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On 'The Autobiography,' Vic Mensa Faces His Personal Demons And Emerges Stronger

The rapper tells stories of loss, love and violence on his new debut album. He speaks with Kelly McEvers about his childhood in Chicago and how he views his responsibility to the city today.

In 2006, Al Gore issued a forceful warning about the threat of climate change in An Inconvenient Truth. More than a decade later, he's followed it up with An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. Jensen Walker/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'An Inconvenient Sequel' Is An Effective, Cautiously Optimistic, 'I Told You So'

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Vic Mensa's debut album The Autobiography is out July 28. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'The Autobiography,' Vic Mensa Faces His Personal Demons And Emerges Stronger

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