UPDATE #5: Vince Staples’ Summertime ’06 is now available to stream via Spotify.
Summertime ’06 singles “Senorita” and “Get Paid” had already been available on the platform.
The 20-track album was originally imagined as a one-disc project, but was expanded into a double album.
The Summertime ’06 stream is below.
(The first edition of this article was published May 5, 2015. That information is as follows.)
Vince Staples dropped his “Señorita” single yesterday (May 4). Today (May 5), he announced Summertime ’06, his forthcoming album, which is slated for a June 30 release.
The follow up to Hell Can Wait is being executive-produced by No I.D.
It’s also being released under the producer’s label, ARTium, in conjunction with Blacksmith/Def Jam Recordings.
Vince Staples says that Summertime ’06 presents an examination of himself and his family.
“Ain’t nothing realer than the truth,” the Long Beach, California rapper said in a press release from Def Jam Recordings. “Ain’t nothing better than the truth, like I really did all that. I really seen all that. I really been around that my whole life.”
You can take a tour of his Long Beach, California neighborhood in a video published by Complex.
For more on Vince Staples, watch the following DX Daily:
(May 5, 2015)
UPDATE: The cover art of Vince Staples’ Summertime ’06 has been released.
It is as follows:
(June 1, 2015)
UPDATE: Vince Staples tweeted what appears to be the tracklist for his forthcoming Summertime ’06 album today (June 2).
The tracklist is as follows, as is the Long Beach, California rapper’s tweet:
- Ramona Park Legend Pt. 1
- Lift Me Up
- Norf Norf
- Birds & Bees
- Lemme Know
- Jump Off The Roof
(June 2, 2015)
UPDATE #3: Vince Staples tweeted yesterday (June 6) what appears to be the tracklist for second disc of his forthcoming Summertime ’06 album.
It is as follows:
- Ramona Park Legend Pt 2
- Might Be Wrong
- Get Paid
- Street Punks
- Hang N Bang
- Coldest N*gga Breathing
- Like It Is
(June 7, 2015)
UPDATE #4: Vince Staples’ Summertime ’06 album is available to stream below, via NPR.