- Real Name: Vincent Jamal Staples
- Hometown: North Long Beach, California
- Label: Def Jam
Vince Staples, Snoh Aalegra, Adekunle Gold: Best of the Week
Vince Staples, Snoh Aalegra, Adekunle Gold, and more, all had the best new songs on Audiomack this week.
Clams Casino Interview: Lil B, A$AP Rocky, Vince Staples, “Cloud Rap”
The veteran producer has secured his legacy — but he isn’t against expansion.
Mac Miller and Vince Staples Grew Into Their Own on ‘Stolen Youth’
The artistic wunderkinds summoned the best of each other.
Soul Samples Bring Out the Best in Your Favorite Rappers
Rapping over a soul sample is the equivalent of lacing up a pair of sneakers and stepping onto a city court; you better bring your A-game.
Hip-Hop Headlines: Big Boi, DMX, Vince Staples & More
Introducing Morning Bars, all the latest hip-hop news in one place.
Vince Staples Loses Money on Tours to Increase Fan Experience
"It's like a push to the fans and stuff like that.
Vince Staples Questions Why GQ Didn't Speak with Other Sober Rap Artists
"They could have talked to J. Cole about not smoking, they could have talked to Kendrick about it."
Vince Staples Explains the Difference Between Albums & Mixtapes
According to record labels, anyway.
Future Stopped Drinking Lean But He Didn't Want to Tell Anyone
Future explains why he stopped drinking, but didn't want fans to know.
Vince Staples: "Reality Hurts, But So Does Addiction"
Vince Staples explains how his dangerous upbringing led to his sobriety.
10 Best Unexpected Collaborations of 2018 (Staff Picks)
Mariah Carey and Gunna, Young Thug and Elton John—our favorite unexpected but great collaborations of the year.
How the Album "Radio Skit" Memorializes Hip-Hop History
From The Wu-Tang Clan to Vince Staples, the radio skit has long held a special place in hip-hop history.
The Art of Emotional Tricks: From Vince Staples to SZA
Emotional tricks are a touch more striking because they are a touch more human.