Vince Staples

Vince Staples on viral 'Norf Norf Rant' video: 'No person needs to be attacked'

Vince Staples has spoken out about the “Norf Norf Rant” video that went viral this week and shows a mother slamming Staples’ hit track “Norf Norf” through tears. She made the video after hearing the song on the radio with her daughter, and cries while reciting the lyrics.

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Vince Staples announces new EP, Prima Donna

Vince Staples is already back. Most musicians would need a little bit of break time after releasing a project as epic as Staples’ double-disc debut album Summertime ‘06, but a little more than a year later, the charismatic California rapper has already announced new music. Staples’ next EP, Prima Donna, will be dropping Aug. 26. Staples tweeted out the cover art, a bobble-headed portrait of himself, on Monday. 

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Vince Staples backs program to support North Long Beach Youth

California rapper Vince Staples announced his participation Tuesday in a YMCA program that will benefit young people in his hometown of North Long Beach. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, the Youth Institute in North Long Beach will teach filmmaking, graphic design, music production, 3D printing, and product design to 20 eighth and ninth graders at Hamilton Middle School.

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8 music videos that the MTV VMA nominations totally snubbed

MTV announced this year’s Video Music Awards nominees Tuesday morning, but there were inevitably some stand-out clips missing from the list ranging. Where were accolades for Kanye West’s heartfelt “Only One” and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You,” which starred Tom Hanks by the way? Here are the videos EW hereby declares snubbed.

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