With You. Feat. Vince Staples "Ghost" Video
With You. Feat. Vince Staples
With You.—a production collective comprised of Major Lazer co-founder Switch, Rick Trainor and Daouda Leonard, recently linked up Vince Staples to shoot a new interactive video for their collab “Ghost.” Directed by Yung Jake’s creative collective Tig.ht, the video animates a night in the life of the ambitious partygoer which brings the song’s lyrics to life. Here’s what the crew With You. had to say about the crazy new video…
Kali Uchis Feat. Vince Staples & Steve Lacy "Only Girl" Video
Kali Uchis Feat. Vince Staples
After releasing her new single, with a stellar line-up of The Internet's Steve Lacy, Vince Staples and Kaytranada production, back in April, Kali Uchis returns today with an official music.
Joey Fatts Feat. Vince Staples "Farrakhan " Video
Joey Fatts Feat. Vince Staples
Last month, Long Beach friends and collaborators Joey Fatts and Vince Staples teamed up for "Farrakhan," a politically-charged joint off Fatts' I'll Call You Tomorrow mixtape. They also wrote the "Farrakhan" music video together, which Fatts has dropped off today.
Vince Staples Reviews Chains From Kanye West, Gucci Mane & Jay Z
GQ has realized that Vince Staples has a valuable opinion on just about anything, so they've been having the rapper do style reviews in various segments. The most recent installment in this series sees Vince looking at jewelry, or more specifically, rapper's chains. Joined by Jewelry designer and expert, Jason of Beverly Hills, Vince shares his opinion on iconic and infamous chains, such as Kanye's gigantic Horus piece, Migos' QC necklaces, Waka Flocka's fozzy bear design, and of course, T-Pain's "BIG ASS CHAIN".
Tyler, The Creator Interviews Vince Staples
Tyler, The Creator Feat. Vince Staples
Tyler, The Creator's Golf Radio show featured guest Vince Staples recently, and found the two discussing hip-hop and arts in general over the span of a 30-minute conversation. Right now there is only a short video clip available of their interview, but you can stream a rip of the audio in full below.
Vince Staples "Lift Me Up" Video
Between Vince Staples' controversial opinions on the '90s and witty NBA Twitter commentary, it's sometimes easy to forget that he's an actual rapper responsible for one of the best hip hop albums of 2015.
Vince Staples Explains Gang Misconceptions On Highly Questionable
Known for his controversial, trollish, and often insightful opinions, Vince Staples made a guest appearance on ESPN's Highly Questionable yesterday to promote his Circa '06 tour. Speaking with Bomani Jones and Dan Le Batard, Staples discussed his upbringing, specifically his years as a member of a gang.
Vince Staples Gets "Political" With CNN
Vince Staples has become a unique voice in the young hip-hop community. He's one of Rap (and NBA) Twitter's top trolls, but oftentimes, he provides insightful commentary on rap music, social issues, and the nexus between the two. Due to his intriguing viewpoint, the 22-year-old Long Beach rapper has been invited by CNN to "get political," as the latest focus of the news outlet's ongoing video series.
Vince Staples Reviews GQ's Men Of The Year
Give Vince Staples his own talk show already. Outside of releasing one of the strongest rap projects of the year, Vince has been proving his comedic ability through his incredible Twitter account and highly quotable interviews. The Long Beach rapper's latest contribution to the world of comedy is a segment for GQ. The two and a half minute clip finds Staples riffing on the magazines various Man Of The Year honorees, including Michael Jordan, Tom Cruise, Forrest Gump, and that guy no one knows the name of.
Vince Staples Rates Other Rappers' Fashion Sense
Vince Staples continues to make his bid for Funniest Rapper Alive (duking it out with such contemporaries as 50 Cent, Tyler, the Creator, and Action Bronson), as GQ brought him in to share his opinion on hip hop fashion over the years. Operating on a 1-10 scale, Staples judges outfits worn by Future, Drake, NWA, Busta Rhymes, Wu-Tang Clan, and various others.
