Vince Staples: Ramona Park Broke My Heart review

Staples has always been an accomplished storyteller, and here he leans into his past experience to create something that feels personal, unromanticised

News / 25.06.21

Vince Staples is releasing a graphic novel

“‘Limbo Beach’ is the story of lost children fighting to regain their stolen youth”

News / 16.04.18

Vince Staples calls R Kelly a “child molester” at Coachella

The North Long Beach rapper didn’t hold back

Vince Staples dazzles in the shadows at London show

Half way through Vince Staple’s sold out show at the O2 forum in Kentish Town,…

Zonal The bug

Selections: The Bug

The Bug’s Kevin Martin turns in Hip-Hop Narcotic Vol.1, a 16-track hip-hop playlist featuring Public Enemy, Mobb Deep, Vince Staples and more

Big Fish Theory review

Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory

This might be the most intriguing, innovative and barrier-busting release Def Jam has given us in what feels like too long.

News / 26.06.17

Vince Staples sampled an Amy Winehouse interview on ‘Big Fish Theory’

An audio clip used in the ‘Amy’ documentary can be heard at the beginning of ‘Alyssa Interlude’

News / 23.06.17

Listen to Vince Staples’ huge collaboration with Kendrick Lamar and SOPHIE

Yeah Right also features vocals from model and actress Hari Nef, producer Flume and Kučka

News / 18.05.17

Vince Staples drops new video and track Big Fish, reveals album release date

The speculation is over

News / 08.05.17

Gorillaz’s Demon Dayz Festival announce Vince Staples, Danny Brown and more

The line-up for the one-day event at Dreamland Margate has been revealed today (8 May)

News / 26.04.17

Solange, Vince Staples, Car Seat Headrest and more announced for Lowlands Festival 2017

28 acts have been added to the bill for the three-day festival in Netherlands

News / 04.01.17

John Cale talks Vince Staples, Chance The Rapper and Earl Sweatshirt

John Cale shared his thoughts on current hip-hop. Speaking to Savages’ Jehnny Beth on her…

News / 17.08.16

See Vince Staples review Olympic athletes

Vince Staples has reviewed several Olympic athletes including Tom Daley for his new series Vince…

Blood Orange – Freetown Sound

The hype surrounding Devonté Hynes’ timely release of Freetown Sound, under his Blood Orange moniker,…

Freetown Sound

We pick apart the references that make Freetown Sound one of the most complex and political listens of the year so far

News / 21.01.16

Primavera Sound announce 2016 line-up

LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead and more announced for Primavera Sound 2016 Primavera Sound Festival is set to return…

Vince Staples

Staples’ energy as a performer has people beaming as they bop their heads and crash into each other when each track drops

Vince Staples:
a Wise Head on Young Shoulders

Vince Staples speaks to us about police brutality, album sales and growing up

Earl Sweatshirt:
Taking Flight

An interview with Odd Future’s prodigious and prodigal Earl Sweatshirt


Øya festival announces new wave of acts

Norway’s Øya festival have announced a new wave of acts for the event, which takes…

Playlists / 06.05.15

May Playlist

At first, this playlist feels like a dreamy summer soundtrack. With woozy, laid-back material from the…