Joey Bada$$ News

Joey Badass Tells J. Cole & Kanye West That He Still Has The Best "Waves" Ever
Joey Badass Tells J. Cole & Kanye West That He Still Has The Best "Waves" Ever Dec 2, 2016 at 04:03pm
Rap fans are currently going crazy over J. Cole's new song and video, "False Prophets," which was part of his "Eyez" documentary that premiered on Tidal last night. The song comes with the smooth and clever lyricism that Cole is loved for, but more importantly, it focuses on a rap hero experiencing a fall from grace. The lyrics seem to point to one emcee in particular: Kanye West.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of November 2016
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of November 2016 Nov 30, 2016 at 10:13am
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now.  The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Joey Badass Gives Update On Upcoming “AABA” Album; Says It’s Dropping Early 2017
Joey Badass Gives Update On Upcoming “AABA” Album; Says It’s Dropping Early 2017 Nov 8, 2016 at 10:07pm
A few weeks ago, Joey Bada$$ revealed that his upcoming album, AABA, was 90% done, but it appears that extra 10% is taking a little longer than expected. On Tuesday afternoon, Joey gave fans another update on the album, and revealed that it won’t be arriving til atleast 2017. He also revealed that the album was originally supposed to be dropping today anyways, but he wanted to make it perfect.
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of October 2016
The Best Hip Hop Songs (On Spotify) Of October 2016 Nov 3, 2016 at 12:23pm
Earlier this year, HNHH launched a Spotify playlist called FIRE EMOJI: The Hottest Hip Hop Songs Right Now.  The playlist is updated on a daily basis. It lives on Spotify and thus is inherently imperfect, because not all super-hot hip hop songs have been added to Spotify. Still, the playlist is generally representative of the best new releases in hip hop and R&B.
Joey Bada$$ Says "A.A.B.A." Album Is "90% Complete"
Joey Bada$$ Says "A.A.B.A." Album Is "90% Complete" Oct 26, 2016 at 01:19pm
Joey Bada$$ has been sharing some new music lately, and it looks they're leading up to the release of his sophomore album. Joey has been teasing the hashtag, AABA, on Twitter on Instagram, which appears to be the title of his upcoming LP."I have the most synchronized occurrences on the planet... I'm convinced. Since 2012. #aaba coming soon," he wrote on Twitter, before giving fans an update on the album's status on Instagram yesterday. "When tour's almost over and the album's 90% complete. #AABA."
Travis Scott, Young Thug, Joey Bada$$ To Perform At HOT 97's Holiday Concert
Travis Scott, Young Thug, Joey Bada$$ To Perform At HOT 97's Holiday Concert Oct 10, 2016 at 09:35am
HOT 97 has announced the initial lineup for its annual "Hot For The Holidays!" concert, scheduled to go down at Newark's Prudential Center on Saturday, December 3rd. This year's show will feature Travis Scott, Young Thug, Joey Bada$$, Jidenna, Kehlani and more to be announced. A promising start as the station aims to atone for this year's Summer Jam debacle.
Behind The Beat: Kirk Knight
Behind The Beat: Kirk Knight Oct 7, 2016 at 12:48pm
"In 2016, instrumentals are more important than rap. Producers be doing a lot," says 20-year-old Pro Era member Kirk Knight, who both raps and produces. But his heart really lies in the latter craft. Though he considers production to be the prime component of today's trending sounds -- "rap that makes you feel yourself" -- he's always had a special admiration for what a producer can bring to a song, pointing out that Jay Z couldn't have made the song cry without Just Blaze. 
McDonald's Has Responded To Kanye West's Weird McDonald's Poem
McDonald's Has Responded To Kanye West's Weird McDonald's Poem Aug 23, 2016 at 11:02am
Frank Ocean’s Boys Don’t Cry magazine isn’t in the hands of too many people yet, but that didn’t stop a somewhat odd poem about anthropomorphized McDonald’s menu items penned by Kanye West from surfacing online. Frank Ocean grabbing headlines with over 200,000 projected first week sales didn't hurt either.
Joey Badass' Cousin Terrell Henry Shot and Killed In Brooklyn
Joey Badass' Cousin Terrell Henry Shot and Killed In Brooklyn Aug 12, 2016 at 07:52pm
Terrell Henry, a 22-year-old student at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, was shot and killed last night outside of a bodega in Brooklyn. At around 1AM (Aug. 12), Terrell, his twin brother Derrell, and a friend were walking home from a party when he decided to stop at a deli at Covert St. near Wilson Ave. in Bushwick to buy an iced tea.
Joey Bada$$ Speaks On His Role In "Mr. Robot'
Joey Bada$$ Speaks On His Role In "Mr. Robot' Jul 13, 2016 at 04:29pm
Although Nyck Caution recently revealed to us that he's also had a passion for acting, and expressed a desire to pursue it once his rap career takes off, his Pro Era comrade Joey Bada$$ is already there. Joey has begun tackling TV, with a role in the drama "Mr.
