G Herbo Feat. Joey Bada$$ "Lord Knows " Video
G Herbo Feat. Joey Bada$$
In November, G Herbo, who had just signed to Cinematic Music Group, hooked up with Joey Bada$$, who's also on the roster of the NYC label, for an unexpected and exciting collaboration, "Lord Knows." The beat came from one of the hottest in the game, Metro Boomin -- providing a different look for both rappers, especially Joey.
Joey Bada$$ & Nyck Caution Have Big Plans For 2016
Joey Bada$$ & Nyck Caution
Pro Era homies Joey Bada$$ and Nyck Caution chilled in the studio with us to discuss the evolution of Pro Era and the crew’s plans for 2016. The group started with just a crew rapping every day in a cipher, and they have carried that competitive mentality into the larger rap game. Joey teases a number of projects coming this year, including Nyck Caution, CJ Fly and a group project that is still under wraps. Nyck’s project is coming “real, real soon.”
Joey Bada$$ Gives His "Life Lessons"
Joey Bada$$ sat down with Jen DeLeon to talk some “Life Lessons” that drive the Pro Era leader’s decisions in life. He also ate an apple (golden delicious is his favorite). Lesson #1: Control your expectations. Practice acceptance. Lesson #2: Don’t take things personally.
Watch The Entire Yams Day Show
Last night marked the inaugural Yams Day concert/party/memorial in New York City, and it was lit (more on that later). If you weren’t able to attend the show and missed the live stream last night, your in luck. Yahoo and Live Nation have blessed us with an archived recording of the show.
BJ The Chicago Kid Feat. Joey Bada$$ "Nothin But Love" Video
BJ The Chicago Kid Feat. Joey Bada$$
BJ the Chicago Kid's forthcoming debut album In My Mind, due out early 2016, is a mortal lock to be flames from start to finish. Three songs from the album have already hit the digital streets, "Church" feat. Chance the Rapper, "That Girl" feat.
Joey Bada$$ Feat. Kiesza "Teach Me" Video
Joey Bada$$ Feat. Kiesza
We gave you the official lyrics video for Joey Bada$$'s B4.DA.$$ crossover single "Teach Me" back in February, but today, Joey has finally shared the official music video. As we've been seeing more and more recently (especially with Bieber's Purpose: The Movement), there's a whole lot of choreographed dancing, which makes sense considering both the song's theme and Kiesza's involvement.It could definitely give the track the push it needs to hit radio nationwide, which is totally possible given its catchiness and accessibility.
G Herbo Talks Name Change, Signing To Cinematic & "Lord Knows" Collab With Joey Bada$$
Hot off his album-quality mixtape, Ballin Like I'm Kobe, G Herbo came through HNHH to give us an update on his new label situation as well as more projects he's got coming in the near future. BLIK is the first project Herbo has dropped since changing his name from Lil Herb, and it's his first release since signing with Cinematic Music Group.
Joey Bada$$ Speaks On Collaboration With Glass Animals, Possibly Working With Metro Boomin
Joey Bada$$ has been busy touring for his "World Domination" world tour, and while he stopped over in DC, our host Baker caught up with him. Since dropping his debut album, B4.DA.$$, the rapper has been giving out select features, mainly to his peoples like Kirk Knight, Static Selektah, Nyck Caution, among others.
Joey Bada$$ Discusses Young Black Voter Issues On The Nightly Show
Joey Bada$$ will be voting for the first time in the upcoming 2016 presidential election. Promoting his World Domination tour kicking off this Friday, he made an appearance on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore to share his political beliefs. Sitting on a panel with Wilmore, John Avlon (Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast) and comedian Jessica Kirson, Bada$$ said that he can't relate to any of the candidates because he is a young black man. "One day you'll have your on vodka and then you'll relate to them," said Wilmore.
Ady Suleiman Feat. Joey Bada$$ "What's The Score" Video
Ady Suleiman Feat. Joey Bada$$
Ady Suleiman is a singer/songwriter from Nottingham, UK who contributed to multiple tracks on Chance the Rapper & The Social Experiment's Surf. When he was in London working on Surf, he happened to bump into Joey Bada$$, who was recording at the same studio. The two checked out each other's work, and, soon after, they hooked up for this collab. Their single, "What's the Score," taken from Suleiman's upcoming EP of the same name, has just premiered with an accompanying music video.
