Touring behind their new album, Crash Love, frontman Davey Havok and the rest of AFI impressed SPIN shooter Ian Witlen, who took all the photographs in this gallery, with their maturation as a band. "I hadn't seen them play in a long, long time," Witlen says. "Their music has developed so much. It's not just screaming anymore. I think that's why they've gotten so much bigger in the last few years."
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 »