12 Songs, 36 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

“WE IN YEAR 3230 WIT IT,” Vince Staples tweeted of his second album. “THIS THE FUTURE.” In fact, he’s in multiple time zones here. Delivered in his fluent, poetic flow, the lyrical references reach back to 16th-century composer Louis Bourgeois, while “BagBak” captures the stark contrasts of Staples’ present (“I pray for new McLarens/Pray the police don’t come blow me down because of my complexion.”) With trap hi-hats sprayed across ’70s funk basslines (“745”) and Bon Iver fused into UK garage beats (“Crabs in a Bucket”), the future is as bold as it is bright.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

“WE IN YEAR 3230 WIT IT,” Vince Staples tweeted of his second album. “THIS THE FUTURE.” In fact, he’s in multiple time zones here. Delivered in his fluent, poetic flow, the lyrical references reach back to 16th-century composer Louis Bourgeois, while “BagBak” captures the stark contrasts of Staples’ present (“I pray for new McLarens/Pray the police don’t come blow me down because of my complexion.”) With trap hi-hats sprayed across ’70s funk basslines (“745”) and Bon Iver fused into UK garage beats (“Crabs in a Bucket”), the future is as bold as it is bright.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
260 Ratings
260 Ratings
nobody in general ,

Lit🔥🔥🔥🔥

I'm gonna be late night ballin to this!!!

CJManUfan ,

Vince Staples is Back!!!

Absolutely amazing songs so far, and he can do it without explicit lyrics. Beats are on point 🔥🔥🔥

Travis Scott's new slave ,

FLAMES

Production is incredible and Vince's flow is crazy. Yeah Right bumps HEAVY.

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