Joey Bada$$ Says You Can Expect "Pure Greatness" On "B4.Da.$$"
It seems to be a slow process for Joey Bada$$' debut album B4.Da.$$. We first received the album title basically a year ago. Since then, we haven't received very much in the way of updates.
Review: Pro Era's "The Secc$ Tap.e 2"
This tape has been something that Pro Era fans have no doubt been waiting patiently for after their last releases were back in 2012. The Secc$ Tap.e 2 does nothing but feed the hunger of fans and add to the weight that has fallen onto the crew’s shoulders as it proves that the Beast Coast Movement is in full force.
Crew Love: Pro Era
Last week, Pro Era released the triumphant sequel to their debut mixtape, 2012's The Secc$ Tap.e.
Joey Bada$$ Weighs In On The Grammy's Kendrick Lamar Vs. Macklemore Debate
Yesterday it was revealed that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis almost didn't make it into the rap categories at the Grammys because they've been too successful aka mainstream aka pop this past year. However, in a landslide vote decided by the general Grammy committee, the final decision was to nominate them amongst rap competitors.
Joey Bada$$ Announces Pro Era Mixtape Title & Release Date
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 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$$ Arrested In St. Louis [Update: Details Emerge, Joey & Ab Were Released]
After their performance in St. Louis Monday night for The Smokers Club Tour, Ab-Soul, Joey Badas$$, 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$$ Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter, TDE's BET Cypher
Yesterday we brought you our interview with Soulo Ho3 from the Smokers Club tour, and today we're returning with our brief conversation with Joey Bada$$, a fellow headliner on the tour.
Win Tickets To "The Smokers Club Tour" And See Joey Bada$$ and Ab Soul!
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Joey Bada$$ Announces "Summer Knights" EP - Tracklist & Features Revealed
Following the release of the visuals to "Hilary $wank" today, Joey Bada$$ is announcing a followup EP to his Summer Knights mixtape. The project will feature five cuts from the mixtape, and two new joints, "My Jeep" and "My Yout." Slated for an October 29th release date, the Summer Knights EP will feature 7 tracks. This borrows its name from a cut off Joey's fantastic 1999 mixtape. Here's a look at the tracklist and features for the EP. 1. "Hilary $wank" 2. "My Yout" f. Maverick Sabre
15 Hottest Mixtapes Of The Summer 2013
Now that the new scholastic year is upon us, the doors of summer have officially closed and it's back to reality. As such, we've decided to look back on some of the projects that helped define the warmer months of 2013, if only to prolong those chiller times for a moment.
Lyrics Of The Week: August 23-29
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not quite sure about will be bolded.
Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ Headline "The Smoker's Club" Tour
Ab-Soul 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$$ has been known to be pretty vocal on Twitter, so when Joe Budden threw a jab at him in his new "Control" freestyle, a response was expected.
Rock The Bells 2013 Lineup Announced [Update: Joey Bada$$, A$AP Mob, Logic & More Added To Lineup]
The official lineup for 2013 Rock The Bells Festival has been revealed. Guerilla Union has announced the long-awaited lineup for this year's Rock The Bells music festival, which also will be celebrating its 10th anniversary as well. This year's festival will feature four venues with stops along San Bernardino California (Sept. 7-8), Mountain View California (Sept. 14-15), Washington D.C. (Sept. 28-29), and Rutherford New Jersey (Oct. 4-5).
Episode 2 Of Our Exclusive "Under The Influence" BTS With Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Ty$, Joey Bada$$ & More
Last week we gave you your first glimpse behind-the-scenes of the "Under The Influence" tour, and we've got even more exclusive footage for you in episode 2! This instalment sees Ty Dolla $ign and Berner having a smoke session in the tour bus, The crew watching some old Wiz freestyle footage on the jumbotron, Amber Rose making a bief appearance on stage, as well as Khalifa breaking out his skateboard!
Review: Joey Bada$$'s "Summer Knights"
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$$ Says It Will Take 3 Million For A Major Label To Sign Him
After publicly speaking about passing on Jay-Z's Roc Nation imprint, Joey Badass revealed that it would take three million dollars for him to sign on the dotted line for a major label. In a recent interview with The Village Voice, Joey was asked about the terms he's needed in order to sign to a major label. He added,
Joey Bada$$ Calls Out Pitchfork For Blocking His Video From His Channel & "Summer Knights" Tracklist
Joey Bada$$ is gearing up to release a new anticipated mixtape, Summer Knights, on Monday, July 1st. The rapper already revealed the cover art, as well as dropped a few leaks off it, which has only drummed up more anticipation.
Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, A$AP Ferg & More Explain Which Rap Trends They Would Like To See Die
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.