Vince Staples

Vince Staples



Vincent Jamal Staples (born July 2, 1993) is an American rapper from the Ramona Park area of North Long Beach, California.[2] He is a member of the hip hop trio Cutthroat Boyz alongside fellow Californian rappers Aston Matthews and Joey Fatts. Staples was once a close associate of Odd Future, in particular Mike G and Earl Sweatshirt. He is currently signed to Blacksmith Records, ARTium Recordings and Def Jam Recordings.

Staples rose to prominence with appearances on albums by Odd Future members and his collaborative mixtape titled Stolen Youth with Mac Miller, who produced the project. In October 2014, he released his debut EP Hell Can Wait, which included the singles "Hands Up" and "Blue Suede". His debut album, Summertime '06, was released on June 30, 2015, to critical acclaim. He was also featured as a part of the XXL 2015 Freshman Class.[3] His second album Big Fish Theory incorporates avant-garde, dance and electronic influences. It was released on June 23, 2017, to further acclaim from critics.



Big Fish Theory
Big Fish Theory is the second studio album by American rapper Vince Staples.
Rain Come Down
Rain Come Down is a song by musical artist Vince Staples, released on June 9, 2017.
Big Fish
"Big Fish" is a song recorded by American rapper Vince Staples for his second studio album, Big Fish Theory (2017).
BagBak is a song by musical artist Vince Staples, released on February 3, 2017.

Photos - Vince Staples251

Popular Albums6

Album Appearances & References50

Popular Songs12

Song Appearances & References6

Musical Group References1

Musical Groups2

Minor Film Appearances & References2


You May Also Be Interested In37

Awards & Nominations4

Collaborators & Influencers35

Other Music-Related Relationships5


Spotify - Albums & Singles24


Spotify - Appears On57


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts42

Festival BUE
Buenos Aires, Argentina
December 16, 2017
Enmore Theatre
Newtown, Australia
January 6, 2018
Forum Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
January 9, 2018
The Powerstation
Gladstone, Australia
January 13, 2018
PNE Forum
Vancouver, Canada
January 27, 2018
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Portland, US
January 28, 2018
The Armory
San Francisco, United States
January 29, 2018
San Francisco Armory
San Francisco, US
January 30, 2018
Convention Center
Sacramento, United States
January 31, 2018
Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
Sacramento, US
February 1, 2018
Valley View Casino
San Diego, United States
February 2, 2018
Valley View Casino Center
San Diego, US
February 3, 2018
Marquee Theatre
Tempe, US
February 4, 2018
1stBANK Center
Broomfield, United States
February 6, 2018
1st Bank Center
Broomfield, US
February 7, 2018
The Midland By Amc
Kansas City, US
February 8, 2018
The Bomb Factory
Dallas, US
February 9, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, United States
February 10, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, US
February 11, 2018
James L. Knight Center
Miami, United States
February 12, 2018
Hyatt Regency Miami
Miami, US
February 13, 2018
Central Florida Fairgrounds
Orlando, US
February 13, 2018
Liacouras Center
Philadelphia, United States
February 15, 2018
Liacouras Center
Philadelphia, US
February 16, 2018
Ricoh Coliseum
Toronto, Canada
February 17, 2018
Montreal, Canada
February 18, 2018
Montreal, Canada
February 19, 2018
Stage AE
Pittsburgh, United States
February 20, 2018
Stage AE
Pittsburgh, US
February 21, 2018
Main Street Armory
Rochester, US
February 22, 2018
Theater at MSG
New York, United States
February 23, 2018
The Theater at Madison Square Garden
New York, US
February 24, 2018
Washington, United States
February 25, 2018
The Anthem
Washington, US
February 26, 2018
Masonic Temple Theatre
Detroit, United States
February 27, 2018
Jack White Theater at The Masonic Temple
Detroit, US
February 28, 2018
Alliant Energy Center - Exhibit Hall
Madison, United States
March 1, 2018
Alliant Energy Center
Madison, US
March 2, 2018
Aragon Ballroom
Chicago, US
March 3, 2018
Eagle Ballroom
Milwaukee, United States
March 4, 2018
Eagles Ballroom
Milwaukee, US
March 5, 2018
Roskilde Festival
Roskilde, Denmark
July 4, 2018

News Articles7

Why Vince Staples is the Most Exciting Show in Rap Right Now
  –  November 1, 2017
In between tracks, he played the lovable braggart by asking if we knew who Vince Staples was and then answering his own ... to the fact that some fans and critics care less about a rapper’s music than the lifestyle and personal history surrounding ...
Vince Staples says Eminem’s Trump freestyle was “trash”
  –  October 14, 2017
Last night at the Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art for Pitchfork’s In Sight Out series, Vince Staples spoke, and when asked about Eminem’s recent anti-Trump, pro-Colin Kaepernick BET Awards freestyle, the rapper responded “it was trash” and ...
Vince Staples Addresses Eminem's Trump Freestyle (UPDATE)
  –  October 14, 2017
Pitchfork ran a story with a headline that read, "Vince Staples Calls Eminem's Trump Freestyle 'Trash'". The Long Beach rapper was quoted from an appearance for the publication in Chicago. They quoted him saying it was trash and that he could do better.
The 10 Best Vince Staples Songs
  –  November 8, 2017
Vince Staples tells it like it is ... removed from the context of his music. Choosing only ten songs from a catalog filled with countless gems was no easy feat, but we gave it our best shot. Read on to learn more about Vince’s finest work.
Why Vince Staples is the Most Exciting Show in Rap Right Now
  –  November 1, 2017
Later in the same interview, he shared the hope that his music will be relevant a century from now. While these two expressions seem incompatible, it’s this comfort with exploring tension that makes Vince Staples' set the most exciting show in rap right now.
Vince Staples Fuels 'Black Panther' Trailer
  –  October 22, 2017
and it arrives with an appropriately special piece of music. The eye-popping clip features an instrumental version of rapper Vince Staples' song, "BagBak." As the video progresses, the track evolves to incorporate parts from Gil Scott-Heron's politically ...
Vince Staples Criticizes Eminem’s Freestyle Against Trump As ‘Trash’ And Takes His Defense To Twitter
  –  October 14, 2017
Vince Staples wants to make it clear that his comments about Eminem ... The rapper responded on Twitter to a Pitchfork report about a statement he made during an event for the music site at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, claiming that he was ...


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