Joey Bada$$ News

  • Joey Bada$$ Weighs In On The Grammy's Kendrick Lamar Vs. Macklemore Debate
    Joey Bada$$ Weighs In On The Grammy's Kendrick Lamar Vs. Macklemore Debate
    Jan 24, 2014 at 12:18pm
    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. However, in a landslide vote decided by the general Grammy committee, the final decision was to nominate them amongst rap competitors.
  • Joey Bada$$ Announces Pro Era Mixtape Title & Release Date
    Joey Bada$$ Announces Pro Era Mixtape Title & Release Date
    Dec 25, 2013 at 07:07pm
    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$$ shared a new track from the collective this afternoon, along with the announcement of a brand new project. Secc$ Tap.e Pt. 2 will surface February 14th of next year, and will serve as a titular sequel to the collective's very first tape. That's all we know about the upcoming tape so far. Look out for it on Valentine's day!
  • Lupe Fiasco Reveals Features For "Tetsuo & Youth," Praises Joey Bada$$
    Lupe Fiasco Reveals Features For "Tetsuo & Youth," Praises Joey Bada$$
    Dec 18, 2013 at 03:08pm
    Lupe Fiasco has been in the news for some bizarre reasons this year-- from getting a tomato thrown at him, to writing a mystery novel on Twitter, so it's always good to hear some updates about his music.
  • Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Arrested In St. Louis [Update: Details Emerge, Joey & Ab Were Released]
    Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Arrested In St. Louis [Update: Details Emerge, Joey & Ab Were Released]
    Oct 29, 2013 at 11:04am
    After their performance in St. Louis Monday night for The Smokers Club Tour, Ab-Soul, Joey Badas$$, and a few members of the Pro Era crew were arrested. No official word on what the arrests were for, but it’s presumably marijuana related. Funny enough, it appears as if Joey doesn’t know what he’s hand cuffed for either. With the news hitting Instagram, Joey is seen in the clip below hysterically laughing as he asks the cop: “Have you figured out why I’m in these handcuffs? Have you figured it out? Yo, they don't know why I'm in these handcuffs.”
  • Joey Bada$$ Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter, TDE's BET Cypher
    Joey Bada$$ Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter, TDE's BET Cypher
    Oct 23, 2013 at 12:19pm
    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$$, a fellow headliner on the tour. 
  • Win Tickets To "The Smokers Club Tour" And See Joey Bada$$ and Ab Soul!
  • Joey Bada$$ Announces "Summer Knights" EP - Tracklist & Features Revealed
    Joey Bada$$ Announces "Summer Knights" EP - Tracklist & Features Revealed
    Oct 14, 2013 at 05:25pm
    Following the release of the visuals to "Hilary $wank" today, Joey Bada$$ is announcing a followup EP to his Summer Knights mixtape.  The project will feature five cuts from the mixtape, and two new joints, "My Jeep" and "My Yout."  Slated for an October 29th release date, the Summer Knights EP will feature 7 tracks.  This borrows its name from a cut off Joey's fantastic 1999 mixtape.   Here's a look at the tracklist and features for the EP.    1. "Hilary $wank" 2. "My Yout" f. Maverick Sabre
  • 15 ‪Hottest Mixtapes Of The Summer 2013
    15 ‪Hottest Mixtapes Of The Summer 2013
    Sep 5, 2013 at 11:28am
    Now that the new scholastic year is upon us, the doors of summer have officially closed and it's back to reality. As such, we've decided to look back on some of the projects that helped define the warmer months of 2013, if only to prolong those chiller times for a moment. 
  • Lyrics Of The Week: August 23-29
    Lyrics Of The Week: August 23-29
    Aug 29, 2013 at 11:55pm
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not quite sure about will be bolded.
  • Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Headline "The Smoker's Club" Tour
    Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Headline "The Smoker's Club" Tour
    Aug 26, 2013 at 07:30pm
    Ab-Soul and Joey Bada$$ 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.
  • Joey Bada$$ Responds To Joe Budden's "Control" Diss
    Joey Bada$$ Responds To Joe Budden's "Control" Diss
    Aug 18, 2013 at 10:04am
    Joey Bada$$ has been known to be pretty vocal on Twitter, so when Joe Budden threw a jab at him in his new "Control" freestyle, a response was expected.
