Wiz Khalifa Confirms Collaboration With Joey Bada$$: "It Sounds Like Album Material"
The other day on his Instagram, Wiz Khalifa shared a photo of himself and "Mr. Robot" star-slash-rapper Joey Bada$$. The two have never officially collaborated on wax, so it prompted us to ask for a collaboration (with the prayer hand emoji, of course). Wiz heeded our call.
Travis Scott, Young Thug, Joey Bada$$ To Perform At HOT 97's Holiday Concert
HOT 97 has announced the initial lineup for its annual "Hot For The Holidays!" concert, scheduled to go down at Newark's Prudential Center on Saturday, December 3rd. This year's show will feature Travis Scott, Young Thug, Joey Bada$$, 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
"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
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
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$$ Speaks On His Role In "Mr. Robot'
Although Nyck Caution recently revealed to us that he's also had a passion for acting, and expressed a desire to pursue it once his rap career takes off, his Pro Era comrade Joey Bada$$ is already there. Joey has begun tackling TV, with a role in the drama "Mr.
Raury's RAURFEST 2016 Will Host Joey Bada$$, Kirk Knight, Lion Babe & More
It's been a while since Raury last dropped off new music, but in case you were wondering how he's been holding up, the eclectic 20-year-old already has his own festival, RAURFEST, which is now in its third year. And this year's festival, taking place on Saturday, July 2, is absolutely free. This year's headliners are Joey Bada$$ 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$$ Suggests The NYPD Cancelled His Irving Plaza Show
It has only been about a week since the shooting which killed 1, injured 4 and landed Troy Ave in jail took place at T.I.'s Irving Plaza show, and the incident may have affected Joey Bada$$' 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
The other week, Joey Bada$$ revealed that the annual Steez Day, a music festival honoring his late Pro Era member Capital Steez, would be relocating from Brooklyn to L.A. this year. We didn't have the line-up at that time, but with tickets going on sale tomorrow at Noon, Joey has just unveiled the artists this morning.
These Hip Hop Artists Are "On The Way To Legend" According To Talib Kweli
Talib Kweli can usually be found debating, arguing, or flat out beefing with his Twitter followers. On Tuesday, he responded to a tweet that suggested that there are no one today matches the artistry of golden era greats like Rakim and A Tribe Called Quest. “I disagree,” Kweli wrote. “RTJ, Joey Badass, Kendrick, Cole, Rapsody, Anderson Paak Chance, all great on the way to legend.”
Pro Era's Steez Day Festival Is Moving To The West Coast This Year
Despite being a New Yorker to the core, Joey Bada$$ 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$$ Says He Wants Pro Era To Be As Big As Supreme
While out at Coachella, Joey Bada$$ 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
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
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
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.”
Joey Bada$$ Turned Down A Deal With Roc Nation Because He Wants To Become Jay Z
Joey Bada$$ has continued his rise to prominence through 2016, releasing new music and even getting casted in a major television show. They young Brooklyn rapper sat down with DJ Whoo Kid on his Shade 45 show to discuss a few things, and revealed the details of the time he almost signed to Jay Z’s Roc Nation, but ended up turning the deal down.
J. Cole, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, & Ice Cube To Headline Pemberton 2016
With festival season approaching, hip hop heads should consider traveling to Pemberton Music Festival in British Columbia, Canada this year. Pemberton just announced the full 2016 lineup and it looks very promising. Snoop Dogg, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, and Ice Cube are all headliners. Also of interest for hip hop enthusiasts: Tyler, the Creator, Tory Lanez, Anderson .Paak, Method Man and Redman, Rae Sremmurd, Joey Bada$$, Miguel, SZA, Mac Miller, Cypress Hill, FKA twigs, Dizzy Wright, Hudson Mohwake, & Pell.
Joey Bada$$ Spoke To Q-Tip Moments Before Phife Dawg Died
During an interview on Shade 45's VIP Saturdays program, Joey Bada$$ revealed that he was on the phone with Q-Tip moments before the news of Phife Dawg's death broke.
DJ Khaled, The Roots, Big Boi & More Design Their Own NBA Jerseys
The NBA is linking up with all sorts of musical artists to help them put on for their hometown teams. In the upcoming #MyTeamMyCity project,artists from cities around the US design alternate versions of their favorite teams. The whole project is in conjunction with custom t-shirt company Teespring.
Joey Bada$$ Says He Might Drop Two Albums In 2016
Joey Bada$$ has set the digital streets aflame on two occasions over the course of the last month -- when he dropped "Ready", and when he dropped "Brooklyn's Own".