Yams Day 2016 Recap
The inaugural Yams Day got off to an inauspicious start, as a shortage of security guards led to a bottleneck at the entrance to Manhattan's Terminal 5, thus forcing thousands of eager fans to wait outside the venue for an hour or more, in a temperature that can only be described as cold-as-balls.
10 Essential Joey Bada$$ Tracks
As a 17-year-old just beginning to make waves in the rap game, Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott didn't have the same life as most kids his age. He wasn't thinking about graduating high school to attend a university or enter the work force. As a matter of fact, before he even graduated high school he had formed a collective with classmates that would come to be known as Pro Era.
Crew Love: Pro Era
Last week, Pro Era released the triumphant sequel to their debut mixtape, 2012's The Secc$ Tap.e.
Underrated Audio: September 28- October 4
This week, as per usual, we provide you with five records from the past seven days that caught our attention but may have been missed by you. Check out some upcoming talent from the likes of Vic Mensa and CJ Fly, peep a crazy remix from dead prez, and more in this week's Underrated Audio. Click through the images above, and let us know which underrated records you're feeling at the moment.
Joey Bada$$ & 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. While discussing the origins of the group, their influences, aspirations outside of hip hop and tour life, they also revealed that CJ would be releasing his debut project in May.