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|Birth name||Victor Grimmy Owusu|
|Also known as||Victorious In Christ, Mr. Get Silly, King of the Jungle, Genius|
July 20, 1987|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Origin||Queens, New York City, NY, U.S.|
|Labels||Tommy Boy Records, Warner Bros. Records, Young Mogul Records, Big H Entertainment|
|Associated acts||Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, Mr. Collipark, Bun B, Unk|
- 1 Early life
- 2 Music career
- 3 Discography
- 4 References
- 5 External links
V.I.C. was born Victor Grimmy Owusu in 1987 in Queens, New YorkHe is Ghanaian. At ten he wrote his first song, a drug awareness rap for his elementary school. Later that year he moved with his family to College Park, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb. After graduating from high school he worked as a freelance barber.
His debut album Beast was released on August 26, 2008. The album charted at number 73 on the billboard 200 selling 8,000 the first week.
2016-present: Revenge of the Beast
He is currently[when?] working on his sophomore album, Revenge of the Beast which is set for a release on Young Mogul Records, Reprise Records and Big H Entertainment. Back in August 6, 2009, his first single was Say Bow featuring former SODMG artist J. Futuristic and the song is produced by Mr. Hanky. It will have guests including Bow Wow, Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, Unk, Olivia, Tyga, T-Pain, Trevor Jackson, Lady Leshurr, Big K.R.I.T., Wiz Khalifa, André 3000, and numerous others.
He has already made songs with Rich Kid$, Mario, and Bobby V. He plans to not only remaster, but remake "Take Me Home" prod. by Haz Da Futcha, "Party Ova Here" prod. by Outsyders, and "G.A.(Georgia, Atlanta)" for the album. It will include production from Mr. Collipark, Hit-Boy, Metro Boomin, Young Fyre, Big K.R.I.T., DJ Mustard, The Runners, Young Chop, The Beat Bully, and many other producers. On April 6, 2012, he released a single called "Twerk It" and the song is produced by Dee Money. In 2015, he made an interview where he announced his name change to "Genius".  A few months later, he changed his name back to V.I.C and released a single called "Snapchat (Pose For The Camera)". 
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|Revenge of the Beast||To be released|
- 2009: DJ J1 Present V.I.C. In HD
- 2009: DJ Jay Rock Presents V.I.C. Lord Ova Beats
- 2010: DJ Grady Presents V.I.C. Swagg Thru Da Roof
- 2012: Big H & Tommy Boy Entertainment Presents V.I.C. Lord Ova Beats (Hosted by DJ Grady, DJ J1 & DJ Iceberg)
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|"Say Bow (feat. J-Futuristic)"||2009||-||87||-||Revenge of the Beast|
|"Toilet Paper Paid (feat. Cassidy)"||2011||-||-||-||Non-album singles|
|"Snapchat (Pose For The Camera)"||2015||-||-||-||Revenge of the Beast|
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.|
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Hey Big Girl"||2011||-||Non-album singles|
|"Turn Up (feat. Zoey Clarke)"||2013||-|
|"All I Know"||2014||-|
|"Throw That Butt (feat. Yung Cyph)||-|
|"Throw That Butt (feat. Waka Flocka Flame & LiveLikeDavis)||-|
|"Go To Work (MF Banger)||-|
Recorded Tracks For Revenge of the Beast
- "Say Bow" (featuring J. Futuristic; produced by Mr. Hanky, KB)
- "Mad Love" (featuring Mario; produced by Brandon Finale of 78 Elements)
- "Stuntin' Hard" (produced by K.E.)
- "Snapchat (Pose For The Camera)"
Remastered/Remade Tracks For Revenge of the Beast
- "G5 (Come Fly Wit Me)" (featuring Rich Kid$ & Truth Turner; produced by Mr. Hanky, Mr. Collipark)
- "Have It All" (featuring Bobby V)
- "Take Me Home" (featuring Ja-Bar; produced by Haz Da Futcha)
- "Party Ova Here" (produced by Outsyders)
Possible Tracks For Revenge of the Beast
- "Revenge of the Beast" (produced by The Beat Bully)
- "Bat Mobile" (produced by DJ Mustard)
- "Right My Wrongs" (featuring André 3000; produced by Big K.R.I.T.)
- "Sell Like Silly" (featuring Unk & Soulja Boy Tell 'Em; produced by Mr. Collipark, The Package Store)
- "From The Muscle" (featuring Tyga; produced by Young Chop)
- "For Granted" (produced by Mr. Hanky)
- "My Lioness" (featuring Olivia; produced by Polow da Don)
- "Lion Roar" (produced by Metro Boomin)
- "Be Remembered" (featuring T-Pain & Big K.R.I.T.; produced by Young Fyre)
- "Rapper with a Reason" (featuring Lady Leshurr & Bow Wow; produced by Hit-Boy)
- "G.A.(Georgia, Atlanta)"
- "Only For You" (featuring Trevor Jackson; produced by The Runners)
- "Thank God For That" (featuring Wiz Khalifa; produced by Benny Blanco)
- "V.I.C. - GET SILLY". Official Biography from Warner Bros. Records. Retrieved 2008-06-18.
- "V.I.C. Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 24, 2011.
- "V.I.C. Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012.
- "V.I.C. Album & Song Chart History: Rap Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2012.
- "Gold & Platinum: V.I.C." Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on August 25, 2013. Retrieved December 24, 2011.