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Date of Birth:
1987-07-20
Place of Birth:
New York, U.S.A

Victor Grimmy Owusu, better known by his stage name V.I.C., is an American rapper. His single, "Get Silly", reached #29 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2008.

V.I.C. was born Victor Grimmy Owusu in 1987 in Corona, Queens to a mother from New York City and a father from Ghana. At ten he wrote his first song, a drug awareness rap for his elementary school.

Later that year he moved with his family to the Atlanta suburb of College Park, Georgia. After graduating from high school, he worked as a freelance barber while pursuing a music career.

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.

He worked 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 on 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)".