SXSW Music Festival

Vince Staples, 'Dopeman' (Live At SXSW 2016)

A bad guy's anthem told in whispered come-ons and puffed-chest threats, mixed with a little of Staples' trademark ability to cut down anybody his lyrics touch a notch or two. On stage at NPR Music's SXSW showcase, Staples turned the song into a loopy party starter sewn with the seeds of its own destruction.

Watch the entire set here, or check out individual songs in the set list below.

Set List

Producers: Saidah Blount, Mito Habe-Evans, Otis Hart; Technical Director: Josh Rogosin; Director: Mito Habe-Evans; Videographers: Nickolai Hammar, Katie Hayes Luke, Cameron Robert, A.J. Wilhelm, Lizzie Chen; Editor: Cameron Robert; Audio: Timothy Powell/Metro Mobile; Assistant Audio Engineer: Loretta Rae; Production Assistants: Erin Conlon, Nathan Gaar; Special Thanks: SXSW, Stubb's BBQ; Executive Producer: Anya Grundmann.

Support for NPR Music comes from Blue Microphone.

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