Vic Mensa is a rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He released his first project, the Straight Up EP at age 16 and was previously a member of the indie group Kids These Days. He also founded Chicago hip hop collective SAVEMONEY with Chance The Rapper.
“Down On My Luck” brought Vic Mensa into the global spotlight, earning praise from established fans and new listeners alike. In 2016, Vic released There’s A Lot Going On, his first project for three years. Vic announced during the Beats1 debut of There’s A Lot Going On that his upcoming album would be released before the end of 2016.