VINCE STAPLES – LIFT ME UP [VIDEO]

Vince Staples releases a new set of visuals for ‘Summertime ’06‘ stand-out, ‘Lift Me Up’.  In the very literal interpretation of the track, Staples rises up from the ground in his home town of Long Beach, California, as if lifted by some unseen force.  Stream the video below via YouTube, check out one of our favourite…

VINCE STAPLES – NORF NORF

Vince Staples’ ‘Summertime ’06‘ stand-out ‘Norf Norf’ was initially released with a simple accompanying visual, but now that the album is out he’s taken things up a gear.  The new video begins with Staples sat in the back of a police car, and follows his story as his arrest is processed by the police.  The black and white visual…

VINCE STAPLES – SUMMERTIME ’06

Vince Staples’ debut album ‘Summertime ’06’ is finally here.  Released on Def Jam, the double-sided album features singles ‘Senorita‘, ‘Get Paid‘ and ‘Norf Norf‘.  With its artwork a clever re-working of Joy Division’s classic ‘Unknown Pleasures’ cover, the album’s title represents the time a thirteen year old Vince Staples lost his innocence.  ‘Summertime ’06’ also…

VINCE STAPLES – NORF NORF

Vince Staples’ upcoming album ‘Summertime ’06’ was recently made available to stream via NPR, and it’s full release date [June 30] is tantalisingly close.  To that effect, Vinny Stapes releases a new track entitled ‘Norf Norf’, which sees the Long Beach MC emotively deliver bars in his excellently-crafted, socially-aware style.  The accompanying is simple; a still…

VINCE STAPLES – GET PAID

New track ‘Get Paid’ is the first track from Vince Staples’ upcoming debut album [June 30] we’ve heard since the incendiary video for ‘Señorita‘.  ‘Get Paid’ features vocalist/MC Desi Mo, and is a lot more low key than the previous track.  It does, however, deal with Staples struggle and frustration at his surroundings with his…

VINCE STAPLES – SEÑORITA

Vince Staples’ new video for ‘Señorita’ appears to be set around the house pictured on the cover of his ‘Hell Can Wait‘ EP.  The revelation that this suburban house is situated inside the grounds of a prison is just the first of a whole host of layers.  We won’t spoil the ending for you, but between…