Vincent Jamal Staples, professional famous as Vince Staples, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and rapper. He gained fame after becoming a prominent member of the famous hip hop trio called ‘Cutthroat Boyz’. The other two members of the group are Joey Fatts and Aston Matthews. He has signed a contract with Blacksmith Records and Motown Records. The rapper has also been a close associate of the American hip hop collective known as ‘Odd Future’. Originally, staples is from North Long Beach, California, United States.
He started his musical journey in 2008. Although he had to face critical times in the beginning, yet he remained confident and affirmed. Vince has worked with many music artists and labels. He signed deals with A.G., Def Jam Recordings, ARTium Records, Motown, and Blacksmith records. He has performed associated acts with famous celebrities such as Gorillaz, Christian Rich, Mac Miller, Cutthroat Boyz, Mike G, Michael Uzowuru, Kilo Kish, Earl Sweatshirt, No I.D., and Vera Blue. He has made an exclusive place in the world of music through his dedication and outstanding musical hits.
Staples surfaced in the music industry with his debut studio album ‘Summertime 06’. It was launched on Jun 30, 2015, via Def Jam Recordings, Blacksmith Records, and ARTium Recordings. It turned out to be a good commercial success and helped him earn critical acclaim from across the United States. He didn’t take too long to come up with his next musical creation. On Aug 26, 2016, he released his 2nd EP with caption ‘Prima Donna’. It included guest appearances from ASAP Rocky and Kilo Kish. Staples is also an amazing actor with spectacular acting abilities. He has worked in many prominent movies.
Who are Vince Staples’s Parents?
Vince opened his eyes on Jul 2, 1993, in Compton, California, United States. After spending a few years in her hometown, he alongside her mother moved to North Long Beach. The reason behind their migration was the increased crime rate in Compton and surrounding areas. Mother of the talented rapper didn’t want her little one to grow in a wicked environment. She always dreamt for the nice upbringing of her beloved son. Vince is very close to his beloved parents. He is the youngest of five children of his parents.
He went to Optimal Christian Academy and studied there from 4th to 8th grade. He enjoyed studying there and considered it an influential experience. He also attended high school in Atlanta and studied there for six months. One of his sisters lived in Atlanta with whom he spent time. He attended different schools throughout his educational life including, Kennedy High School, Jordan High School, and Mayfair High School.
Staples was interested in music at an early age. He always wanted to become a musician in the future. He chased his dreams and finally received a breakthrough opportunity. He listened to many rappers and musicians in his childhood. He has been involved in gang activities for some time at an early age.
Dijon Samo and Chuck Win discovered the hidden rap talent of Staples. He went to attend a trip to LA with LaVish. During this journey, he became friends with Earl Sweatshirt, Mike G, and Syd Tha Kyd. He made guest appearances on songs created by these music artists. After working for a while in the music industry, finally, he came up with his debut studio album ‘Summertime 06’. It was a double album launched through Blacksmith Records, ARTium Recordings, and Def Jam Recordings. He received critical acclaim for all the songs included in his debut album.
On Aug 26, 2016, he rolled out his extended play with the title ‘Prima Donna’. It was released via Def Jam Recordings and ARTium Recordings. It included some of the most exciting guest appearances from ASAP Rocky and Kilo Kish. It was a pleasurable experience for the American rapper. On Jun 23, 2017, Staples released his 2nd studio album titled ‘Big Fish Theory’ via Def Jam Recordings and Blacksmith Records. On Nov 2, 2018, Vince surfaced with his 3rd studio collection of songs titled ‘FM!’. All of his musical efforts came up with flying colors.
He also made recurring appearances in movies and television series. In 2015, he appeared in a comedy-drama titled ‘Dope’ as Dom’s crew member one. In 2016, he got featured in a short film titled ‘Prima Donna’. In 2017, he appeared in ‘Sprite. The next year in 2018, he lent his voice for the character of Vinz in the adult animated movie ‘MFKZ’. Recently in 2019, he worked in another hit movie titled ‘Gorillaz: Reject False Icons’.
In 2018, he voiced for Battle Rapper’s role in the ‘American Dad’. It was an American animated situation comedy produced by Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker, and Seth MacFarlane. He also worked as a voice-over artist in an animated TV series ‘Lazor Wulf’. He received the ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ in 2014.
Vince prefers following the straight edge lifestyle. He never used illicit drugs or alcohol ever. He prefers living a simple life and tries to avoid every kind of wicked activity. Currently, he resides in Southern California. He promoted Sprite brand through his official Twitter account. He has been busy in several philanthropist activities. The kind-hearted rapper always prefers working voluntarily for the betterment of people. In regards to his love life, he has been in an alleged relationship with Alyssa. Vince is neither engaged nor married. He doesn’t seem to get married in the next couple of years. He has not fathered any child from any secret relationships.
How much is Vince Staples’s Net Worth?
Staples has established himself as one of the most successful hip hop artists in the American entertainment industry. He worked day and night to make his musical creations popular among music enthusiasts. He launched back to back hit albums and extended plays. He also earned fame and money through his association with the musical trio. According to the latest figures, he is the owner of a $4 Million total net worth. He earned all this money from his career as a rapper and actor.