Vince Staples News

Vince Staples Announces "The Life Aquatic" Tour
Vince Staples Announces "The Life Aquatic" Tour Nov 29, 2016 at 01:59pm
Vince Staples has announced "The Life Aquatic" tour, his first ever full headlining North American tour. The tour properly begins on February 24th in San Diego and hits 30 shows in the United States and Canada before wrapping up in Phoenix on April 9th. Kilo Kush will open for Staples throughout the tour. Ticket pre-sale begins on Thursday, December 1st; tickets will be made fully public on Friday, December 2nd. Peep full tour dates below.
Knxwledge Flips Future, Vince Staples, & 21 Savage On His New Beat Tape "WT​.​PRT10_"
Knxwledge Flips Future, Vince Staples, & 21 Savage On His New Beat Tape "WT​.​PRT10_" Nov 25, 2016 at 11:44am
Knxwledge has gotten increased exposure in the last year due to "Suede," his collaboration with Anderson .Paak that earned .Paak studio time with Dr. Dre, and Yes Lawd!, his full-length LP with .Paak. The recognition is well-deserved, but Yes Lawd! was just another drop in the bucket for Knx. Yesterday he released WT​.​PRT10_, the 10th installment of his 'WrapTaypes' series.
Vince Staples To Host New Beats 1 Radio Show
Vince Staples To Host New Beats 1 Radio Show Nov 23, 2016 at 08:06pm
Following in the footsteps of others before him, like Drake, DJ Khaled, & Travis Scott, fast-rising Long Beach emcee Vince Staples is now also getting his own Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music. During an interview with Zane Lowe Wednesday afternoon, Vince announced that he will host his own Beats 1 program called “S E A (Section Eight Arthouse) Broadcast System.” 
Vince Staples Weighs In On The Election Of Donald Trump
Vince Staples Weighs In On The Election Of Donald Trump Nov 16, 2016 at 07:57pm
Vince Staples is a person whose opinion people respect, whether it be on record or in interviews, so when he was asked about Donald Trump's recent election on Power 106, listeners were all ears."It makes sense," said Vince, suggesting that his grandmother had been sure of the election's outcome all along. "My grandma told me he was gonna win a long time ago. She said, 'you n*ggas is crazy if you think that lady gon' win -- her exact sentence."
20 Rap Albums That Need Marvel Variants
20 Rap Albums That Need Marvel Variants Oct 29, 2016 at 02:49pm
It all started in late 2014 when Rae Sremmurd showed up on the cover of a Captain America comic, and Birdman's infamous hand rub graced the front page of a new edition of "The Amazing Spider Man." From there, iconic brand Marvel began reinterpreting iconic hip hip cover artwork fo
Vince Staples Defends Christian Mother Upset Over "Norf Norf" Lyrics
Vince Staples Defends Christian Mother Upset Over "Norf Norf" Lyrics Oct 6, 2016 at 09:35am
A viral video in which a Christian mother of four tearfully recites the lyrics to Vince Staples' "Norf Norf" is currently making the rounds. While many viewers have found humor in the mother's scandalized response, one man is not so amused: Vince Staples.
This Christian Mom Is Furious About Vince Staples' Song "Norf Norf"
This Christian Mom Is Furious About Vince Staples' Song "Norf Norf" Oct 4, 2016 at 07:40pm
A Christian mother of four has heard Vince Staples for the first time, bringing tears to her eyes. Unfortunately, they're not the good kind.A new viral video is making the rounds on Twitter, showing a distraught woman describing her experience hearing Vince's Summertime '06 single on the radio recently. "Guys, I could not believe what I was hearing," she says at the start of the 11-minute diatribe. "This is on our local radio station! This crap is being played! I couldn't even believe the words that I was listening to. As a mom, it infuriated me."
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of September 2016
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of September 2016 Oct 3, 2016 at 02:42pm
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now.  The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
20 Legendary Rapper Yearbook Photos
20 Legendary Rapper Yearbook Photos Sep 21, 2016 at 04:15pm
As cool as rappers may seem to you now, there was a time when your favorite spitter was in high school, and as dope as they may have seen themselves, we're certain that each one of them dealt with some serious haters. We're gonna take you on a tour of 20 rapper yearbook photos, an expansion of our previous list.
Tyler, The Creator & Vince Staples Show Love For Tyga
Tyler, The Creator & Vince Staples Show Love For Tyga Sep 14, 2016 at 12:23pm
Tyga occupies a unique space in hip hop, in which he is generally respected for his bars but doesn't seem get much respect as a person. Despite his fiery new release "Gucci Snakes," many questioned his signing with G.O.O.D. Music.
