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Vince Staples – Summertime ’06

Confounding. That’s how I describe Vince Staples after hearing his Microphone Check interview, reading a piece on him from Spin, and listening to his dĂ©but double-album, Summertime ’06. The young Long Beach, California rapper succeeds at defying my expectations  so often that I still haven’t fully wrapped my head around him and his music, even after trying for weeks.


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