|Posted by Admin on October 18, 2018 at 1:25 PM|
Fresh off of his recently-aired BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher, Vic Mensa is addressing the murky controversy that unfolded earlier this month in a new song. The issue tackled in “Empathy” stems from Mensa’s un-edited verse aimed at deceased rapper XXXTentacion and his own admission of domestic abuse.
“Only time you bear arms is in a wife beater, loser/Your favorite rapper’s a domestic abuser,” he spit in the edited version, which aired last night (Oct. 16). While some would argue that addressing the issue of domestic abuse in hip-hop is important, several others chastised the Chicago rapper, who reportedly admitted to choking his ex-girlfriend.
In “Empathy,” he addresses his transgression, rapping “Got a call from my ex, she forgive but she can’t forget/As a man we don’t understand the damages we’ve sewn just by stringing her along…”
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