You read those three names together and you know the trainwreck potential is high. But no, “Shelter,” the new Vic Mensa song featuring his longtime compatriot Chance The Rapper and veteran ex-Fugees hit-maker Wyclef Jean, is good, and for a good cause. “Shelter” is a wistful acoustic rap ballad about important topics as the killings of Breonna Taylor, Philando Castille, and Elijah McClain and the incarceration of Julius Jones. The song is paired with a fundraiser for Jones, who is on death row for murder in Oklahoma despite abundant evidence supporting his claim of innocence.
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