Vic Mensa

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    Finding the Poetry in Hip-Hop

    By the time I began studying English and creative writing at NYU, I had already started to identify myself as a poet. I lived and breathed poetry; it was the only way I could compute and make sense of my surroundings. Simultaneously, I was also an EDM head, before electronic music had become so wild ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Vic Mensa No Longer Gets Nervous

    [Editor's note: In "Tweets Is Watching," Phillip Mlynar asks artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.] This evening (6/5), the Chicago-raised rapper Vic Mensa will be celebrating his 21st birthday by putting in an appearance at Just Blaze's House Party shindig at We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    XXL's Editor-in-Chief Defends This Year's Freshman Class

    This week, XXL Magazine released their annual Freshman List to much fanfare and the usual fighting. The magazine's biggest issue of the year, since 2008 the Freshman List has become an easy-to-follow guide to which new artists are making noise in the rap game, as well as an increasingly more accurat ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 15, 2014


    Party with Britain's Disclosure