Kanye West invaded the Texas capitol Saturday for a high-profile show on the last night of the South by Southwest festival.The hip-hop star played host to new artists on his label G.O.O.D. Music, including Consequence, GLC, Big Sean, and Kid Cudi. And he invited friends like Common, Erykah Badu, and Fonzworth Bentley to join the party onstage.
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 »