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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

The Week In Pop

Lizzo Really Is The Whole Damn Meal

"HAVE U EVER SEEN A BITCH PLAY FLUTE THEN HIT THE SHOOT?" It was a reasonable question. It was also a relevant question because it…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2019 - 2:48 pm

2018 In Review

The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2018

In the early days of this century, you could still turn on your television and, every so often, catch a music video. It didn't last.
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2018 - 11:46 am

More Vince Staples stories

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

Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Comp

J. Cole's Dreamville label has been sharing compilations from its artists since 2014. The third, titled Revenge Of The Dreamers III, was announced back in January,…
Keely Quinlan | July 5, 2019 - 12:14 am

Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road” Video

Lil Nas X's improbable, inexorable rise to the top of the charts and country-rap stardom continues to be one of the feel-good stories of the…
Peter Helman | May 17, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Watch Vince Staples Freestyle On Kenny Beats’ The Cave Series

Kenny Beats produced the bulk of Vince Staples' recent album FM!, one of the very best albums of 2018. And now, Pitchfork reports, they've teamed…
Peter Helman | May 11, 2019 - 11:12 am

Eminently Quotable Vince Staples Says Pizza Is Disgusting, Raf Simons Is A Dickhead, And Jussie Smollett Was “Just Running A Little Scam”

It is well known that Vince Staples doesn't mince words. He returned last November with his clever, jarring EP, FM!. A few months prior, he…
Julia Gray | February 25, 2019 - 10:29 pm

Vince Staples – “Home”

Just weeks after releasing FM! -- one of the best albums of 2018, if you even consider it an album -- Vince Staples already has…
Jael Goldfine | December 14, 2018 - 12:12 am

2018 In Review

The 10 Best Rap Albums Of 2018

Rap music existed in a dark fog in 2018. Mac Miller, XXXTentacion, Fredo Santana, and Jimmy Wopo all died. Tekashi 6ix9ine might be the biggest…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2018 - 12:08 pm

2018 In Review

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

For once, Vince Staples wasn't sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2018 - 10:01 am

2018 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018

The legends, for the most part, stayed quiet in 2018. Your Radioheads, your Beyoncés, and your Kendrick Lamars were not entirely silent; Thom Yorke, Johnny…
Stereogum | December 4, 2018 - 10:00 am

Creed II Soundtrack Has Bon Iver, Kendrick, Vince Staples, & More

Next week, Creed II hits theaters. It's the sequel to 2015's Creed, which in turn in a continuation of the Rocky film series. The soundtrack…
James Rettig | November 12, 2018 - 12:11 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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Stereogum | November 9, 2018 - 4:54 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It didn't make this week's list, but at least if I'm understanding everything right, the Puerto Rican singer Ozuna's new "Devuélveme" video takes place in…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2018 - 11:55 am
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