We provide insight on the Cali spots referenced through out Vince Staples' album "Summertime '06."
Vince Staples' Summertime '06 is making quite the impression on the hip-hop scene. While it's being called an instant West Coast classic, the double LP also works as a geography lesson on Vince's neighborhood in North Side Long Beach, California.
Most of the stories take place around the Ramona Park neighborhood in Long Beach, California. While a quick Google search would indicate that this is a perfect spot to spend a day relaxing, Vince's stories of gang-banging and homicide depict quite the opposite. With its visually strong lyrics, it's important for you to get the picture of where these tales are taking place.
Flick through the locations that the 20 songs on Summertime '06 take place with our Vince Staples geography lesson.