Vince Staples Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Vincent Jamal Staples

Nick Name

Vince

Vince Staples at NXNE 2015
Vince Staples at NXNE 2015

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Compton, California, United States

Residence

Orange County, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

From fourth to eighth grade, Vince was enrolled at the Optimal Christian Academy. For six months, he studied at an Atlanta based high school.

After moving back to Southern California, he studied at the Jordan High School in Long Beach. Over the years, Vince switched many schools in California including Mayfair High School in Lakewood, Esperanza High School in Anaheim, and Kennedy High School.

He also went for homeschooling by enrolling at the Opportunity High School.

Occupation

Rapper

Family

  • Father – His father was arrested on Christmas’s eve.
  • Mother – Eloise Staples
  • Siblings – Vince has 3 older sisters and an older brother.

Manager

Vince Staples is managed by Blacksmith.

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Blacksmith Records, Def Jam Recordings, ARTium Recordings, A.G.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Vince has kept his private life firmly away from the public eye.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Gap in front teeth
  • Short-trimmed hairdo

Brand Endorsements

Vince Staples has appeared in the TV commercials for –

Religion

Vince Staples religious views aren’t known.

Best Known For

  • Having collaborated with rapper Mac Miller (who has used his production pseudonym Larry Fisherman for the project) for the mixtape, Stolen Youth, which was highly acclaimed by critics.
  • Working with popular rappers such as Earl Sweatshirt, Kilo Kish, and Gorillaz.

First Album

In June 2015, Vince released his debut studio album, Summertime ’06, which managed to debut at no. 39 on the Billboard 200 charts.

First Film

In 2015, Vince made his first theatrical film appearance in a minor role in the dark comedy, Dope.

First TV Show

In 2014, he made his TV show debut on the talk show, GGN: Snoop Dogg’s Double G News Network.

Personal Trainer

The rapper follows a simple straight-edge lifestyle. He abstains from drinking alcohol and drugs.

Vince Staples Favorite Things

  • Songwriters  Portishead, Sam Cooke, André 3000, Depeche Mode, Nena, Scarface, Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, Lil Boosie, and Daft Punk
  • Music Artists – Amy Winehouse, Beth Gibbons, and Lauryn Hill
  • Video Game – Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Pair of Jeans – Levi’s Vintage Clothing 606
  • Gadget – MacBook Pro, Shure MV51 Condenser Microphone, Apple iPad Pro, Bang & Olufsen H8 Noise Cancelling headphones
  • Apparel – Champion Hoodies
  • Shoes – Converse All-Star 70s sneakers
  • Writers – S.E. Hilton, James Joyce
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Vince Staples Facts

  1. The rapper was raised in Long Beach, California due to the high crime rates in Compton.
  2. While he was studying in high school, his mother sent him to Atlanta to live with his sister as she was concerned about his involvement with the local gangs.
  3. Vince was involved with local gangs during his teenage years.
  4. Unlike other rappers, Vince does not own flashy cars and instead uses Uber and public transport to reach his shows.
  5. Dijon Samo, Chuck Wun, and Campbell Emerson first discovered Vince’s rapping talent.
  6. He credits Toronto-based music producer Hagler for helping find his sound. At that time, they were working on his single, Blue Suede.
  7. After his single Norf Norf was severely criticized by an unidentified Christian woman for its nonsensical and crap content, Vince himself stepped up in her defense and said she has every right to voice her opinion.
  8. Vince Staples is a member of Cutthroat Boyz, a hip-hop band along with Aston Matthews and Joey Fatts.
  9. In June 2016, Vince announced his collaboration with YMCA program to benefit youth in North Long Beach. As part of the program, 20 Grade 8 and 9 students at Hamilton Middle School were taught 3D printing, graphic design, music production, product design, and filmmaking.
  10. Visit his official website @ vincestaples.com.
  11. Connect with the rapper on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube VEVO, SoundCloud, and Tumblr.

Featured Image via TSE Daniel / The Come Up Show / Flickr / CC BY 4.0

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