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Kicks. Game. Proper: The Source Magazine’s #Power30 Sneaker Guide

This article is an extended version of a feature originally published in The Source Magazine “Power 30” Issue #274   KICKS. GAME. PROPER. The Hottest Releases From the Holiday 2018 Season That You Can Still Cop for Spring 2019 Creative: Keenan Higgins Photography: Patrick Neree Photography Assistant: Shawn Crawford This past winter we got hit with something […]

Vince Staples Announces ‘Smile, You’re on Camera Tour’

If you were looking to catch Vince Staples on tour soon, you are in luck. The Long Beach emcee is scheduled to take over the country between February to April in 2019 with his Smile, You’re on Camera Tour. The tour will also bring Buddy and JPEGMAFIA to cities across the nation. The tour will […]

[WATCH] Vince Staples Pays Tribute To Mac Miller: The Good Ones Always Die

Two days after the confirmation of rap star Mac Miller’s untimely death was from an apparent drug overdose, Vince Staples has paid tribute to Mac Miller, saying, “The good ones always die.” Miller was found dead at his San Fernando Valley home on September 7. Earlier this week, his cause of death was confirmed to […]

A Tribe Called Quest Releases Their Final Visual ‘The Space Program’

Three months ago, A Tribe Called Quest released their final music video, “The Space Program.” However, the late March visual accompaniment to 2016’s We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service album was only available to some platform subscribers. Now, the incredible farewell video (dedicated to the late Phife Dawg) from the group is […]

Coachella Weekend One To Stream Live On Youtube

By Jasmine Johnson YouTube will be will live streaming the music festival for the eighth year with festivities kicking off April 13 and ending 15. Weekend two will run April 20-22. The lineup features Beyoncé, Post Malone, The Weeknd, Vince Staples and many more. Only Weekend one will be available for streaming on YouTube. Viewers […]

Vince Staples Announces New Tour Dates For March

Vince Staples rarely engages on social media without an update or news for his loyal fan base. Late Monday night, the Bay Area rapper announced on Twitter and Instagram that he has added six tour dates to his current tour that are all scheduled for next month. For his Midwest and West Coast fans, this is […]

Vince Staples Calls Eminem’s Trump Cypher “Trash”

Words by Megan Ambers Many people, celebrities and fans applauded Eminem for his Cypher on the BET Hip-Hop Awards last Sunday. All except for a few, one of them being rapper Vince Staples. Saturday (October 14) during his talk for Pitchfork’s In Sight Out series at the Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Staples shared his […]

Watch Vince Staples Perform “Love Can Be…” On Jimmy Fallon

Vince Staples performed “Love Can Be…” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, and he surely did the track justice. This song appears as the fourth track on Vince’s freshly released album, Big Fish Theory. The incredibly dope yet intense performance kicks off with Damon Albarn’s face flashing on the screen behind Vince, […]

Vince Staples and Sprite Partner for ‘Rain Come Down’ Video

Rapper Vince Staples has a long history with classic thirst quencher, Sprite, starting from being merely a fan of the brand to becoming a brand ambassador. Staples, having just released his sophomore album Big Fish Theory, was given the honor of being one of six artists to have their song lyrics cover cans of Sprite worldwide. This relationship […]

Vince Staples Big Fish Theory – Big Fish in a Big Pond

This week’s New Music Friday brought us the sophomore album from Long Beach native Vince Staples titled Big Fish Theory. The album had been teased for months, with singles “BagBak,” “Big Fish,” and the Ty Dolla $ign-assisted “Rain Come Down.” Today he gave it all to us and this album may shape up to be dark horse for […]

New Music Fridays: DJ Khaled & Vince Staples | Source News Flash

Today in Source News Flash: DJ Khaled‘s highly anticipated Grateful album is finally here! Available to stream or listen on The Source  now. Also in music releases, Vince Staples dropped his sophomore album Big Fish Theory. Young Thug is under fire from beauty brand CoverGirl for using “Easy, Breezy” slogan in his violent promo video. A rep for the makeup company said […]

Vince Staples Shares “Rain Come Down” f/ Ty Dolla $ign

We got a fresh track from Vince Staples in the house. It’s been happening a lot on Staples’ end for a few month now, as the Long Beach rapper preps for a release of his forthcoming project Big Fish Theory. So far we heard his tracks “Big Fish” and “BagBak” and now Vince got a whole […]

Vince Staples Freestyles His Thoughts on Black Lives Matter with Funkmaster Flex

Vince Staples stepped into the HOT 97 studios with Funkmaster Flex and hit him with a freestyle weighing in on the Black Lives Matter movement. A medley of topics flowed into the bars of the Norf Side, Long Beach-bred rapper: white privilege, gentrification, the lack of black-owned businesses, poor education, police brutality, and more. With […]

What To Look Forward To At This Years FYF Fest

Recently, the popularity of American music festivals has grown exponentially. Over the past six summers, star studded line ups that would rival ’69 Woodstock have surfaced bringing forth some of the most unimaginable concert experiences ever. Bands that called it quits decades ago have come together in reunion. Titans across genres have performed side by side. Legends […]

Check Out This Hilarious Rio Olympics Review By Vince Staples

Vince Staples has reviewed everything from NBA style to rappers’ chains, to even the GQ “Men of the Year.” Now the Long Beach rapper is back with yet another hilarious critique for GQ’s ongoing series Vince Staples Reviews Every F*cking Thing. This time the rapper is discussing the Rio Olympics. Vince lets us know what he thinks table […]

Vince Staples Announces ‘Prima Donna’ EP, Dropping This Month

Since the release of his debut album, the two-disc Summertime ’06, Vince Staples has become somewhat of a rap obsession. The Long Beach emcee has engrossed fans of the boom-bap generation and the hipster nests with his say-less-mean-more approach, minimal chorus-work and gritty tales of street and gang life, all while appearing immune to the […]