Vic Mensa is not backing down from his diss aimed on the late rapper XXXTentacion. The 2018 BET Hip-Hop Awards passed off this tempo weekend at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. The occasion was star-studded, and X was awarded the Best New Artist award posthumously. His mom, Cleopatra Bernard, accepted the award on his behalf. Prior to the heartfelt second although, Vic Mensa used his pre-recorded cypher to take a shot at X and his legacy.
DJ Scheme took to Twitter after the cypher was performed for the viewers, writing, “yo bro how u gone say ‘Your favourite rapper is an abuser’ after which comply with it with a line saying ‘some shit X some shit so I received’t stay lengthy’ u can deny it however everybody who was there heard that shit.” The diss can be uncovered to the world when the BET Hip-Hop Awards air on October 16.
Vic took to Instagram on Monday (October eight) to double down on his stance. “Protect ladies. Domestic & sexual abuse usually are not excusable as a result of you might have expertise or you might be troubled,” wrote Vic because the caption to a video submit. In the video, the Chicago rapper does take a second to acknowledge that he didn’t know X’s mom was in attendance. “It was pre-recorded weeks in the past, and I had no thought grieving mom could be within the viewers to honor her misplaced son,” states Vic. “I by no means supposed to disrespect her, and I fer my deepest condolences for her loss by the hands gun violence. However, I vehemently reject the pattern in hip-hop championing abusers and I cannot maintain my tongue about it.”