Vic Mensa Is Celebrating Two Years Of Sobriety And "Building The Best Version" Of Himself

Vic Mensa Is Celebrating Two Years Of Sobriety And "Building The Best Version" Of Himself
Skip To ContentBuzzFeed HomepageQuizzesTV & MoviesShoppingVideosNewsTastyMake a QuizSign InSearch BuzzFeedSearch BuzzFeedlol Badge Feedwin Badge Feedtrending Badge Feed

Browse links

Pop Culture

TV & MoviesCelebrityBest of the InternetAnimalsMusicRewindBooksLGBTQ

Quizzes & Games

LatestTrendingFoodLoveTriviaQuiz PartyPyramid SchemeNEW!


LatestHomeFashionTechBeauty & Personal CarePetsSports & FitnessBuzzFeed Merch


LatestCocoa ButterNEW!Mom In ProgressWorth ItUnsolvedMultiplayerPero Like


StyleBringMe: TravelGoodful: WellnessNifty: DIYParentsFoodWeddingsSex And LoveTasty HomeNEW!


Make a Quiz or Post!Featured PostsLeaderboard

From Our Partners

Guide to the Chicago Restaurant SceneTravel OnThe Road Ahead


About UsAdvertiseInvestor RelationsJobsNewslettersEditionUSUKAustraliaBrasilCanadaDeutschlandIndiaJapanLatamUS residents can opt out of "sales" of personal data.Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information © 2023 BuzzFeed, Inc PressRSSPrivacyConsent PreferencesUser TermsAccessibility StatementAd ChoicesHelpContactSitemap

BuzzFeed Tasty

Search, watch, and cook every single Tasty recipe and video ever - all in one place!

BuzzFeed Goodful

Self care and ideas to help you live a healthier, happier life.

BuzzFeed Bring Me

Obsessed with travel? Discover unique things to do, places to eat, and sights to see in the best destinations around the world with Bring Me!


News, Politics, Culture, Life, Entertainment, and more. Stories that matter to you.Celebrity·Posted 24 minutes ago

Vic Mensa Is Celebrating Two Years Of Sobriety And "Building The Best Version" Of Himself

"I'm at a point where if an action is not actively furthering my goals, professionally, mentally, spiritually, doesn't have a place in my life right now."

morganmurrell-v2-10875-1491242456-0_large.jpg?downsize=120:*&output-format=jpg&output-quality=autoby Morgan Murrell

BuzzFeed Staff


Rapper and activist Vic Mensa is reflecting on his sobriety journey after hitting a two-year milestone.


Mindy Small / Getty Images

On Monday, Vic shared a health update with his Instagram followers while celebrating another year sober. He spoke candidly about how this lifestyle change allowed him to "build the best version" of himself.


Momodu Mansaray / Getty Images for Roc Nation

"Two years sober," Vic wrote in his Instagram caption. "In many ways I would liken it to running uphill — at first it is difficult, but after time your strength increases, your endurance increases."

View this photo on Instagram

Vic Mensa /

"Two years I've been raw dogging life