Music News & Reviews

Music News & Reviews

Vince Staples a mass of seeming contradictions

Hip-hop star Vince Staples' new single, "BagBak," has sharp electronic production, clearly influenced by dance music and contemporary DJs, which he hasn't shown much of in breakthrough albums such as 2015's "Summertime '06" and last year's "Prima Donna" EP. But Staples says the sound is of a piece with his earlier work, including "Blue Suede" and "Like It Is."

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Blake Shelton rocks Save Mart Center in 2014

Watch some of country star Blake Shelton's concert from Sept. 11, 2014, at Save Mart Center in Fresno.
Craig Kohlruss ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Blake Shelton rocks Save Mart Center in 2014 1:44

Blake Shelton rocks Save Mart Center in 2014

Fresno native plays Mario Kart with Twenty One Pilots 1:09

Fresno native plays Mario Kart with Twenty One Pilots

Fans line up waiting for Twenty One Pilots 0:51

Fans line up waiting for Twenty One Pilots

Artist You Should Know: Mariachi singer and musician Omar Nare 1:37

Artist You Should Know: Mariachi singer and musician Omar Nare