Vic Mensa Is The Fourth Face Of Clash 126

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Vic Mensa is the fourth face of Clash 126.

Across the last decade and beyond, Vic Mensa has embarked on a spiritual journey. A path full of twists and turns, the rapper, singer and actor now comes full circle on his pivotal sophomore album, ‘Victor’.

An artist who is continually manoeuvring into fresh spaces, he’s grown to blend his creative concerns with personal insight. Evolution, at this point in Vic Mensa’s career, is a critical point of reflection.

From his landmark releases in the SoundCloud era to his ongoing rap iterations, Vic Mensa is someone you can never second guess. Clash sits down with this lyrical icon for an intimate conversation that hinges on personal resurrection, the requirement for balance, and his maturation not only as an artist, but also as a man.

He tells us: “In the pursuit of peace I have been put back together, I have become more whole…”

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Elsewhere in this issue you’ll explore the sensual desires of George Riley, and chart the viral rise of Claire Rosinkranz. We profile Yeule’s breathtaking future-focussed pop, and give space to CMAT’s rumination’s on the democracy essential to art. Laura Misch breaks down her free-flowing creativity, West London multi-hyphenate Lord Apex is in conversation, and we gain life lessons from rock’s rebel queen Joan Jett.

Words: Ana Lamond
Photography: Danielle DeGrass-Alston 
Hair: Lawrence Funk / Funk’s Barbershop 

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