California Rapper Vince Staples Explains Why He Doesn’t “F*ck With” Kobe Bryant (VIDEO)


(AllHipHop News) It was a tough season for Los Angeles Laker great Kobe Bryant. The injured 17 time NBA All-Star had to watch from the sidelines as his team limped to a 21-61 record – the fourth worse record in the league. To make it worse, crosstown rivals The Clippers are on the verge of advancing to the Western Conference Finals.

Even in a down year, the Lakers and Kobe still have a strong fanbase, but Long Beach rapper Vince Staples is one California resident not in support of the former MVP. The Def Jam recording artist did an interview with 92.3 where he revealed why he is not a Kobe fan.

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“It’s not that I don’t like him. It’s just that I don’t f*ck with certain things that Kobe does,” said Vince.

The creator of 2014’s critically acclaimed Hell Can Wait EP goes on to add that his mother paid for him to attend the Kobe Bryant Camp as a child. After Kobe briefly addressed the kids one day, the camp goers never saw him again.

“We were there for a week waiting for Kobe to pop back up,” Vince stated. “And he pushed my DJ down in the tunnel after they lost against the Spurs in 1999.”

Vince is set to release his debut album Summertime ’06 on June 30. The Odd Future affiliate and Mac Miller collaborator has already dropped the LP’s single “Señorita.”

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Watch Vince Staples’ interview and the video for “Señorita” below.