Video: Vince Staples – “Fire”

 |  October 15, 2014

Vince Staples winning streak continues as he drops the visuals for his Hell Can Wait cut “Fire”. In the video Staples finds himself situated in a church and during confession repeating (to whomever is listening) that he is going to hell. Peep the vid after the jump and do yourself a favor and check out his Hell Can Wait EP right here.

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The wait is over as the young Long Beach emcee Vince Staples drops his new project, the Hell Can Wait EP on Def Jam. The EP comes a few months after he dropped the first single “Blue Suede” and a exactly a month removed from dropping “Hands Up”. Hell Can Wait features seven original tracks and may be streamed after the jump. Something tells us you’ll be bumping this one in the whip.

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock you already know young Vince Staples is one of the best new emcees out right now, easily. He’s a true spitter. And as if we didn’t 100% already know this, Vince Staples went and snapped all over Missy Elliott’s “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” for five minutes on Sway in the Morning. Off the top too, mind you. Go ahead and watch the video because this kid deserves the recognition; respect. After the jump.

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Both Vince Staples and Jay Electronica gave Common a helping hand during his AAHH! festival performance over the weekend and today Common delivers a remix of “Kingdom” featuring the two rappers. The original, which appears on Common’s excellent Nobody’s Smiling album, gets a nice boost of energy from the youthful Vince Staples and a solid verse from Jay Electronica. The track is said to be performed live at the BET Hip-Hop Awards on Oct. 14th during a tribute to the late Mike Brown. After the jump.

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It’s safe to say hip-hop isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. And thankfully it doesn’t have to as there is plenty of talent out there to carry the game for years to come. In addition, there’s always a slew of new talent cropping up in the scene. Be it due to hard work or going viral, dozens of fresh rappers are gaining exposure every year. Peep our list of the 10 rappers you probably don’t know about in 2014, but will soon be seeing everywhere.

Honorable Mentions: Sulaiman (Hook, Line, and Sinker), Cavalier (The Offering), Rast RFC (Across West 3rd Street), Antwon (Heavy Hearted in Doldrums), Jimmy Johnson (In God We Trust), GoldLink (The God Complex), Robb Bank$ (Tha City).

Check out the full list after the jump.

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The rapper formerly known as Common Sense is no longer common. He’s on his dime album, recruits young upstarts like Vince Staples to keep him “real,” and gets burn on the late night circuit like he’s a Roots member. Check the video of his performance last night after the jump.
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A$ton Matthews releases his much anticipated A$ton 3:16 project, which includes features from Joey Fatts, Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg, Flatbush ZOMBiES, and more. Tracklist and stream after the jump. Read More

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