"I'm going to be honest," says SPIN's Chicago-based photographer Tasha Schalk, who took all the Windy City photos in this gallery, "Manson wasn't that great. It was my first time shooting him, though, so maybe he's usually better."
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 »