welcomes Vic Mensa To Roc Nation

For any music fan of his 2013 INNANETAPE, today marks a day to congratulate Vic Mensa as he has been building his musical catalogue from the ground up. After his past collaborations with fellow Chicago native Chance the Rapper and recent work with Kanye West, the 21-year-old now has the full support of Jay-Z and…

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Kaytranada and Vic Mensa Join Forces Again on “Drive Me Crazy”

The anticipation for Kaytranada‘s debut album on XL Recordings continues to build as the Montreal producer releases “Drive Me Crazy,” the second single from the project featuring Vic Mensa. The two joined forces this past August on “Wimmie Nah” and their latest work shows that the bounce in Vic’s flow is perfectly suited for Kay’s icy synths…

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Audio: Michael Uzowuru, “April 13th” Feat. Vic Mensa & Donnie Trumpet

After debuting a snippet over a year ago, producer Michael Uzowuru enlists Vic Mensa and his former Kids These Days bandmate Donnie Trumpet for his jazz-infused single, “April 13th.” Inspired by Michael and Vic’s first meeting, the track is a mellow number with light rapped vocals over heavy bass, guitar riffs, and instrumental intertwining. Stream…

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Stream Michael Uzowuru’s ‘Pink Orchids’ EP

Producer extraordinaire Michael Uzowuru returns from his hiatus and randomly drops s a new EP. Titled Pink Orchids, the five-track project is a dynamic soundscape nested in bright sonic hues and multidimensional instrumentation. The EP also features long time collaborator Vic Mensa on “Waves,” a mellowed-sing along with slight dabs of lyrical reverbs. “Here’s some…

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Audio: Vic Mensa, “Wimme Nah” (prod. Kayranada)

Following the high of his infectious “Down On My Luck” single, Vic Mensa keeps the momentum alive, returning his latest cut produced by Kaytranada. We don’t get singing on this one, but the Montreal beatsmith provides a bouncy platform for Mensa, as the rapper experiments with a funky alternative flow very much suitable for an…

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Audio: Vic Mensa “Down On My Luck”

In the wake of the recent passing of dance music icons Frankie Knuckles and DJ Rashad, Windy City rapper Vic Mensa shows his respect to Chicago house music and the sound that’s dominating the UK charts with his latest, “Down On My Luck.” It’s pretty apparent that his recent international tour with UK dance producers…

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Audio: Vic Mensa, “She Loves The Mirror”

Following her Kilo Kish introduction title-track, DJ Kitty Cash enlists Chicago based rapper and occasional vocalist Vic Mensa for the second single from her highly anticipated mixtape, Love The Free. The 20-year-old Save Money member proves that the he is way more than just a rhyme slayer. The genre-bending song gives a taste of what…

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