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vic mensa handed out thousands of free sneakers in chicago

The event was in protest of ‘bait trucks’ used by police to lure thieves.
Georgie Wright
8.29.18
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vic mensa pens a moving essay on palestine and racism in america

The rapper ties human rights abuses in Palestine to racist attitudes he’s experienced at home.
Roisin Lanigan
1.15.18
the sounding off issue

“we will not stand for your merry little song”

Vic Mensa pens a powerful message to the NFL.
vic mensa
10.30.17
Music

vic mensa, hip-hop's ultra-creative rare bird, returns

The Full Moon Festival headliner tells us what’s written in the stars on his long-awaited debut album.
Emily Manning
7.11.17
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artists and celebrities call for a month of anti-trump resistance in powerful nyt ad

'Millions must rise up in a resistance with a deep determination such that we create a political crisis that prevents the Trump/Pence fascist regime from consolidating its hold on the governance of society.'
Hannah Ongley
1.5.17
Music

vic mensa joins the #nodapl protests at standing rock

'Standing Rock is the most important struggle to support right now,' the rap prodigy and political activist wrote on Twitter.
i-D Staff
Hannah Ongley
12.1.16
Music

vic mensa shares a powerful essay in response to the u.s. election

‘We can't just fight against injustice. We gotta fight for justice.’
Salvatore Maicki
11.15.16
Music

how 6 rappers are taking urgent political action

Some of hip-hop’s biggest stars — among them YG, Chance the Rapper, and Pusha T — are making final pushes to get out the vote in today's election.
Emily Manning
11.8.16
Music

watch new music videos from a$ap rocky (ft skepta), vic mensa, and section boyz

Flacko turns Money Man in Dexter Navy’s 'La Haine'-inspired double feature, Vic Mensa’s '16 Shots' muses on police brutality and the killing of Laquan McDonald by the police, and Section Boyz take on their imitators in 'Be Like Man.'
Charlotte Gush
10.24.16
Music

meet the stylists behind 2016's most major musicians

Five rising music world image makers talk to i-D about pulling Margiela for Vic Mensa and Vetements for Travis Scott.
Alice Newell-Hanson
10.5.16
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balmain and kanye west secretly filmed a music video after the met gala

Vic Mensa, Sia, and Kim Kardashian appear in the monochromatic visual for 'Wolves,' a stealthy collaboration shot for Balmain's fall/winter 16 campaign.
Hannah Ongley
7.29.16
Music

vic mensa schools justin timberlake on cultural appropriation

‘Our problem here is that Justin Timberlake himself, you know, is definitely benefiting from using black culture.’
Annie Armstrong
7.1.16
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