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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vince Staples

The former member of the hip hop trio Cutthroat Boyz, Vince Staples was born as Vincent Staples on 2nd July 1993 in Long Beach, California. He was introduced to music by his cousin, Campbell Emerson. He is currently signed to Blacksmith Records, ARTium Recordings and Def Jam Recordings. He rose to prominence with appearances on albums by Odd Future members and his collaborative mixtape titled “Stolen Youth” with Mac Miller, who produced the project. He toured as a supporting act on Mac Miller’s The Space Migration Tour in 2013. He was also featured as part of XXL Magazine 2015 Freshmen Class. There is no doubt that the 23-years-old California rapper is definitely a rising star.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Vince Staples
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vince Staples

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the California rapper, Vince Staples:

1. Vince Staples was born as Vincent Staples on 2nd July 1993 in Northside, Long Beach, California.

2. He was introduced to music by his cousin, Campbell Emerson.

3. He was formally part of the hip hop trio Cutthroat Boyz, alongside Joey Fatts and Aston Matthews.

4. He toured as a supporting act on Mac Miller’s The Space Migration Tour in 2013.

5. He rose to prominence with appearances on albums by Odd Future members and his collaborative mixtape titled “Stolen Youth” with Mac Miller, who produced the project.

6. He has collaborated with prominent artists like A$AP Rocky, Common, Future and Mac Miller to name a few.

7. After making three appearances on Earl Sweatshirts’s debut studio album, he later signed a record deal contract with Def Jam Recordings.

8. He was also featured as part of XXL Magazine 2015 Freshmen Class.

9. On February 2016, he was announced as part of the line up for the 2016 Osheaga Music Festival.

10. On June 2016, he announced his assistance in a YMCA program that will benefit young people in North Long Beach.

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