Vince Staples is officially set to release his fourth studio album this July, celebrating the announcement with the brand new single “Law of Averages.”
The upcoming record is produced by Kenny Beats and marks the artist’s first full-length release since 2018’s FM!. Vince Staples will hear the artist explore both his upbringing in Long Beach and his own psyche while he “learns to cope with his yesterdays and strides toward new tomorrows, picking others up along the way.” In a statement, Staples shared, “It really gives much more information about me that wasn’t out there before. That’s why I went with that title. I feel like I’ve been trying to tell the same story. As you go on in life, your point of view changes. This is another take on myself that I might not have had before.”
“I’m a mind more than I am an entertainer to a lot of people,” he added. “I appreciate that my fanbase is willing to go on this ride with me. I’m ready to diversify what we’re doing and see how we affect the world.”
The announcement lands with the release of the lead single, “Law of Averages.” It arrives with an accompanying music video, directed by Kid. Studio, and is set in Staples’ area of. Long Beach. “The cinematic visual features imagery that embodies black joy and highlights the beauty within the fringes,” a statement reads.
Watch the “Law of Averages” music video above. Vince Staples drops July 9.