Home Local Vic Mensa Opens Up About Ghana, DJ Akademiks Beef & More

Vic Mensa Opens Up About Ghana, DJ Akademiks Beef & More


Vic Mensa went deep in depth about solidifying his spirit and the beef he had with DJ Akademiks in the past, via a new interview.

The Chicago native sat down for a lengthy profile with Paper, in which he spoke heavily about his creative and personal journey to this point. Going back to Ghana, where his father’s family still resides, has been vital. “I’ve been able to build some pretty phenomenal things using that privilege and treat it as an opportunity to play that role to be the bridge between Black America and Africa,” Mensa said.

While the There’s A Lot Going On artist has been striving towards bettering himself on all fronts, he did touch upon a recent moment, a clip where he publicly called out media personality DJ Akademiks for exploitation of the Chicago drill scene, and violence re-emerged. Mensa said it came from a personal connection.

“Because a kid that I grew up with and went to karate with when we were five years old ended up being a street n***a, gang banging, etcetera. He was also a very talented rapper. When he got killed, there was music involved, there were big drill artists involved, and I heard about it on Akademiks’ parasitic platform. So that’s why I was…

Continue reading…

Previous articleWatch: LOU GRAMM Sings FOREIGNER Classics Aboard 'Rock Legends Cruise X'
Next articleMadison Beer Announces Debut Memoir ‘The Half of It’: ‘Can’t Wait to Reintroduce Myself’