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2019 In Review

Basking In The Glow: The 36 Best Music Tweets From 2019

Tweets! At the end of every year, for the past four years, we have collected memorable music tweets from artists and musicians into a handy…
Peter Helman | December 11, 2019 - 3:45 pm

2010s In Review

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

"From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music," the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 12:41 pm

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

More Vince Staples stories

Boldy James – “Surf & Turf” (Feat. Vince Staples) Video

The Detroit rapper Boldy James has been making stark, dead-eyed street-life music for a long time now; we put him in our old Mixtape Of
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III: Director’s Cut Featuring Vince Staples, 6lack, Saba & More

Last year, J. Cole released a beautifully chaotic compilation album called Revenge Of The Dreamers III, which was recorded during what sounds like a very…
James Rettig | January 16, 2020 - 9:54 pm

Vince Staples – “Hell Bound”

Thanks to my CCM childhood, one of the first rap songs I remember was called "Heavenbound," the opening track from DC Talk's 1989 self-titled debut…
Chris DeVille | December 19, 2019 - 2:50 pm

Vince Staples, 6LACK, & Mereba – “Yo Love”

Queen & Slim comes out at the end of the month. The film was written by Lena Waithe and directed by music video director Melina…
James Rettig | November 11, 2019 - 12:32 pm

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

Vince Staples – “Sheet Music”

Back in August, Vince Staples premiered the first episode of his web series The Vince Staples Show along with the premiere of a new song…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Queen & Slim Soundtrack Features New Songs By Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, & More

The upcoming movie Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as a black couple on their first date forced to go on the…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 5:09 pm

Vince Staples – “So What?”

A few days ago, Vince Staples shared a trailer for something called The Vince Staples Show. And today, he's officially launching the project. As it…
Peter Helman | August 22, 2019 - 1:21 pm

Vince Staples Shares The Vince Staples Show Trailer

Vince Staples has shared a trailer for something called The Vince Staples Show. It's a little unclear exactly what it will be at this point…
James Rettig | August 19, 2019 - 2:41 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Kenny Beats’ YouTube Show Might Be The Rap Album Of The Year

A fascinating thing about rap music: It may be the only form of music where personality and digital ephemera matter at least as much as…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2019 - 12:24 pm

Vince Staples Signs To Motown, New Music Coming This Month

Vince Staples has signed to Motown Records. The rapper's previous albums were put out on Def Jam. Both labels are still under the much larger…
James Rettig | August 8, 2019 - 9:28 am

Common – “Hercules” Video (Feat. Vince Staples)

Common released his last studio album, Black America Again, back in 2016. Last year, he shared an album with August Greene, his supergroup with pianist…
Julia Gray | July 11, 2019 - 10:38 pm

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole’s All-Star Dreamville Rap Camp Makes Beautiful Chaos

There have been rap camps before. In the sessions for his album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West famously flew basically all the artists…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2019 - 11:33 am
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