Vic Mensa is trending in Ghana’s twitter space with many Ghanaians asking who he is and what influence he’s got in the music industry.
The last few months have seen some of the topmost Ghanaian Musicians featuring the Grammy Nominated American rapper.
M.anifest was first to feature Vic Mensa on a song titled “No Fear”. The song recieced massive reactions on social media but that was not all.
Other acts like Stonebwoy also seeked a taste of the American’s gift and featured him on a song which hit over a million views in less than a week.
Next on the list was young Ghanaian rapper Kwesi Arthur, who went head to head with Vic Mensa on a solid hip hop song dubbed “Winning”.
Multiple BET award winning rapper Sarkodie is latest to feature the rapper and it has got many asking who he is.
We are here to rest your thoughts on who rapper Vic Mensa is and why our top musicians are chasing him for a feature.
As starters, Vic Mensa is a Ghanaian. His real name is Victor Kwesi Mensah, born to a Ghanaian father and an American mother.
He still has family in Ghana and visits frequently but that is not why our musicians are chasing him.
Vic Mensa has become the industry’s favorite for an international feature because of two major reasons.
First, the Ghanaian-born American rapper is signed to Roc Nation, a record label owned by Music Icon Jay Z and he has direct contact with the hip hop star.
The second reason is the young rapper has been nominated a couple of times at the prestigious GRAMMY Awards and knows all the tricks there is to win one.
These two are the obvious reasons why acts like Sarkodie, M.anifest and Stonebwoy will knock on doors of Vic Mensa for a feature–besides his rap skills and melodic hooks.
Below are some tweets from Ghanaians after Sarkodie joined the top acts who have featured the American musician.