VINCE STAPLES – GET THE FUCK OFF MY DICK

On Thursday this week, Vince Staples set up a GoFundMe campaign in response to criticism of his music and his stage shows in a bid to raise $2m to ensure his early retirement, effective immediately; “You’ll never hear from me again.  No songs, no interviews”. Failure to donate, then, amounts to acceptance: “Get off my…

TOP DAWG ENT – BLACK PANTHER OST

Marvel’s new film Black Panther premiered in venues around the world last night, followed swiftly by its soundtrack – officially titled ‘Black Panther the Album (Music From and Inspired By)’.  Curated by West Coast label Top Dawg Entertainment, the album features appearances from Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Vince Staples, Travis Scott, The Weeknd and…

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2017

2017 was the year that the world celebrated such triumphs as NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson spending a record-breaking 665 cumulative days in orbit, as well as Salt Bae exhibiting the most majestic seasoning technique known to man.  We also saw the inaugural Fyre Festival fail in spectacular style, and said goodbye to musicians such as…

VINCE STAPLES – BIG FISH THEORY

“We making future music,” announced Vince Staples in the run-up to ‘Big Fish Theory’’s release. “This is my Afro-futurism.”  Such claims, as well as a debut [‘Summertime ’06‘] that fused accute political commentary with vivid story-telling that extrapolated from the situation in his native Long Beach, left him with a lot to live up to.…

VINCE STAPLES – RAIN COME DOWN

Having recently unveiled ‘Big Fish‘, the first offering from upcoming album ‘Big Fish Theory’ [June 23], Vince Staples gives us another taste of what’s to come with new track ‘Rain Come Down’.  The decidedly Dancehall-influenced track features vocals from Ty Dolla $ign, and will sit alongside ‘Big Fish’ and February’s ‘BagBak’ on his second full length…

VINCE STAPLES – BIG FISH

Having absolutely floored us with his ‘Prima Donna’ EP and its accompanying short film towards the end of last Summer, Vince Staples reveals details of a new album alongside a new track ‘Big Fish’.  The new album ‘Big Fish Theory is set for a June 23 via Def Jam/ARTium, but no official tracklisting has surfaced as yet.  We…

VINCE STAPLES – BAGBAK

Before he heads out on ‘The Life Aquatic Tour’ with Kilo Kish later this month, Vince Staples drops off ‘BagBak’.  Save for this feature on GTA’s ‘Little Bit Of This‘, the new track is his first since last Summer’s superb ‘Prima Donna‘ EP.  Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to download via iTunes.