A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, & Vince Staples Among New Members Of Alexander Wang's #WangSquad
A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, & Vince Staples Among New Members Of Alexander Wang's #WangSquad Sep 6, 2016 at 03:19pm
Superdesigner Alexander Wang is currently in the process of gearing up for the release of his fall line. Tuesday afternoon he announced the newest additions to his #WangSquad with a series of Polaroids.: A$AP Ferg, Big Sean, Vince Staples, Tinashe, Metro Boomin, Skrillex, RL Grime, Kylie Jenner, Tyga, Zoe Kravitz, headline an assortment of artists, models, and other celebrities.
Behind The Beat: Flume
Behind The Beat: Flume Sep 2, 2016 at 09:15am
One day, many years before he became internationally known, Flume sat down at a computer with his friend Killian and started working on a song called “Hectic Sausage.” “What do you get if you take all the sausages in the world and put them together?” Killian asked at the song’s outset, his voice pitched down to the sub-baritone growl of Emperor Zurg. “The biggest damn sausage you ever seen.”
 Vote: Who Had The Best Project Of August 2016?
Vote: Who Had The Best Project Of August 2016? Sep 1, 2016 at 01:44pm
Summer is fast turning to autumn, vacation to school. Soon, the sun's oppressive reign will end and give way to increasingly temperate conditions. With August in the books, we look back at ten of the most notable hip hop and R&B albums and mixtapes of the month and ask our readers to decide which one they believe is the best. Pour one out for Noname's Telefone, which came out on July 31. Here are the ten:
Vince Staples' "Prima Donna" (Review)
Vince Staples' "Prima Donna" (Review) Aug 31, 2016 at 05:50pm
Vince Staples' music has always been jarring and arresting, but that's usually thanks to his voice and his words more than any of the instrumentals he chooses. Sure, 2014's "Blue Suede" is built around a synth line that sounds like an air-raid siren, but is that more hair-raising than hearing a 21-year-old rap the line, "Hope I outlive the red roses"?
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of August 2016
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of August 2016 Aug 31, 2016 at 11:20am
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now.  The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Vince Staples' "Prima Donna" EP Is Debuting On Beats 1 Radio Right Now [UPDATE: Stream The EP Now]
Vince Staples' "Prima Donna" EP Is Debuting On Beats 1 Radio Right Now [UPDATE: Stream The EP Now] Aug 25, 2016 at 12:52pm
The other week, Vince Staples announced the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut album, Summertime '06, with a new EP titled Prima Donna. The West Coast rapper wasn't letting fans wait too long for it either, announcing the EP's release date would follow just ten days after the project's announcement. He also revealed the artwork and tracklist at the same time.
Vince Staples Shares "Prima Donna" Release Date, Tracklist & Artwork
Vince Staples Shares "Prima Donna" Release Date, Tracklist & Artwork Aug 15, 2016 at 01:33pm
Vince Staples has announced that his Prima Donna EP, his first release since his groundbreaking debut album, last year's Summertime '06, will be out on August 26. He has also revealed the EP's 6-song tracklist as well as its cover artwork. The tracklist shows features from Kilo Kish, who appeared on two Summertime tracks, as well as A$AP Rocky, who will guest on the title track.  The newly unveiled cover art shows Vince's huge, ballooned head protruding from a normal-sized neck and body. 
5 Rappers Who Should Have Their Own Beats 1 Shows
5 Rappers Who Should Have Their Own Beats 1 Shows Aug 11, 2016 at 10:43am
With the announcement that Travis Scott will be getting his own show on Beats 1 Radio show, it's clear that Apple is not slowing down in handing out airtime to rappers. Travis joins artists like Drake, DJ Khaled, Pharrell, and eventually, Chance The Rapper (last we heard at least), on the network, and it's got us thinking about who else would be a good fit.
10 Rappers Turned Social Activists
10 Rappers Turned Social Activists Jul 11, 2016 at 04:44pm
Materialism and humanitarianism are often at odds in hip hop. Actavis and activism do not always go hand-in-hand. But hip hop is a world unto itself, and countless rappers have used their platform to fight for the underprivileged.
The 10 Best Hip Hop Protest Songs Since The Trayvon Martin Shooting
The 10 Best Hip Hop Protest Songs Since The Trayvon Martin Shooting Jul 8, 2016 at 03:57pm
It feels as though the never-ending cycle of violence in the United States is threatening to swallow the country whole. The unconscionable combination of the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile shootings within a 24-hour window this week has already sparked several protest songs in the realm of hip hop.