Rapper Vic Mensa debuts provocative new music video featuring white children in cages

Mail Online | 6/14/2019 | Andrew Court For Dailymail.com
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Rap group 93PUNX are taking aim at the Trump administration's immigration policy in the music video for their new single, Camp America.

The shocking clip, released on Friday, shows children dressed in jumpsuits and locked in cages as they are tortured by a man resembling an ICE agent.

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Lead singer Vic Mensa, 26, says he was compelled to make the song and its accompanying video after seeing images of immigrant youth being detained at the US-Mexico border last year.

In an interview with The Daily Beast, the musician stated: 'The song's lyrics were inspired by ICE director Matthew Albence comparing the immigration detention centers to summer camp'.

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The song's lyrics are written from the perspective of authorities speaking to children, and include such lines as: 'We'll be living it up, not giving a f**k. Splitting you up, then we put you in cuffs.'

The lyrics continue: 'We can have a good time if you're legal or not. It's an ignorant, arrogant, terrorist, heritage, You can finally be an American'.

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Meanwhile, Mensa and the rest of 93PUNX made sure the film clip was equally as provocative, by only including white children in the immigration-style camps.

Mensa told The Daily Beast: 'My intention for using white kids as opposed to minority children is to point out the blatantly obvious fact that...
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