The Stories Behind Vic Mensa's "Electrifying" Tattoos

Vic Mensa is one of the brightest and most creative artists in Hip-Hop, even though he’s a relative newcomer.

Although 2017 started off rough with an arrest for gun possession in March, Vic managed to bounce back and landed an opening slot on Jay-Z’s critically acclaimed “4:44 Tour.”

Good or bad, these types of events in Vic’s life end up being memorialized on his body as artwork in the form of tattoos.

“I’ve always tried to get tattoos with intent. I put something on my body and my skin because it represent something really important to me.” – Vic Mensa

Some of Vic’s tattoos.include an electric sign warning, since he was shocked by 15,000 volts of electricity.
The incident happened when he was a teenager, trying to sneak into Lollapalooza.
Thankfully, Vic escaped what should have been certain death, and live to tell about it via a huge tattoo on his right arm.