When Vince Staples isn’t instigating fights between artists and music critics, the Long Beach rapper is preparing to roll out new music, specifically the full-length follow-up to his 2015 studio debut Summertime ’06, titled Big Fish Theory.
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After making a splash on his recent Life Aquatic Tour, the Def Jam rapper seems ready to roll out something special. Over the weekend, he posted an Instagram photo of a large fish in a small fishbowl with the caption “5.19.17 12AM.”
So far, the only single from the album is “Bagbak,” which was released in early February. His last project, the Prima Donna EP, dropped in 2016.
During an interview with Complex, Staples gave insight into Big Fish Theory‘s themes.
“It encompasses things [like] being larger than life in a smaller world, so to say,” Staples said. “[And] how rappers are perceived and perceive themselves.”
Check out his Instagram post above as we wait.