Tag: Vic Mensa
Portraits from Riot Fest 2021 with Vic Mensa, Best Coast, Meg Myers, and Taking Back Sunday
When photographer Timothy Hiatt wasn’t busy traipsing across the Douglass Park festival grounds shooting live performances at Riot Fest, he was backstage capturing intimate portraits…
Vic Mensa Compares “The Taste” of Love to His Hometown
The single features BJ the Chicago Kid and Papi Beatz.
Live, in Photos: Riot Fest 2021
Shots of The Flaming Lips, Run the Jewels, Morrissey, Smashing Pumpkins, Slipknot, Vic Mensa, and more from Chicago this past weekend.
Vic Mensa, “I TAPE”
The EP feels more like a party with friends discussing the nation’s state of shock than it does a staid studio session.
Vic Mensa Performs Fierce Medley on “Colbert,” Details Next Project “I TAPE”
Both “SHELTER” and “FR33Dom” are from the EP out March 26.
Help Vic Mensa’s Non-Profit SaveMoneySaveLife Recoup Losses From a New Years Eve Burglary
The South Side Chicago org lost over $40,000 worth of donated items, from new shoes to medical supplies.
Vic Mensa to Host Sleepout in Order to Raise Money for Chicago’s Homeless Population
Kicking off Thursday night with a candlelight vigil outside of SaveMoneySaveLife’s office, the initiative will also be live streamed.
The Provocation and Paradox of Vic Mensa
The Chicago-reared rapper returned home before recording his latest project, the “V TAPE” EP, and engaging in the city’s turbulent moment in politics.
Announcing FLOOD 11: The Action Issue, Featuring H.E.R., David Byrne, Vic Mensa, Shepard Fairey, and More
Our latest print issue focuses on artists engaged in all forms of activism, including features with Wayne Coyne, Keedron Bryant, Dinner Party, Ho99o9, and Lauren Halsey. All proceeds from the issue benefit the NIVA’s emergency relief fund.
Freedom Fry and Vic Mensa Turn Up “Happy Little Thoughts” Remix
The original version was recorded at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California.
Vic Mensa Takes You to South Side Chicago in “MACHIAVELLI” Short Film
The film juxtaposes West African imagery and Gordon Parks–styled photography to reflect the rapper’s rebirth as a resident of Chicago.
The Cranberries Detail Final Album, Vic Mensa Covers “Zombie”
One year after the tragic passing of singer Dolores O’Riordan, The Cranberries are having a moment.
Four-Day Weekend: Lollapalooza 2017 in Review
Chicago’s premier music festival is still the best way to walk a marathon.
Vic Mensa, “The Autobiography”
Mensa’s debut finds him more musically focused and intellectually connective than ever, but his apparent urge to be Common and Justin Bieber at the same time still wears on his content.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Air + Style (2/18–19/2017)
YG, TV on the Radio, and a whole lot of snowboarders get high in LA.
PLAYLIST: A Soundtrack to the Resistance
Mute your TV. Turn up your stereo.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Lollapalooza Days Three and Four (7/30–31/2016)
Twenty-Three Short Stories About Lolla
This ain’t no recap, it’s a reenactment.
Governor’s Ball 2016 Lineup Revealed: Kanye, The Strokes, The Killers Are Heading to NYC
The three-day fest goes down June 3–5 at New York’s Randall’s Island.