Miami, FL – Vic Mensa has issued an apology after an XXXTENTACION diss he recorded aired on the October 6 taping of the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards.
In his pre-recorded cypher, the outspoken rapper condemned Hip Hop artists accused of home violence such because the late XXXTENTACION, whose mom was in attendance to just accept the Best New Artist Award on his behalf.
“Recently, I did a freestyle for the BET [Hip Hop] Awards cypher addressing and condemning rappers who unabashedly abuse ladies and people who rise up for them and even name them legends,” Vic mentioned in his apology video. “I stand behind these statements. It was pre-recorded weeks in the past, and I had no concept a grieving mom can be within the viewers to honor her misplaced son. I by no means supposed to disrespect her, and I provide my deepest condolences for her loss by the hands of gun violence.
“However, I vehemently reject the development in Hip Hop of championing abusers, and I cannot maintain my tongue about it. I don’t give a fuck about getting consideration. I care about bringing consciousness and holding folks accountable for his or her actions.
In the Instagram caption, he added, “Protect ladies. Domestic & sexual abuse usually are not excusable as a result of you've got expertise or you might be troubled. With that mentioned I used to be not conscious his mom can be in attendance & I provide her my deepest condolences.”
Word of Vic’s diss was first made public on Saturday by DJ Scheme, a longtime affiliate of XXXTENTACION. He aired out Vic Twitter.
“When y’all hear Vic Mensas fucking freestyle on the BET awards y’all are going to be fucking disgusted,” he wrote. “@VicMensa SUCK MY DICK.”
The apology didn’t change Scheme’s emotions in any respect.
“Vic Mensa is probably the most pussy bitch within the rap sport fam,” he wrote shortly after the video was posted. “I by no means seen somebody so fucking bitch made. Anyone who facet with that fuck ass hoe can see me PERSONALLY.”
Fans will get to listen to Vic’s cypher when the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards air on October 16.