Vic Mensa Responds To XXXTENTACION Controversy With New Song "Empathy"

Vic Mensa has chosen to handle the backlash to his XXXTENTACION diss within the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers once more. This time, the outspoken MC does so with a track titled “Empathy.”

“In response to all of the controversy… Empathy,” he wrote on Twitter.

The observe responds to criticism that Mensa is a hypocrite for calling out X’s alleged home abuse when he admitted to choking an ex-girlfriend on 2016’s “There’s Alot Going On.”

“They say you shouldn’t solid stones from a glass dwelling/The complete world wanna see me fall, however I stand robust/I say what’s proper, however they don’t hear me ’trigger my previous wrongs,” Mensa spits on “Empathy.”

Over the course of the track’s lone verse, the Roc Nation artist reveals his ex forgives — however doesn’t overlook — the incident. He additionally notes his “good intentions flip into dangerous press.”

Later, he raps, “I fucked up, admit that I fucked up/But I ain’t try this although, so I wouldn’t decide however/I sound like an asshole, holding my nuts up.”

Listen to “Empathy” above and take a look at Mensa’s censored cypher under.