Watch Vince Staples Perform 'Blue Suede' At SXSW The rapper closed his set at our SXSW showcase with this standout track.

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

Vince Staples closed his set at NPR Music's SXSW showcase with this standout track from his 2014 EP Hell Can Wait, which he told NPR's Microphone Check last year was the song that helped him figure out his creative vision. The evening at Stubb's in Austin ended with Staples balancing on the barricade at the edge of the stage, held upright by fans.

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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