Vince Staples

Vince Staples
News & Features

Def Jam
2016-02-02-vince-staples-music-videos

Inside the Unflinching Reality of Vince Staples’ Videos

Videos have always been a medium that allow rappers to manifest their exaggerated lifestyles, where the rhymes of luxurious belongings are... Read More
Posted 4 days ago by Yoh
2015-12-15-vince-staples-kendrick-comparisons

Vince Staples Says He’s Compared to Kendrick Lamar Because “We’re Black, From the Ghetto”

Vince Staples is a quote machine.  On Tuesday, MTV Hip-Hop released a sit-down interview with Staples, during which MTV News... Read More
Posted one month ago by DJ Z
2015-12-03-vince-staples-interesting-2015

Vince Staples, the Most Interesting Rapper of 2015

I remember when Vince Staples was just beginning to enter the blogosphere. It wasn’t that long ago when he was considered the kid from... Read More
Posted 2 months ago by Yoh
2015-12-02-vince-staples-prepared-to-quit-rap

Vince Staples Asserts He’s Prepared to Quit Rap

Vince Staples' rap career is just getting started, but if a recent interview is any indication, the Long Beach MC appears to already be... Read More
Posted 2 months ago by Jake Krez
2015-11-11-vince-staples-albums-singles

Vince Staples on Why He Focuses on Making Albums, Not Hit Singles

It’s one of the consistent conversations in hip-hop and popular music at large: the single vs. the album. As album sales continue to dip and... Read More
Posted about 3 months ago by Jake Krez
2015-10-27-vince-staples-gang-life-interview

Vince Staples Admits He Joined A Gang “Because I Wanted to Kill People”

Take anything in America that has happened with any sort of regularity over the last 50 years and you can probably find a pretty well-steeled... Read More
Posted 3 months ago by Jake Krez
2015-10-09-vince-staples-funny

A Guide to the Funniest Rapper Alive, Vince Staples

Most rappers are surprisingly boring. All the charm and energy that appears on the records we adore are lost when they leave the booth or stage.... Read More
Posted about 4 months ago by Yoh
2015-09-08-lowkey-best-songs-of-the-year

The Low Key Best Songs of 2015

It's September, which means the end of the year is now vaguely visible in the distance, which means that for the .0001% of the world... Read More
Posted about 5 months ago by Nathan S.
07-07-2015-vince-staples-summertime-06-album-sales

Vince Staples’ “Summertime 06” Album Sold Under 5K Copies…or Not

As you undoubtedly know if you follow DJBooth, Vince Staples released his major label debut album last week. Entitled Summertime '06 and... Read More
Posted 7 months ago by Brendan V