At this year's Coachella festival weekend in the California desert, the ultimate poolside party was "The Good Life," sponsored by vitaminwater sync and presented by Jelly and FMPR. Offering an escape from the desert heat, and delicious complimentary cocktails from Hornitos Tequila, the lounge-a-thon took place Saturday and Sunday (April 18-19) at the Viceroy Hotel, Palm Springs. The party featured performances from Spank Rock, Doug E Fresh, and Japanese Motors, and DJ sets from Franki Chan, Devin Lucien, and Skeet Skeet, among others.
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 »