Vic Mensa officially released his debut album The Autobiography this past Friday, July 28. But in a new interview with TMZ, Mensa was asked about another Chicago artist - R. Kelly. The cameraman barely finished asking Mensa for his thoughts on the controversial R&B star when he swiftly interjected - “Fuck R. Kelly. R. Kelly is a scumbag and a very dirty man. He needs to be locked away forever.”

Check out the interview below, where he also discusses the cancellation of Justin Bieber’s U.S. 'Purpose' Tour, where Mensa was due to support the pop artist on all nine dates.

R. Kelly is currently under fire for allegedly operating a sex cult where six women are being manipulated, with every aspect of their lives under his control, as detailed in a report by Jim DeRogatis for BuzzFeed.

Revisit our recent Q&A with Vic Mensa, where he discusses his recent EP The Manuscript, Chicago, community-building and more right here.

In other music news, J Hus just dropped a video for his track “Spirit,” which you can watch right here.

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