Vic Mensa Premiered Two New Songs At Lollapalooza

While he is a pretty young artist who is still rising up the ranks, Vic Mensa is establishing himself as a masterful storyteller and lyricist.

This past weekend at the Lollapalooza festival, Mensa premiered two new tracks off his upcoming album and both of them have us excited for the new piece.

The first track featured a pretty soulful beat as Mensa tells a story about gun violence and life growing up in a pretty dangerous area of Chicago. As he performed, the fans were quiet listening attentively to the lyrics of the song.

By the end they erupted in applause and it was well-deserving considering the fact that Mensa is still trying to be an advocate for stopping the gun violence and police brutality going on in the U.S. today.

He addressed much of the social issues on his EP, There's Alot Going On. Meanwhile, he and rapper Joey Purp shared a brand new collaborative song which happens to have some pretty incredible Kanye-esque production.

"One track, like the set design, seemed to address recent tensions between the black community and law enforcement, and included lyrics like, 'I know that this shit get dark, but when it feels the farthest, sometimes it really be the closest,'" reported Pigeons and Planes.

"The other song featured Joey Purp, and it was a version of the freestyle the two performed on Sway In The Morning last week."

You can check out the two new tracks from Vic Mensa in the videos below.

Vic Mensa Premieres A New Song At Lollapalooza

Vic Mensa and Joey Purp Debut A New Track