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  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: April 24
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Lashes Out At XXL Over Article Title
    Joey Bada$$ is known to get a bit sensitive when he feels his message isn't being conveyed properly, whether that be via different media outlets or through interviews. The New York native often takes to Twitter to express what he thinks about such-and-such, today's example being an article posted by XXL.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says You Can Expect "Pure Greatness" On "B4.Da.$$"
    It seems to be a slow process for Joey Bada$$' debut album B4.Da.$$. We first received the album title basically a year ago. Since then, we haven't received very much in the way of updates.
  • Cover of Review: Pro Era's "The Secc$ Tap.e 2"
    This tape has been something that Pro Era fans have no doubt been waiting patiently for after their last releases were back in 2012.
  • Cover of Crew Love: Pro Era
    Last week, Pro Era released the triumphant sequel to their debut mixtape, 2012's The Secc$ Tap.e.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Weighs In On The Grammy's Kendrick Lamar Vs. Macklemore Debate
    Yesterday it was revealed that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis almost didn't make it into the rap categories at the Grammys because they've been too successful aka mainstream aka pop this past year.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces Pro Era Mixtape Title & Release Date
    Pro Era dropped a pretty big mixtape back in 2012, and they're looking to follow it up at the top of 2014. Joey Bada$$ shared a new track from the collective this afternoon, along with the announcement of a brand new project.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Reveals Features For "Tetsuo & Youth," Praises Joey Bada$$
    Lupe Fiasco has been in the news for some bizarre reasons this year-- from getting a tomato thrown at him, to writing a mystery novel on Twitter, so it's always good to hear some updates about his music.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Arrested In St. Louis [Update: Details Emerge, Joey & Ab Were Released]
    After their performance in St. Louis Monday night for The Smokers Club Tour, Ab-Soul, Joey Badas$$, and a few members of the Pro Era crew were arrested.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter, TDE's BET Cypher
    Yesterday we brought you our interview with Soulo Ho3 from the Smokers Club tour, and today we're returning with our brief conversation with Joey Bada$$, a fellow headliner on the tour. 
  • Cover of Win Tickets To "The Smokers Club Tour" And See Joey Bada$$ and Ab Soul!
    THE RULES ARE SIMPLE: 1) Follow HotNewHipHop on Facebook + Twitter Follow @hotnewhiphop // 2) Enter the comment below: "HotNewHipHop, send me to Smokers Club in CITY NAME!"
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces "Summer Knights" EP - Tracklist & Features Revealed
    Following the release of the visuals to "Hilary $wank" today, Joey Bada$$ is announcing a followup EP to his Summer Knights mixtape. 
  • Cover of 15 ‪Hottest Mixtapes Of The Summer 2013
    Now that the new scholastic year is upon us, the doors of summer have officially closed and it's back to reality. As such, we've decided to look back on some of the projects that helped define the warmer months of 2013, if only to prolong those chiller times for a moment. 
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 23-29
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Headline "The Smoker's Club" Tour
    Ab-Soul and Joey Bada$$ are joining forces for a co-headlining tour. "The Smoker's Club" tour will make its way across North America, and include plenty of guests including The Underachievers, Chevy Woods, Pro Era, Cashius Green and more! You can catch the show this fall. View the full list of dates below.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Responds To Joe Budden's "Control" Diss
    Joey Bada$$ has been known to be pretty vocal on Twitter, so when Joe Budden threw a jab at him in his new "Control" freestyle, a response was expected.
  • Cover of Rock The Bells 2013 Lineup Announced [Update: Joey Bada$$, A$AP Mob, Logic & More Added To Lineup]
  • Cover of Episode 2 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Ty$, Joey Bada$$ & More
    Last week we gave you your first glimpse behind-the-scenes of the "Under The Influence" tour, and we've got even more exclusive footage for you in episode 2!
  • Cover of Review: Joey Bada$$'s "Summer Knights"
    In February of 2012, Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$ and Capital STEEZ dropped the visuals for their collaboration “Survival Tactics,” which quickly went viral.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says It Will Take 3 Million For A Major Label To Sign Him
     After publicly speaking about passing on Jay-Z's Roc Nation imprint, Joey Badass revealed that it would take three million dollars for him to sign on the dotted line for a major label. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Calls Out Pitchfork For Blocking His Video From His Channel & "Summer Knights" Tracklist
    Joey Bada$$ is gearing up to release a new anticipated mixtape, Summer Knights, on Monday, July 1st. The rapper already revealed the cover art, as well as dropped a few leaks off it, which has only drummed up more anticipation.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg & More Explain Which Rap Trends They Would Like To See Die
    HNHH served as sponsors for the Festival Village stage at this year's Summer Jam XX, and as a result we got to hang out with some of the artists and ask them questions.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Reveals "Summer Knights" Artwork [Update: Project Pushed Back]
    Joey Bada$$ has been hinting about the Summer Knights project for some time now, and the release has been changing slightly each time he's spoken about it.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Reveals What's On His iPod & Talks "Summer Knights" Mixtape
    Our interview footage from the recent HOT 97 Summer Jam continues today, with none other than Beast Coast rapper Joey Bada$$. The New York native took the stage at the Festival Village this year, a momentous event in the young rapper's rising career.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces Release Date For Pro Era's "Summer Knights" EP [Update: Joey Reveals It's A Full-Length Project]
    Joey Bada$$ may be readying his debut album B4.DA.$$, but he's still making sure to put on for his crew. In honour of his 200,000th folllower on twitter, Joey announced that Pro Era's Summer Knights EP will be dropping June 12th.
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