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Watch Vince Staples Levitate Through His New Video, “Lift Me Up”

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Vince Staples‘ double-disc debut album, Summertime ’06, has slowly become essential listening for rap nerds everywhere, and his trolling of NBA players and 90’s rappers have added to his allure, be the attention negative or positive. Today he returns to the small screen to share a video for “Lift Me Up,” the first proper song […]

Vince Staples Goes In-Depth on Lyrics from ‘Summertime ’06’ with Rap Genius


After maintaining a steady upward trajectory within the underground rap sect, Def Jam‘s best kept secret, Vince Staples dropped a scorcher of a debut album with Summertime ’06. With ubiquitous high praise pouring in across the blogosphere, Staples took some time out to provide a first-hand break down of the album’s lyrics and concepts with the folks over at Genius. […]

Stream Vince Staples’ Debut Album, ‘Summertime ’06,’ Here

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Vince is ready for his close-up, a week early Off the strength of his lead single, the Future-sampling “Senorita,” and an elite run of mixtapes, Long Beach, Calfornia rep Vince Staples will be releasing his proper debut album, Summertime ’06, to the masses next Tuesday, but you can hear it a week early today. Staples […]