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2017 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America's youth. Like the moment when…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 2:20 pm

2017 In Review

Vince Staples Reviews 2017: On Fyre Fest, Fidget Spinners, Rick And Morty, & More

In a series of interviews, we're asking some of the artists behind 2017's best albums to reflect on the year that was. Yesterday was Perfume
Ryan Leas | December 7, 2017 - 12:24 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Vince Staples Songs

Vincent Jamal Staples doesn't have to hide behind an MC name, middle name, or street name, at a time when most of his fellow rappers…
Collin Robinson | October 11, 2017 - 11:50 am

More Vince Staples stories

Hear A New Kendrick Lamar/Vince Staples Song In The Latest Black Panther Trailer

The new Marvel movie Black Panther is coming to theaters next month, and it'll have a soundtrack that Kendrick Lamar co-produced with his TDE label…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2018 - 9:06 am

Billie Eilish – “&Burn” (Feat. Vince Staples)

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Billie Eilish put out her debut EP Don't Smile At Me in August, and today she released a new song, "&Burn," featuring…
Grace Birnstengel | December 14, 2017 - 8:48 pm

New Vince Staples Music Featured In Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Trailer

Vince Staples is no stranger to the Marvel universe -- "BagBak" is featured in the latest Black Panther trailer -- and an unreleased song of…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 9:37 am

Hear Vince Staples Freestyle Over YBN Nahmir’s “Rubbin Off The Paint”

Vince Staples had a big day on Twitter on Saturday. It started with a since-deleted tweet that Eminem's anti-Trump freestyle at the BET Hip-Hop Awards
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2017 - 9:15 am

Vince Staples: “Chipotle Is Gentrification And They’re Killing People”

Vince Staples loves talking shit and the latest thing he's down on is the burrito chain Chipotle. The rapper guested on a recent episode of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 10, 2017 - 2:41 pm

Watch Vince Staples Perform “Big Fish” With A Money-Tossing Juicy J On Kimmel

Vince Staples brought his Big Fish Theory promotional onslaught to Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. He performed quasi-title-track "Big Fish" with Juicy J in tow…
Chris DeVille | August 8, 2017 - 2:01 pm

Sounding Board

Festival Rap Kings Danny Brown And Vince Staples Hold Court At Pitchfork Fest

A funny thing happens when you become a critically acclaimed rapper bubbling just below the mainstream: You end up performing at seemingly every music festival…
Chris DeVille | July 15, 2017 - 1:16 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's not a music video, obviously, but the new movie Baby Driver might be one of the all-time greatest feats in music-video directing. Edgar Wright…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2017 - 12:36 pm

Watch Vince Staples Play The Tonight Show With Damon Albarn, Ray J, Kilo Kish, & The Roots

On Friday, Vince Staples released his excellent, techno-flavored new album Big Fish Theory. It's an album full of guest stars, many of whom help out…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 9:04 am

Vince Staples – “Rain Come Down” Video

Vince Staples' Big Fish Theory is officially out today, and to celebrate, the rapper debuted a video for his Ty Dolla $ign collab "Rain Come…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 23, 2017 - 9:39 am

Stream Vince Staples Big Fish Theory

Earlier this week, we gave Vince Staples' new album the Premature Evaluation review treatment, and Big Fish Theory is now officially out. Staples shared "BagBak,"
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 11:02 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Vince Staples Big Fish Theory

"We making future music. It's Afro-futurism. This is my Afro-futurism. There's no other kind." That was Vince Staples, talking to LA Weekly, describing his new…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2017 - 4:06 pm
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