Photo of Vic Mensa by Jeff Lombardo
Vic Mensa is wrapping Pride Weekend with an inspiring new song in support of the LGBT community called "Free Love."
The track, which features guest appearances from Le1f, Lil B, Halsey and spoken word artist Malik Yusef, addresses the ongoing battles for LGBT rights and the aftermath of the Orlando shooting at gay nightclub Pulse.
"It’s a free country, that's unless you love the same sex," Mensa laments, while Halsey later follows calling out so-called feminists who defend the "free the nipple" campaign but are less vocal about other more serious issues: "Crazy white girls say they tryna free the nipple, but they quiet when somebody pulls a gun on a misfit."
Mensa is one of very few hip-hop artists, alongside Missy Elliott and Pharrell Williams, who spoke out following the Orlando attack.
Listen to "Free Love" below.