Vince Staples Takes Center Stage in New Netflix Comedy Series
Vince Staples, the Long Beach rapper known for his sharp lyrics and unique style, takes his talents to the small screen with a five-episode Netflix series.
"The Vince Staples Show" Premieres Feb. 15 on Netflix
In September 2022, rumors started circulating that Vince Staples was set to star in a Netflix series loosely based on his life. Fast forward to today, and we now have an exciting trailer that gives us a sneak peek into what's in store.
The trailer hints at a series filled with wild adventures. From trying to get bailed out of jail to encountering amusement park mascots and dodging bullets from a mysterious shooter, Vince Staples' life is anything but ordinary. He even shares lemon-pepper wings with none other than Rick Ross and finds himself amid cookout dramas. And if that's not enough, he gets recognized by a bank robber who starts singing his hit song "Magic" in front of hostages.
A Star-Studded Cast and Behind-the-Scenes Talent
"The Vince Staples Show" is not just about Vince Staples; it features a talented cast that adds depth to the narrative. Vanessa Bell Calloway and Andrea Ellsworth are part of the recurring cast, while Naté Jones, Arturo Castro, Scott MacArthur, Bryan Greenberg, and Myles Bullock make guest appearances.
Behind the scenes, the series boasts an impressive lineup of executive producers, including Kenya Barris, Ian Edelman, Maurice Williams, and Corey Smyth. Edelman and Williams are also being billed as co-creators of the show alongside Vince Staples.
From Rapper to Actor: Vince Staples' Versatility Shines
Fans of Vince Staples know him for his musical catalog, but he's been steadily making a name for himself in the world of acting, too. He played a supporting role in the 2023 remake of "White Men Can't Jump," alongside his recurring character Maurice in ABC's hit sitcom "Abbott Elementary."
As Netflix continues expanding its diverse and engaging content catalog, "The Vince Staples Show" promises to be a standout addition.