Infobox Musical artist
Name = V.I.C.

Img_capt = V.I.C.'s 2008 Beast Album Cover
Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Victor Grimmy Owusu
Alias = Victorious In Christ
Born = birth date and age|1987|4|27
New York City, New York, U.S.
Origin = Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genre = Southern hip hop, pop rap, snap, dance-pop, crunk
Occupation = Rapper
Years_active = 2003–present
Label = Warner Bros. Records, Young Mogul Records, Reprise
Associated_acts = Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, Mr. Collipark
URL = [http://www.vicgetsilly.com/ Official Website]

Victor Grimmy Owusu (born April 27, 1987), better known by his stage name V.I.C., is an American rapper, notable for his 2008 release, "Get Silly", featuring Soulja Boy and for, which reached the top 25 of the Rhythmic Top 40 chart and Billboard Hot 100 chart in June of that year [cite web |url=http://www.radioandrecords.com/Formats/Charts/Rhy_Chart.asp |title=Rhythmic National Airplay Chart |accessdate=2008-06-18 |work= |date=2008-06-13] .


V.I.C. was born Victor Owusu in 1987 in Queens, New York to a native New York mother and an Ghanaian father. At the age of ten, he had his first chance to write lyrics of any kind of recognition, writing a drug awareness rap for his elementary school. Not long after, his family moved to the Atlanta, Georgia area, where he would choose to focus on his schooling until high school before once again picking up a microphone. Before he got the chance to rap professionaly he worked as a barber. Currently his religious background is thought to be Christian, based on the lyrics of his song "By Faith." [cite web |url=http://www.vicgetsilly.com/v-i-c |title=V.I.C. - GET SILLY |accessdate=2008-06-18 |work=Official Biography from Warner Bros. Records] . His debut album "Beast" released on August 26, 2008.



*2008: "Beast"Album Sales: 15,000 Copies

*2008: "Dougie"


*2008: "Get Silly " #29 US
*2008: "Wobble" #113 US


External links

* [http://www.vicgetsilly.com Official Warner Bros. Records website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/superstarvic Official MySpace]

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