In the typical tortoise meets hare scenario, it’s always fare to beware of the unassuming. In this case, the Rap game – one that’s so consumed by appearance and social status – is the hare. Meanwhile, the proverbial tortoise is rapper Vince Staples.
There’s a higher level of thoughtfulness in West Coast newcomer Vince Staple’s approach to emceeing. That can be heard on his Scoop DeVille produced cut, “Nate,” which he delivered a visual for today.
Eyes have been on Def Jam’s Long Beach acquisition, Vince Staples, since he pulled a Cappadonna on “Winter Warz” on numerous guest verses on Earl Sweatshirt’s Doris LP. If you agree, the young MC has an audible treat in the form of his Shyne Coldchain Vol. 2 mixtape.