Vince Staples & Jhene Aiko Perform "Lemme Know" For Jimmy Fallon
Vince Staples Feat. Jhene Aiko
Long Beach rapper Vince Staples blessed Jimmy Fallon's stage last night for a late night TV performance of a Summertime '06 cut. The Def Jam signee brought along his labelmate, Jhene Aiko, to perform "Lemme Know." The two were also backed by The Roots, resulting in a stellar performance. Aiko has been pretty absent from our lives, so we'll take her appearances where we can get them.
Eddie Huang Kicks It With Cam’ron, Vince Staples, & DJ Prince Paul
We are living in the golden age of branded content. This time around, Scion links up with funny man Eddie Huang ("I love stretch marks on cars, and thighs"), as he drives a freshly waxed Scion iA around Los Angeles to pick up Cam’ron, Vince Staples, Prince Paul, and a host of other musicians. Together they continue to whip around the city, discussing Dipset’s beginnings, rat tails on Tinder, and the meaning of life along the way.
Vince Staples "Fire In The Booth" Freestyle
Like so many rappers before him, Vince Staples stopped by Charlie Sloth's BBC Radio 1 show to spit a freestyle for his "Fire in the Booth" segment. The gregarious Sloth throws him the icy AF instrumental from Chinx's "I'm A Cokeboy" followed by a couple lesser beats. Vince doesn't miss a beat and gets real intimate with the mic.
Vince Staples "Norf Norf" Video
Vince Staples continues to rep northside Long Beach with his new video for "Norf Norf" off the excellent Summertime '06. The video features Staples and his boys getting cuffed and put it in the back of a cop car that reads "A tradition of service" on the side. He heads to the station where he's pushed around and given a stern yelling before heading to his jail cell. But keeps his chin up, rapping the whole time and letting them know how he really feels.
Vince Staples Freestyles On Tim Westwood
Vince Staples just released one of the year's most vital albums, Summertime '06, and this week, he was in the UK in support of the project. His trip led him to Tim Westwood's studios, where he laid down a freestyle for the UK hip hop guru's YouTube channel. Watch his display of bars above.
XXL Freshmen Roundtable: OG Maco, Vince Staples & GoldLink
OG Maco, Vince Staples & GoldLink
After successfully unveiling all the individual freestyles and the group cyphers for this year's crop of XXL Freshmen, XXL is now continuing the video content with their roundtable discussions. For today's roundtable conversation, we hear from three Freshmen: OG Maco, Vince Staples and GoldLink.
Vince Staples "Obey Your Thirst" Documentary
Vince Staples just dropped his debut album, Summertime 06, to rave reviews, and he's now the latest subject of Sprite's "Obey Your Thirst documentary. The series has been rounding the bases when it comes to different perspectives in rap, starting with the current hottest rapper in the game, Drake, moving to one of the genre's most important figures, Nas, and now highlighting a newcomer with serious potential.
Vince Staples "Obey Your Thirst" Documentary (Trailer)
We've already heard from the biggest rapper in the game (Drake), and one of the genre's most respected OGs (Nas), now it's time to hear from one of hip-hop's most promising young talents. The subject of Sprite's next documentary short is Vince Staples, who just released his debut (double) LP to rave reviews this month.
Vince Staples Performs "Senorita" & "Lift Me Up" On Jimmy Kimmel
Vince Staples made the brief journey up the 110 from Long Beach to Hollywood Wednesday night to take the stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live. He performed Summertime '06 lead single "Senorita" and then closed with an abridged version of "Lift Me Up," both of which sound great live, a testament to their bangin'-ness in the lower frequencies as well as Staples' impressive stage presence.
XXL Freshmen Cypher Pt. 2: GoldLink, OG Maco & Vince Staples
GoldLink, OG Maco & Vince Staples
Here goes the second XXL Freshmen cypher of the batch. Yesterday we were treated to Raury, Tink, K Camp and Kidd Kidd's cypher, and today we get the pairing of GoldLink, OG Maco and Vince Staples. The trio are backed by a more mellow, synth-laden beat as they each take a stab at the mic, starting with GoldLink's jumpy flow. Who had your favorite bars of this bunch?