” Thinking about the artists I’ve loved through the years, my favorites are the ones who’ve made music with cultural, societal and political significance. “


” Chicago, I feel, is a microcosm for the segregated, violent environment that is America. I try to not only speak about these things in music, but also try to address these things in real life tangibly with action. “


” I collaborated with so many people from Chicago – so many Black people, young Black women organizations like BYP100 and Assata’s Daughters. Just being out there, I saw what a community mobilizing can accomplish in terms of freedom and how music and my words in my music can play a significant part in that. “


” Oftentimes I feel like I can, through the music, paint a picture of something that I can’t look anywhere and see in my real life. “



All 4 Vic Mensa Quotes about Music in picture


Thinking about the artists I
Chicago, I feel, is a microcosm for the segregated, violent environment that is America. I try to not only speak about these things in music, but also try to address these things in real life tangibly with action.


I collaborated with so many people from Chicago - so many Black people, young Black women organizations like BYP100 and Assata
Oftentimes I feel like I can, through the music, paint a picture of something that I can
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