Vic Mensa seems to always been right on time when it comes to thought-provoking mood music (although I’m forever mixed about his debut LP). As he was on There’s Alot Going On and The Autobiography, the Chicago emcee keeps that transparency with “10K Problems,” which sees him waxing poetic about his troubled past over a classic
Fugees Enya sample:
N***as asking where I been at, I gotta recap it
Relapsing D.R.U.G. habits
Tryna move forward, depression been holding me backwards
Recovery ain’t a straight line
What’s going on like Marvin is
I heard through the grapevine that I’m falling off
I been on another planet, over they head with the last album still they didn’t understand it
Now I’m in a panic, scrambling for relevance from a bunch of people that I consider irrelevant
The elephant in the room, is the music coming soon?
If it gets you on will you jive, will you coon?
Now I’m on 10 in this 4 corner room, dead inside like a baby that’s aborted in the womb…
Check out Vic’s latest below. Also added: a ferocious freestyle over his own beat during a visit to the L.A. Leakers.
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