Long Beach rapper and FADER cover star Vince Staples has proven his impressive freestyle skills during his appearances on Sway in the Morning and Real Late with Rosenberg. Recently, Staples headed back to the Hot97 studio to guest on Funkmaster Flex's show and spit on RZA's beat for Raekwon's "Ice Cream."
In the video clip, Staples is standing and hunched over the microphone as he goes in for 3 minutes straight. During the lengthy freestyle, Staples references his previous mental health issues (Used to have depression, used to have a couple mood swings) and shouts out M.I.A. (Every night on my knees I pray/My next girl look like M.I.A.). The rapper also provides his take on the Black Lives Matter movement and makes an impassioned plea to his community:
If my black lives matter motherfucker stop killing/ If my black lives matter motherfucker stop snitching/ If my black lives matter motherfucker start business in your hood/ Instead of letting fucking Starbucks in it/ If my black lives matter then respect our women/ If my black lives matter don't neglect our children/ If my black lives matter, if the police take my shit/ With a pistol, don't march, go kill 'em.