Inspired by the Bay Area punk scene, high school friends Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt form a band called Sweet Children and begin gigging at clubs on Berkeley's famed Gilman Street.
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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 »