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For Fans Of: Mac Miller, Chance The Rapper, A$AP Ferg, Flatbush Zombies, Travis Scott, Vince Staples

Clearly, age doesn’t matter, as young Chicago rapper Vic Mensa has already made a splash in the national hip hop world, garnering the attention of Roc Nation and Kanye West, and frequently collaborating with fellow Chicago native and young rising star Chance the Rapper. Now, he’s poised to take the stage by himself when he comes to Brighton Music Hall in Boston on Thursday, August 13.

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At the age of 21, Vic Mensa has already established himself as an integral part of Chicago culture, first co-founding the SAVEMONEY collective and releasing two mixtapes in two years and now as a solo artist signed with the Roc Nation family. His debut mixtape Straight Up in 2010, followed by 2013’s INNANETAPE, brought Mensa’s solo work to a new and larger audience. In addition, The Chicago native’s critically acclaimed 2nd project helped earn him a top spot on XXL Magazine’s 2014 freshman class.

After closing out 2013 with U.S. dates on the J. Cole and Wale “What Dreams May Come” tour and a European tour with Danny Brown, Mensa released his biggest single to date; 2014’s “Down On My Luck.” In 2014 he also toured as the opening support for Disclosure (see our live show review here). In 2015, Vic Mensa will release new music and thus far has collaborated with Kanye West and Sia on “Wolves” – the first track on Kanye West’s upcoming album So Help Me God. Vic Mensa’s live performances to date include Wireless Festival, The Governors Ball Festival, the Emmy Award-winning comedy show Saturday Night Live and the 2015 Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival. We placed him in our list of picks for The Top 20 Most Underrated Artists Of Coachella 2015 (see here) and on our list of picks for The 50 Best Bets Of CMJ 2013 (see here) also.

Now part of the Roc Nation Records family, you can get Vic’s new single, “U Mad” feat. Kanye West, at all digital retailers.