Vince Staples Is the Present and Future of West Coast Rap—but in His Case, the Past Doesn’t Much Matter
Feb24

Vince Staples Is the Present and Future of West Coast Rap—but in His Case, the Past Doesn’t Much Matter

Vince Staples has a low tolerance for stupid. If nothing else penetrates the 22-year-old rapper’s quiet disdain for the process of answering press questions, that much he’ll make clear—especially if you bring up the minor controversy he stirred up online last year, when he dared to question the sanctity of ’90s hip-hop. His point—which he reiterates with the pointed enunciation of someone who’s sick of...

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