Vince Staples

4.2.19

Idaho's Treefort Is Better Than the Mega-Festivals

Why I traveled all the way from Australia to Boise, Idaho in a time when the lineups for most music festivals all seem the same.

12.21.18

Robert Christgau on Lupe Fiasco, Meek Mill, Lil Wayne, and Vince Staples

The Dean of American Rock Critics dives into a clutch of recent hip-hop releases.

11.29.18

Kenny Beats Explains How He Loudly Ran Rap in 2018

The 27-year-old tells us how he went from making EDM to being broke to becoming the hottest producer in rap music. Also, WOAH KENNY.

11.2.18

Stream of the Crop: 10 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New projects from Vince Staples, Takeoff, Curren$y, Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist, and Kelly Moran top this week's list.

11.2.18

Vince Staples Drops New Album 'FM!' Featuring Kehlani, Earl Sweatshirt

The follow-up to last year's 'Big Fish Theory' features Tyga, Earl Sweatshirt, Kamaiyah, Kehlani, Jay Rock and more.

4.16.18

Vince Staples Calls R. Kelly a "Piece of Fucking Shit... Child Molester"

In an interview at Coachella, the rapper dug in: "If piece of fucking shit R. Kelly didn't go to jail for being a child molester and peeing on people and having a human trafficking ring in Atlanta, then I'll be alright."

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3.15.18

Vince Staples Won't Retire or "Shut the Fuck Up Forever"

Vince has decided to shut down the retirement GoFundMe he started, and give the funds to the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library in Long Beach.

3.9.18

Vince Staples, Now With a Song, Asks That You “Get the Fuck Off My Dick”

The track follows his frankly iconic GoFundMe launch earlier this week.

3.7.18

I, Like Vince Staples, Will "Shut the Fuck Up Forever" for $2 Million

The rapper has started a GoFundMe to raise money for an early retirement, telling the world to "Get off of my dick, or fund my lifestyle." Same.

1.9.18

A New 'Black Panther' Trailer Previews a Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples Collab

It's the second track we've (kinda) heard from the upcoming blockbuster's K Dot-curated soundtrack.

8.7.17

Gorillaz Throw a 3D Dance Party in their New Video for "Strobelite"

It features cameos from 'Humanz' guests Vince Staples and Jehnny Beth.

7.14.17

Robert Christgau on JAY-Z's '4:44,' Vince Staples 'Big Fish Theory,' and More

The Dean also takes on Lil Wayne and Young Thug.

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