Big Sean, Vic Mensa, & Managing the Ridicule of Catharsis

Photo Credits: Thomas Falcone / Vic Mensa (via IG)

There’s power in creating cathartic work that can make an artist feel invincible. Rappers who turn their trauma and turmoil into beats and bars deserve credit for conquering fears and channeling their pain into a productive outlet. Sometimes, though, that’s where the credit stops. Just ask Big Sean and Vic Mensa.

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