Statik Selektah Feat. Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$ "Beautiful Life" Video
Statik Selektah Feat. Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$
Statik Selektah calls up his buddy Action Bronson asking up what they should do for their "Beautiful Life" video. "Shut the fuck up," Bronson tells him. "I'm about to eat some BBQ in my underwear, let's just go to Croatia."
Joey Bada$$ "World Domination" Tour Phase 2 (Recap)
Joey Badass & his Pro Era crew are currently out overseas at the moment for the World Domination Tour, which just wrapped up its second (of three) phases recently. Documenting his time while on the road, Joey decides to drop off a new Pro Erasode clip chronicling his takeover of the oversea festival scene.
Back And Forth: Joey Bada$$ & Statik Selektah
Joey Bada$$ & Statik Selektah
Noisey is back with a new episode of their "Back And Forth" video series, where they have two artists go back-and-forth in conversation. The latest subjects of the series are New Yorkers, Joey Bada$$ and Statik Selektah, who linked up at the Fresh Island Festival in Croatia. While the young Bada$$ rolled a blunt, the two discussed Joey being pigeon-holed as a '90s-sounding rapper, with Joey offering his own view on the matter: he just makes real shit.
Joey Bada$$ Talks Troy Ave Tweets & Steez Day Festival On Ebro In The Morning
To promote the first annual Steez Day Festival in NYC, which is going down tonight in Central Park, Pro Era’s Joey Badass made his by the Hot 97 studios this morning and kicked it with the gang from Ebro in the Morning.
Joey Bada$$ "Paper Trails" Video
Lately Joey Bada$$ has been blessing us with freestyle on freestyle on freestyle. Earlier today, even, we got a new one for Power 106 in honor of Tupac's birthday, which has Joey freestyling over Pac beats. He takes a break from that to drop off a new music video for "Paper Trails," which brings us back to his debut album B4.DA.$$.
Joey Bada$$ Freestyles Over Tupac Beats
Joey Bada$$ is in the Left Coast right now, and while up at Power 106 in L.A., he was asked to spit some Breakfast Bars. If that alone isn't a good way to start your day, then consider that it's Tupac's birthday today and so Joey spit over some 'Pac instrumentals for the radio show. Watch the video above as The Cruz Show flips through a bunch of beats for Joey to rock over. It lasts a good six minutes but the NYC native does not tire. Happy birthday to Pac, who would have turned 44-years old today if he were alive.
CinematicTV's SXSW Recap Video
We're now a few weeks removed from the madness that was SXSW 2015, but if you're feeling nostalgic (and craving some bud), CinematicTV's got you covered with their recap of all the Smoker's Club events that went down this year. Check out the smoke-clouded video above. In it, we see artists as varied as The Diplomats, Pro Era, Lil Herb and Mick Jenkins enjoying some green together, as well as rocking a variety of shows throughout the week. Blunts, bongs, bowls and dabs are puffed, with the Smoker's Club really making good on their name over the course of this short video.
Joey Bada$$’ L.A. Leakers Freestyle
After catching the audio yesterday, Power 106 decides to let go of the video footage for Joey Badass’ latest “Badmon” freestyle. Over some classic insturmentals, watch as Joey does his thing and spits some slick ass bars and witty analogies. B4.Da.$$ in stores today! Quotable Bars:
Joey Bada$$ "Breakfast Bar Freestyle"
While out West promoting his debut album B4.DA.$$, Joey Bada$$ made his way by the Power 106 radio station and took part in J. Cruz’ Breakfast Bars freestyle series. As usual, Joey is given a list of random topics and phrases on the spot and is asked to go off the top and spit his bars. Using words like Brooklyn, Tupac, Snapchat, Hip-Hop, and L.A., Joey does his usual thing and proves once again why he’s one of the nicest emcees and freestylers in the game today.
Joey Bada$$ Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid "Like Me" Video
Joey Bada$$ Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid
Joey Bada$$ just dropped off a music video for the subdued cut "Like Me", which features background vocals from BJ The Chicago Kid. He uses the visual to tell a story, which ties in well with the lyrics. We start off with the rapper meeting a girl, and the two quickly hit it off. Meanwhile, somewhere else in the city, we find a dude a scheming and robbing people at gunpoint. Both parties connect with the gunman pointing directly at Joey-- but when Joey tries to wrangle the gun from him, a shot goes off and hits a girl. The police enter the scene, and the robber himself gets shot.