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7 Memorable Moments From Coachella 2016 Weekend 1 Saturday

I didn't see Guns N' Roses. Well, OK, that's not exactly true. I plopped down for about a half hour of their big headlining reunion…
James Rettig | April 17, 2016 - 3:09 pm
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The Chainsmokers Don’t Suck Anymore, I Promise

Two years ago, a DJ duo called the Chainsmokers came blasting out of the gate with "#SELFIE," a soulless electro-house meme-song that soared to #16…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:40 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We're two days removed from the Super Bowl and -- more importantly, at least for the purposes of this column -- the Super Bowl halftime
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 12:03 pm
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With You. – “Ghost” Video (Feat. Vince Staples)

With You. is a new project led by the producer Switch, the M.I.A. collaborator who, once upon a time, was half of Major Lazer alongside…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2016 - 10:16 am
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With You. – “Ghost (Major Lazer Remix)” (Feat. Vince Staples) (Stereogum Premiere)

Switch (aka David James Andrew Taylor) co-founded Major Lazer with Diplo but isn't involved with the group anymore. Last year he unveiled his new project…
Collin Robinson | April 21, 2016 - 11:00 am

Kali Uchis – “Only Girl” (Feat. Steve Lacy & Vince Staples) Video

Kali Uchis has been building steam for a few years now, but the squelchy synth-R&B jam "Only Girl" is the song that's really clicking for…
Chris DeVille | April 20, 2016 - 11:25 am

Watch Vince Staples Review Rappers’ Chains

Vince Staples is one of the world's funniest Twitter personalities, and if you haven't scrolled through his feed recently, you should do that. The 22…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 6, 2016 - 10:46 am
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Kali Uchis – “Only Girl” (Feat. Vince Staples & Steve Lacy) (Prod. Kaytranada)

Kali Uchis is a Colombian-born, Los Angeles-based singer who's worked with people like Tyler, The Creator in the past; she was featured on Tyler's 2015…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2016 - 9:20 am

Vince Staples’ Yelp Reviews Are As Great As His Twitter

Vince Staples is a very funny dude. His Twitter is great, his stage banter is great, and yes, even his Yelp reviews are great. Last…
Peter Helman | March 20, 2016 - 8:17 pm
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Vince Staples Gives Zero Fucks At SXSW

In 2010, I saw Vince Staples in LA's Fox Hills Mall as one third of Cutthroat Boyz along with Joey Fatts and Ashton Matthews. Yeah,…
Collin Robinson | March 16, 2016 - 10:51 am
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Vince Staples – “Lift Me Up” Video

Vince Staples has shared a video for "Lift Me Up," off his debut Summertime '06, which was one of the best albums of last year.
James Rettig | January 29, 2016 - 10:12 am
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Flume – “Smoke & Retribution” (Feat. Vince Staples & Kučka)

Australian producer Flume will release his sophomore album, Skin, later this year, and today he's debuted a new song featuring Vince Staples and fellow Australian…
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 1:18 pm
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Watch Vince Staples Discuss His Gangbanging Past On ESPN’s Highly Questionable

Music aside, Long Beach spitter Vince Staples is simply a very bright dude first and foremost. His low-key yet forceful demeanor manifests in everything he…
Collin Robinson | January 8, 2016 - 1:34 pm
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Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A's with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm
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Watch Vince Staples Talk Rap’s Drug Glorification With CNN

The Long Beach rapper Vince Staples made one of the year's best albums, and he's one of our smartest, most incisive musicians right now. So…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2015 - 12:23 pm
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Vince Staples Brought Summertime ’06 To Life In Williamsburg Last Night

I've seen Vince Staples perform three times this year, and the chronology of the shows is what made watching his headlining set at Music Hall…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 10, 2015 - 1:15 pm
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Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am
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