Vince Staples Says Friend’s Murder Inspired New EP, Freestyles

Def Jam artist Vince Staples is arguably one of the best young lyricists in the game right now. And on Sway in the Morning he showcases his skills, spitting bars off the dome over an instrumental of Missy Elliott’s “The Rain.”

Vince also talks about his upcoming EP, Hell Can Wait, and how it centers on the life transformation he experienced after losing his friend to gang-related gun violence at 15 years old. Peep both the freestyle and interview below.

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