Future’s “Codeine Crazy” isn’t a chart-topping hit, but it’s a song that captures a side of Future that has earned him such a loyal following over the years. Lyrically, you’d think it’s a celebratory song about drugs and stunting, but the tone is tinged with pain. The song has become a fan-favorite, and the latest to show “Codeine Crazy” love is Vic Mensa, who covered the song during his set at this weekend’s Pitchfork Music Festival. Check out footage above, and read our interview with Vic Mensa here.
Hear the original below:
And here’s another version of Vic’s cover, from a show earlier this month: