Love will tear us apart. Nov 30th, 2005 was the beginning of the loss. The following summer multiplied it. Beaten paths, crowded with the hopeless. Same song every day, listening to the words of a dead man destroyed by his own mind and body. Why? Because at the end of the day we’re all dead anyway. At least where I come from. Love tore us all apart. Love for self, love for separation, love for the little we all had, love for each other, where we came from. Jabari, Chris, Shard, Tom, Richy, Tyson, Tony, Shelly, Phil, Marcel, Brandon, Steve, Jaron, Tay. Too many to name, too much to forget. Some lost to prison, some lost to Forest Lawn, some turned snitch. Some still here but it will never be the same. Bandanas, Stealing Levis and Nike Sb’s. Derringers and Sidekicks. Its crazy how little you notice and how greatly those things impact. Summer of 2006, the beginning of the end of everything I though I knew. Youth was stolen from my city that Summer and Im left alone to tell the story. This might not make sense but that's because none of it does, we're stuck. Love tore us all apart. Summertime ’06, June 30th.
As expected, the features for Vince Staples‘s Summertime ’06 dropped soon after the final tracklist. It’s clear he’s very confident. In addition to being a double album (an heavy load for a studio debut), Staples has left it almost completely devoid of big name features. Jhene Aiko and Future (“Señorita”) are the biggest stars you’re find here.
Guests include British crooner Daley, his cousin Joey Fatts and Brooklyn-based songstress Kilo Kish. Check out the full tracklist below. Summertime ’06 still drops June 30.
“Ramona Park Legend pt. 1″
“Lift Me Up”
“Birds & Bees” feat. Daley
“Lemme Know” feat. Jhené Aiko & DJ Dahi
“Dopeman” feat. Joey Fatts & Kilo Kish
“Jump Off The Roof” feat. Snoh Aalegra
“Ramona Park Legend pt. 2”
“Surf” feat. Kilo Kish
“Might Be Wrong” feat. Haneef Talib aka GeNNo & eeeeeeee
“Get Paid” feat. Desi Mo
“Hang N’ Bang” feat. A$ton Matthews
“Like It Is”
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