At a sold-out holiday show in San Jose last week, put on by local radio station Wild 94.9 FM, the Toronto native took some time to thank those who made it all possible: his fans.
SPIN photog Misha Valdimirskiy tailed Drake at the show, shooting photos as the rapper signed autographs for children from the Make-A-Wish foundation and performed a hits-laden set to 19,000 screaming concertgoers.
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 »