Raury's RAURFEST 2016 Will Host Joey Bada$$, Kirk Knight, Lion Babe & More
Raury's RAURFEST 2016 Will Host Joey Bada$$, Kirk Knight, Lion Babe & More Jun 12, 2016 at 12:04am
It's been a while since Raury last dropped off new music, but in case you were wondering how he's been holding up, the eclectic 20-year-old already has his own festival, RAURFEST, which is now in its third year. And this year's festival, taking place on Saturday, July 2, is absolutely free.  This year's headliners are Joey Bada$$ and, of course, Raury himself. Also on the lineup is another Pro Era member in Kirk Knight as well as Kilo Kish and the duo known as Lion Babe. More acts will be announced soon. 
Joey Bada$$ Suggests The NYPD Cancelled His Irving Plaza Show
Joey Bada$$ Suggests The NYPD Cancelled His Irving Plaza Show Jun 1, 2016 at 04:25pm
It has only been about a week since the shooting which killed 1, injured 4 and landed Troy Ave in jail took place at T.I.'s Irving Plaza show, and the incident may have affected Joey Bada$$' event at the venue. According to Joey, the show has been cancelled, something he credited to the NYPD, before deleting the tweet. Shortly thereafter, he tweeted out the location of an alternative event going on today at 4PM.
Steez Day Line-Up Includes Pro Era, ASAP Mob, Danny Brown & More
Steez Day Line-Up Includes Pro Era, ASAP Mob, Danny Brown & More May 19, 2016 at 11:18am
The other week, Joey Bada$$ revealed that the annual Steez Day, a music festival honoring his late Pro Era member Capital Steez, would be relocating from Brooklyn to L.A. this year. We didn't have the line-up at that time, but with tickets going on sale tomorrow at Noon, Joey has just unveiled the artists this morning.
These Hip Hop Artists Are "On The Way To Legend" According To Talib Kweli
These Hip Hop Artists Are "On The Way To Legend" According To Talib Kweli May 18, 2016 at 11:24am
Talib Kweli can usually be found debating, arguing, or flat out beefing with his Twitter followers. On Tuesday, he responded to a tweet that suggested that there are no one today matches the artistry of golden era greats like Rakim and A Tribe Called Quest. “I disagree,” Kweli wrote. “RTJ, Joey Badass, Kendrick, Cole, Rapsody, Anderson Paak Chance, all great on the way to legend.”
Pro Era's Steez Day Festival Is Moving To The West Coast This Year
Pro Era's Steez Day Festival Is Moving To The West Coast This Year May 11, 2016 at 12:08pm
Despite being a New Yorker to the core, Joey Bada$$ is heading west for a less muggy climate. Specifically, he’s moving his Steez Day Festival, which debuted at Central Park’s Summer Stage in 2015, to the west coast. The inaugural Steez Day Festival featured Pro Era, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers, Smoke DZA, A$AP Ferg and more, all gathering for the purpose of raising money for Steez’s family.
Joey Bada$$ Says He Wants Pro Era To Be As Big As Supreme
Joey Bada$$ Says He Wants Pro Era To Be As Big As Supreme Apr 25, 2016 at 03:10pm
While out at Coachella, Joey Bada$$ got a very important fashion co-sign by appearing in the pages of storied fashion magazine Vogue. The interview covered a range of topics, but centered on his crew Pro Era and their aspirations in the streetwear game.
Best Photos From Coachella Weekend 1
Best Photos From Coachella Weekend 1 Apr 18, 2016 at 06:04pm
One down, one to go. The first half of Coachella is now over with, and weekend #2 is gonna have to bring a helluva lot of surprises if it wishes to live up to this past weekend. As has been the case in recent years, hip-hop has already been a major part of the lineup. Fans who stormed the grounds to see A$AP Rocky's headlining show were treated to superstar cameos from ScHoolboy Q and Kanye West. The first weekend has already showcased some of Cali's best talent, including YG, Vince Staples, and Anderson.
Live Stream Coachella 2016 To See A$AP Rocky, Ice Cube, & More
Live Stream Coachella 2016 To See A$AP Rocky, Ice Cube, & More Apr 15, 2016 at 03:36pm
Week one of Coachella has arrived, but if you’re reading this you most likely are not among those lucky enough attend the California festival. Don’t worry, we’re in the same boat here at HNHH and we’ve got exactly what you need to help (or perhaps worsen) your crippling FOMO. A live stream of the festival.
Behind The Beat: Statik Selektah
Behind The Beat: Statik Selektah Apr 13, 2016 at 10:56am
If you want to understand Statik Selektah in a nutshell, look no further than the first 20 seconds of his 2014 song “Carry On.” The first words you hear are sampled from AZ’s verse on Nas’ 1994 “Life’s a Bitch”: “Others such as myself are tryna carry on tradition.”