After producing a couple of hilarious skits and a slick new single, we’re nonetheless undecided precisely what Chance The Rapper’s “House Of Kicks” actually is. However, the artistic run he’s been on since teasing “The Heart & The Tongue” final month has apparently prolonged to capturing dwell, stripped-down performances, as nicely. Today, Chance shared a self-directed video of his good good friend Vic Mensa performing an acoustic rendition of his soulful single “Shelter” at Chance’s home, with The Rapper filling in for Wyclef Jean on the refrain.
The efficiency opens with Vic performing his verse in entrance of a crackling fire backed by a mellow orchestral association sans drums. Meanwhile, Chance leans on his image windowsill throughout the room to sing the tender hook and carry out his personal verse. The two rappers harmonize properly on the refrain, then the video loses saturation for a black-and-white view of Vic’s last verse and the track’s outro.
“Shelter” was the buddies’ first on-record reunion since 2013, once they guested on one another’s mixtapes Acid Rap and Innanetape. They had a falling out as they each rose to stardom, however have been finally in a position to put their differences aside as each discovered their footing in fame, with Chance beginning a household and Vic returning to kind on the fiery V Tape. They lastly reunited formally on Vic’s follow-up, I Tape, and plainly the artistic chemistry they as soon as shared appears intact and rising.
Watch Vic Mensa and Chance The Rapper’s dwell efficiency of “Shelter” above.