Dude. No, seriously. Dude.
Chicago rapper Vic Mensa has been drawing widespread, well-deserved praise in the wake of the release of his excellent mixtape INNANETAPE. But things just got a lot more serious. In a freewheeling verse on BET's "The Backroom," which aired tonight, Vic showed off some serious lyrical firepower, casually ripping through about a dozen flows and series after series of ridiculously dense punchlines. Seriously, if you enjoy rapping for rapping's sake, check out the video above.
In the freestyle, Vic offered some perspective on the buzz surrounding him, suggesting that he may consider following in the footsteps of his friend and Save Money associate Chance, the Rapper by not signing a deal: "Just so you don’t get the wrong message like a typo/I might not sign no deal unless they up a mil/And multiply by a few for real"
He also went on a great digression about Lil Wayne kidnapping Blue Ivy, taking the admirable stance of needling Jay Z a bit for his Samsung deal (with annotations conveniently provided by Rap Genius):
I’m from Chicago, but never been a fan of your platinum hits
I could care less than a high school lunch lady with her hair net
Teared up puttin’ pubes in your pear cup
Yo, the young blood bleed bluer than Ivy
If Lil Wayne came and kidnapped her out her high seat
Pass the baby to Baby to change the diapy
While Jay-Z chase her down on a Samsung Galaxy
Hi C, orange soda sippin’ old Corolla whippin’
Treat your chick tonsil like a orphanage to hold my kids in
Okay, look: There's no way to do it justice. Just watch it above.