The man primarily responsible for two of the greatest hip-hop albums ever -- N.W.A's Straight Outta Compton and his own AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted -- spends a prime summer weekend cosigning the two most loathsome MCs in pop-music history. And this after enabling Fred Durst's directorial delusions in The Longshots. We'll give Cube the benefit of the doubt that this is all some elaborate reparations strategy.
BY CHARLES AARON
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Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »