Vic Mensa was reportedly arrested yesterday in Beverley Hills for a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon. According to TMZ, The Chicago rapper was pulled over by the police for driving through a stop sign and having tinted windows. Mensa informed the officer the he had the firearm and a “concealed carry permit”, but the permit wasn’t valid in the state of California. He was subsequently arrested and spent a night in jail before posting $35,000 bail.
It’s not the first time Vic’s had run ins with the police. Last year, he revealed an incredibly candid anecdote on his history with police brutality in his native Chicago, where he said “My earliest memories with police officers are like, ‘Get your hands out that fucking hoodie before I punch you in the fucking face!’” Intense.
Revisit his video for “There’s Alot Going On” below.
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