As SXSW Music raged throughout Austin, Texas, SPIN and HP offered an oasis inside our Loft on 6th Street, inviting the breakout performers of the festival to have their portrait taken by photographer Victoria Stevens.
SPIN's Loft on 6th was presented by HP. Additional partners included Xbox, Havaianas, Case-Mate, Oakley, Blackbeard Rum, Sparks, and Wahoo's Fish Taco.
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 »