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First Watch: Tunji Ige, 'War'

The Philly rapper continues to set himself apart visually — this time, with a surrealist twist.

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Anderson .Paak, 'Am I Wrong' (Live)

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Watch the California singer, rapper and drummer perform live for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Vince Staples, 'Blue Suede' (Live At SXSW 2016)

The rapper closed his set at our SXSW showcase with this standout track.

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SXSW Music Festival

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

"Texas, can I ask you a question: Do you guys know how to go crazy or what?"

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

Staples brought his tale of Northside bravado to Austin.

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SXSW Music Festival

Vince Staples, 'Jump Off The Roof' (Live At SXSW 2016)

This parable of self-destruction took on a frantic energy on stage at Stubb's.

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SXSW Music Festival

Vince Staples, 'Hands Up' (Live At SXSW 2016)

The Black Panther-inspired song also served as an edict for the audience.

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Vince Staples, '3230' (Live At SXSW 2016)

The bounciest Staples beat imaginable had the Stubb's crowd hyped.

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Vince Staples, 'C.N.B.' (Live At SXSW 2016)

This song from Summertime '06 sounded like both a wound and a warning.

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Vince Staples, 'Hang N' Bang' (Live At SXSW 2016)

An ode to summer days where nothing to do means potential for plenty of trouble.