Joey B News

 
  • 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.$$, but he's still making sure to put on for his crew. In honour of his 200,000th folllower on twitter, Joey announced that Pro Era's Summer Knights EP will be dropping June 12th.
  • Cover of Hear Album Snippets For Statik Selektah's Upcoming "Extended Play" Project
    Statik Selektah has blessed us with an extensive preview of his upcoming Extended Play album, which is slated to drop on June 18th.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era Discuss Origins, Influences And Debut CJ Fly Project
    Pro Era members Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, Nyck Caution, Dessy Hinds, Kirk Knight and A La $ole recently caught up with DJ Hyphen and J. Moore for an interview on Seattle's KUBE 93 Sunday Night Sound Session.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Says He Won't Perform At "Under The Influence" Tour If Billed Below Trinidad Jame$ [Update: Joey Deletes Tweets, Admits Remarks Were "Childish"]
    This weekend the "Under The Influence" tour was announced. The tour sports an all-star cast of rappers, including Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, B.o.B., and more. While most were excited when reading the list of acts on the poster, Joey Bada$$-- who is also set to perform on the tour-- was not one of them. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Announces Debut Album Title, Capital STEEZ Mixtape
    Joey Bada$$ has been hard at work on his debut album, but we had yet to hear any details on the title or when it was to be released. The NY rapper has taken to twitter to break that silence and announce that his album will be titled B4.DA.$$, and will be available this fall. 
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Speaks On Boston Manhunt For Bombing Suspect
    Currently there's a massive manhunt in Boston for one of the two suspects identified by the police as responsible for the recent bombing at the Boston Marathon.
  • Cover of Talking To Dizzy Wright &  DJ Hoppa On "Maintain"
    Dizzy Wright was recently crowned a 2013 XXL Freshmen (by the people's vote, nonetheless), which is sure to make his stock in the rap game rise.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: April 1-7
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era Speak On "Beast Coast" Tour
    Joey Bada$$ and the Pro Era crew have taken New York rap by storm, and plan to continue their take-over with their "Beast Coast" tour. The crew recently chopped it up with Good Fella Media, and discussed the upcoming tour and the Beast Coast movement as a whole.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: Feb. 23 - Mar. 1
    "Lyrics bleed from my mind state / Elevate my mind and watch it rise like the crime rate."–Logic, Walk On By There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Named Creative Director Of Ecko Clothing
     Following the footsteps of other big name artists, Joey Bada$$ is now the latest to be in control of a notable clothing line with Ecko Unltd.Joey spoke of the position unintentionally in a recent interview with Fuse TV while at the Ecko headquarters in New York City.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Reveals He's Not Working On Second LP Yet, Praises Joey Bada$$
    Kendrick Lamar is definitely a 'quality over quantity' rapper. Since releasing his debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, to critical acclaim, the rapper has quieted down on the music front, although still doing shows and interviews.
  • Cover of Joey Bada$$ Speaks On Staying Independent & Acting Ambitions
    Joey Bada$$ may be the next big thing coming out of New York, praised for bringing back a classic NY sound. Even so, he's not capitilizing on his fame just yet.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: February 19-26
    It seems like good music has been slow lately. Although we're still being bombarded with content on the daily, it seems like you have to wade through a lot to find the gems.
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