Vince Staples Was Charmingly Apathetic During His Reddit AMA

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Vince Staples performs onstage during FYF Fest 2016 at Los Angeles Sports Arena on Aug. 27, 2016 in Los Angeles. 

Nowadays, artists frequently do Reddit AMAs to promote an upcoming project. Recent examples include Japandroids, who know a thing or two about Migos, and Grizzly Bear, whose levity is a stark contrast from their actual music. Vince Staples doesn’t do Talking Heads covers, nor is he in a band with two Chrisses. He’s sarcastic, laconic, and -- whether it’s for comedic effect or no -- blunt. For his Reddit AMA Tuesday afternoon (June 13), Vince was still Vince.

Staples’ sophomore full-length Big Fish Theory is out in less than two weeks -- June 23 -- and he still can’t quite muster up manufactured glee for the Redditors. Instead, he delivered bon mots and non-replies that were no more than 10 words. Let it be known that Vince Staples is the Kevin Durant of Reddit AMAs: detestable to some, respectable to most, but unquestionably efficient.

Check the highlights on Spin and the full AMA here

This article was originally published on Spin

 


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