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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.

Paranoid Remix Damu The Fudgemunk
Be a Man Junius Meyvant
Process of Leaving E*vax
Kids with Guns Gorillaz
Islands Fete
Cissy Strut The Meters
Couple a Brownies Soul Jazz Express

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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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Transit Colossus
Hung Up on My Baby Isaac Hayes
Turtle Soup DJ Food
Squid Limbo froyo ma
Goodbye Soleil Phoenix
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Golden Hour (Instrumental) The Seventh
Ballicki Bone Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Tropicoso Jungle Fire

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

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We Could Be Free (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) Vic Mensa
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DRIVE ME CRAZY KAYTRANADA feat. Vic Mensa

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