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Vince Staples' new Netflix show is an offbeat look at life, Los Angeles, and fame

Vince Staples performs with Flume onstage at the Coachella Stage during the 2022 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in Indio, California.
Vince Staples performs with Flume onstage at the Coachella Stage during the 2022 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in Indio, California.

Vince Staples has been in the game for a while.

And if you’ve been following his career – the Vince Staples you know and love might look different from the Vince Staples of today.

There’s the underground rapper, thechart-toppingrapper, and finally, the actor.

All those versions of himself come together in a new Netflix series: “The Vince Staples Show.”It’sa fictionalized account of his life – a comedic and sometimes dark look at hip-hopculture, life in Los Angeles, and the trappings of fame.

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Arfie Ghedi

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