Posts tagged "vince staples"

Vince Staples Levitates in the ‘Lift Me Up’ Video

Vince Staples gets a little low-key supernatural in the video for "Lift Me Up," a menacing cut from the Long Beach rapper's stellar 2015 mainstream breakthrough, Summertime…
Harley Brown / January 29, 2016

Flume and Vince Staples Toss Up ‘Smoke & Retribution’

Australian electronic producer Flume has a new album out later this year — Skin, via Mom+Pop — and, following "Never Be Like You," he's just released…
Brennan Carley / January 28, 2016

Boston Calling Spring 2016 Lineup: Sia, Disclosure, Robyn, and More

We're in the midst of festival lineup announcement season, and joining in on the festivities is one of the most consistently compelling three-day musical weekends…
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2016

Vince Staples Holds Forth on His Childhood, Gangs, and Snoop Dogg on ESPN’s ‘Highly Questionable’

On Thursday SPIN cover star Vince Staples appeared on ESPN's talk show series "Highly Questionable," where he spoke eloquently — as he often does — about his…
Harley Brown / January 8, 2016

SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2015

A manic-depressive punk who still believes in the redemptive powers of rock'n'roll and refuses to compromise his vision. A young R&B star climbing the ranks…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Donald Glover, Jhené Aiko, and Vince Staples Join Forces on ‘Waiting For My Moment’

Creed, the upcoming Rocky spin-off movie that was the subject of a joke Internet petition, comes out on November 25, and today a new cut from the soundtrack…
James Grebey / November 20, 2015

Noise Pop Festival 2016 Lineup: Vince Staples, Mountain Goats, and More

Update: The festival has announced a second round of performers including American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bill Callahan, and Mitski. See the full updated lineup…
Brennan Carley / November 18, 2015

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days In LA Lineup: TV on the Radio, Vince Staples, and More

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days In LA — the energy drink and music patron's citywide festival that lasts (you guessed it) for 30 days —…
James Grebey / September 9, 2015

Vince Staples Thinks Miley Cyrus Should Apologize to Kendrick Lamar

Vince Staples has some words for Miley Cyrus regarding her recent Marie Claire interview where appears to confuse Kendrick Lamar for A$AP Rocky. Commenting on…
Rachel Brodsky / September 3, 2015

Vince Staples Slow Burns Through ‘Lemme Know’ on ‘Fallon’

Vince Staples color-coordinated with singer Jhene Aiko on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night, where he performed Summertime '06 cut "Lemme Know." Watch the clip —…
Harley Brown / September 2, 2015

2015: The Year the Single Stopped Mattering in Hip-Hop

This week, Drake's If You're Reading This, It's Too Late became the first album released in 2015 to sell a million copies. That's more a…
Andrew Unterberger / August 13, 2015

Major Lazer Co-Founder Switch and Vince Staples See a ‘Ghost’ on New With You. Single

The non-Diplo founder of Major Lazer is embarking on a new project. Switch has been working for a bit with a production collective called With…
Colin Joyce / August 5, 2015

A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator, Vince Staples, and Danny Brown Announce North American Tour

Update: Rocky and Tyler have shared a goofy promo video for the tour. Watch that below. Well here's the rap tour of the…
Colin Joyce / August 4, 2015

Vince Staples: Calm In the Hour of Chaos

It’s a Friday night in late June and I'm at a barbecue restaurant in Los Angeles with Vince Staples, who's trying to help me retain…
Drew Millard / July 28, 2015

Vince Staples Spends a Rough Night in Jail in ‘Norf Norf’ Video

Vince Staples has a new video out for Summertime '06 track "Norf Norf." Depicting the California rapper at odds with the police, the black-and-white clip finds…
Rachel Brodsky / July 17, 2015

Vince Staples Takes Kanye’s ‘Get ‘Em High’ to Task in New Freestyle

Is there anything Vince Staples can't do? The rising rapper has released Summertime '06, one of the best albums of the year, proven he can hold court on…
Harley Brown / July 12, 2015

Vince Staples Kicks Off the Summer of 2015 on ‘Kimmel’

Wednesday night was not the first time that hot new rapper Vince Staples graced the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage — almost a year ago he joined…
James Grebey / July 2, 2015

Review: Vince Staples’ ‘Summertime ’06’ Is No Picnic, And Gloriously So

Editor's note: It has been brought to SPIN's attention that this review, published last week, includes factual inaccuracies about Staples (such as an implication about…
M.T. Richards / June 29, 2015

Vince Staples’ Debut Album, ‘Summertime ’06,’ Is Streaming Now

Rising rap star Vince Staples is streaming his debut album, Summertime '06, in full a week before it's proper release date. The 22-year-old West Coast MC…
James Grebey / June 22, 2015
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