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John Legend's Sketch Show 'Sherman's Showcase' Spoofs the Glory Days of 'Soul Train'

We spoke to co-creator Bashir Salahuddin about how the pioneering fake-documentary, fake-variety sketch comedy show came together.
Taylor Hosking
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 7 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New project from Vic Mensa and Charlotte Gainsbourg top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
Noisey News

Vic Mensa Says He Rejects Abusive Rappers, Defends XXXTentacion Call-Out

Mensa has taken to social media to defend the anti-abuse comments he made in his BET Awards freestyle.
Shaad D’Souza
New music

Nile Rodgers and Chic's "Till the World Falls" Is a Disco Song with Vic Mensa

Mura Masa and Cosha also feature on the track, and Anderson .Paak had a hand in the writing process. It's the first proper single from 'It's About Time,' Chic's first album in 26 years.
Alex Robert Ross

These Badass Women Forge Beautiful BDSM Weapons

Rozliubit co-founders Sasha Pharoah and Sua Yoo craft custom blades and armor that are beloved by Chicago's hip-hop royalty.
Ryan Filchak
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Joey Bada$$'s Timely Consciousness

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Brooklyn rapper's 'All-Amerikkkan Bada$$,' Playboi Carti's self-titled mixtape, and Eminem's much-maligned 'Revival.'
Robert Christgau
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Read Vic Mensa’s Powerful Essay on Palestine and American Racism

"The parallels between the black American experience and the Palestinian experience are overwhelming," the rapper writes at Time.
Alex Robert Ross
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, and All of Chicago Star in KAMI's "Payload"

KAMI of SaveMoney's visual for "Payload" is really just a star-studded party.
Kristin Corry

2 Chainz and Vic Mensa Drop $8,000 at a Driving Range on 'MOST EXPENSIVEST'

The two rappers work on their game with a private instructor over lobster tails and Riesling.
VICE Staff
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Vic Mensa Is Pretty Versatile on This Radiohead Cover

He's got the piano and the falsetto of the original down pat in this sparse version of "Karma Police" for BBC Radio 1.
Phil Witmer

Vic Mensa Opens Up About Discrimination

Tune into VICELAND Tuesday for the rapper's session on 'THE THERAPIST,' along with a new episode of 'LAST CHANCE HIGH.'
VICE Staff
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Watch Vic Mensa Talk About Why He Signed with Roc Nation

The Chicago star will appear on tonight's episode of 'The Therapist.'
Noisey Staff