Vic Mensa and Travis Scott At Syracuse: Three Songs You Need to Know For Today’s Big Show

Rap stars Vic Mensa and Travis Scott will be performing at Syracuse University this weekend during two popular annual events.

First up, Vic Mensa will headline Mayfest, a free event for students, taking place in Walnut Park.

Afterward, Travis Scott is headlining at the Carrier Dome as part of Syracuse University’s Block Party 2017 celebration this weekend.

Over the past years, the SU Block Party has been a great place to see the best Hip-Hop artists, since rappers like 50 Cent, Chance the Rapper, Kid, Cudi, and Drake have performed at Syracuse’s annual Block Party.

Ticket prices for full-time students range from $20-40.

The prices aren’t bad and could be the cheapest prices one will get to see Vic Mensa (free with student ID) or Travis Scott now that Festival Season has started.

If you are thinking of heading to SU’s 2017 Mayfest and or Block Party, here are three songs Vic Mensa and Travis Scott will most likely mappq perform, so make sure you memorize these lyrics.

1.”Liquor Locker”

Although it’s highly doubtful guest Ty Dolla $ign will make an appearance, this song with Vince pretty much sums up what a lot of the day and night will consist of: drinking. this track is take it from Vinces 2016 EP there’s a lot going on.

2. “U Mad” featuring Kanye West

In 2015, Vic dropped his second collaboration with Kanye West called “U Mad.” The two Chicago rappers had previously collaborated on the song “Wolves,” with Sia.

3. “Orange Soda”

This track is a popular one by Vic, and sums up the breezy feeling of the summer time. This track was recorded before Vic changed up his lyrical content and started moving in a more political direction.


1. “Antidote”

Travis Scott released this single in July 2015, off his debut studio album, Rodeo. It peaked at #16 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

2. “sweet sweet”

Travis Scott mentioned on Ebro and the Morning that this was one of his favorite songs from his album, Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight. Even though it wasn’t released on the radio, it gained word of mouth momentum.

3. “goosebumps”

Also from Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight, this song featured Kendrick Lamar and was popularized by recent release of the psychedelic video.

Tamara GrantCOLLEGEHIPHOP Writer
Hip hop journalist
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