Vince Staples is simply days away from the discharge of his self-titled album, sharing its newest single, “Are You With That?” to not solely construct buzz for the challenge however to additionally showcase his intriguing inventive development. Normally identified for pairing his fatalistic lyrics with doom-ridden, menacing soundscapes, Vince takes a unique tack with “Are You With That?,” hum-rapping a reflective meditation on the Pyrrhic selections that always face of us who develop up the best way he did over an upbeat, virtually nostalgic tune that belies the paranoid material.
Vince defined the stylistic change as much as Apple Music’s Zane Lowe as he premiered the brand new music, admitting, “I used to be simply having numerous conversations with lots of people round me… and folks at all times say, ‘Oh, you used to at all times say these tales and this and that, and I don’t discover a lot about these particular issues. Why don’t you place it into the music?’ And it’ll be stuff that has been in songs for years. After which I spotted the backdrop wasn’t proper for sure issues I used to be saying or vice versa. I really feel like [Vince Staples] is form of very descriptive and distinct… it’s not a bunch of glory tales or issues like that, I assume it’s simply extra private.”
Hearken to “Are You With That?” above. Take a look at Vince’s earlier Vince Staples single “Legislation Of Averages” right here.
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