The pair – each members of the Savemoney hip-hop collective – have beforehand labored collectively on the observe ‘Cocoa Butter Kisses’ from Likelihood’s breakout 2013 mixtape ‘Acid Rap’, and on Mensa’s tune ‘Tweakin”. Final 12 months, they collaborated on a observe referred to as ‘Shelter’ with Wyclef Jean.
To mark the discharge of ‘Writing Train #3: Wraith’, Mensa additionally teased that extra new music from the pair can be coming quickly, telling Advanced: “Me and Chano have been engaged on a whole lot of music for some time now, there’s rather more to come back.
“This was produced by the homie Smoko Ono and Beat Butcha,” he added of ‘Wraith’. Watch the video for that under.
He additionally appeared on the soundtrack for Area Jam: A New Legacy, linking up with John Legend and Symba for the observe ‘See Me Fly’, and on Smoko Ono’s afrobeat-inspired ‘Winners’. His long-awaited team-up with R&B legend Dionne Warwick, ‘Nothing’s Not possible’, was additionally lastly launched final 12 months.
Again in March, he shared the only ‘Youngster Of God’, which options Moses Sumney on vocals and was carried out on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert final month.
In the beginning of the 12 months, Mensa was arrested at a US airport for the alleged possession of psychedelic mushrooms.
The Chicago rapper (actual identify Victor Mensah) flew from Ghana to Dulles Worldwide Airport in Virginia on January 15. Present process a secondary search on the airport, Mensa was alleged to have been discovered by authorities to be in possession of a variety of narcotics, together with LSD, psilocybin capsules and gummies.
He was arrested by US Customs and Border Patrol and charged with felony narcotics possession. He had been retuning from a promotional journey to Africa with Likelihood The Rapper.