Vince Staples is a rapper from Los Angeles, California. He is best known for his featured verse on Earl Sweatshirt's "epaR" and more recently "Queenzbridge Zoo" for Knocksteady. His debut mixtape, "Shyne Coldchain Vol. 1", was released December 30, 2011 via Applebird. His second tape, "Winter In Prague" a collaboration with producer michael uzowuru, was released on October 15, 2012 via Datpiff.