  • Rock The Bells 2013 Lineup Announced [Update: Joey Bada$$, A$AP Mob, Logic & More Added To Lineup]
    Rock The Bells 2013 Lineup Announced [Update: Joey Bada$$, A$AP Mob, Logic & More Added To Lineup]
    Aug 7, 2013 at 12:53pm
    The official lineup for 2013 Rock The Bells Festival has been revealed. Guerilla Union has announced the long-awaited lineup for this year's Rock The Bells music festival, which also will be celebrating its 10th anniversary as well. This year's festival will feature four venues with stops along San Bernardino California (Sept. 7-8), Mountain View California (Sept. 14-15), Washington D.C. (Sept. 28-29), and Rutherford New Jersey (Oct. 4-5).
  • Episode 2 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Ty$, Joey Bada$$ & More
    Episode 2 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Ty$, Joey Bada$$ & More
    Aug 1, 2013 at 09:30am
    Last week we gave you your first glimpse behind-the-scenes of the "Under The Influence" tour, and we've got even more exclusive footage for you in episode 2! This instalment sees Ty Dolla $ign and Berner having a smoke session in the tour bus, The crew watching some old Wiz freestyle footage on the jumbotron, Amber Rose making a bief appearance on stage, as well as Khalifa breaking out his skateboard!
  • Review: Joey Bada$$'s "Summer Knights"
    Review: Joey Bada$$'s "Summer Knights"
    Jul 8, 2013 at 03:55pm
    In February of 2012, Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$ and Capital STEEZ dropped the visuals for their collaboration “Survival Tactics,” which quickly went viral. Crowned the future of New York rap, Bada$$ served the perfect blend of youthful, braggadocio-tinged rhymes, and laid-back flows-- not to mention an ear for classic 90s-referencing production that would make Gangstarr proud.
  • Joey Bada$$ Says It Will Take 3 Million For A Major Label To Sign Him
    Joey Bada$$ Says It Will Take 3 Million For A Major Label To Sign Him
    Jul 1, 2013 at 10:19pm
     After publicly speaking about passing on Jay-Z's Roc Nation imprint, Joey Badass revealed that it would take three million dollars for him to sign on the dotted line for a major label.  In a recent interview with The Village Voice, Joey was asked about the terms he's needed in order to sign to a major label. He added,
  • Joey Bada$$ Calls Out Pitchfork For Blocking His Video From His Channel & "Summer Knights" Tracklist
    Joey Bada$$ Calls Out Pitchfork For Blocking His Video From His Channel & "Summer Knights" Tracklist
    Jun 28, 2013 at 03:01pm
    Joey Bada$$ 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.
  • Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg & More Explain Which Rap Trends They Would Like To See Die
    Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg & More Explain Which Rap Trends They Would Like To See Die
    Jun 17, 2013 at 02:16pm
    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.
  • Joey Bada$$ Reveals "Summer Knights" Artwork [Update: Project Pushed Back]
    Joey Bada$$ Reveals "Summer Knights" Artwork [Update: Project Pushed Back]
    Jun 10, 2013 at 12:29pm
    Joey Bada$$ has been hinting about the Summer Knights project for some time now, and the release has been changing slightly each time he's spoken about it. The first time Summer Knights was announced, Joey described it as a Pro Era mixtape, it's since gone from an EP to a full length project, and is being billed under Joey's name.
  • Joey Bada$$ Reveals What's On His iPod & Talks "Summer Knights" Mixtape
    Joey Bada$$ Reveals What's On His iPod & Talks "Summer Knights" Mixtape
    Jun 6, 2013 at 01:36pm
    Our interview footage from the recent HOT 97 Summer Jam continues today, with none other than Beast Coast rapper Joey Bada$$. The New York native took the stage at the Festival Village this year, a momentous event in the young rapper's rising career.  "I told myself last year I wouldn't come to Summer Jam ever again until I'm performing, and look here I am," Joey Bada$$ told us during our interview backstage at the Festival Village.
  • Joey Bada$$ Announces Release Date For Pro Era's "Summer Knights" EP [Update: Joey Reveals It's A Full-Length Project]
    Joey Bada$$ Announces Release Date For Pro Era's "Summer Knights" EP [Update: Joey Reveals It's A Full-Length Project]
    May 28, 2013 at 02:00pm
    Joey Bada$$ 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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