Pro Era News

  • Kirk Knight Announces Debut Album, "Late Knight Special"
    Kirk Knight Announces Debut Album, "Late Knight Special"
    Aug 28, 2015 at 11:19am
    Kirk Knight seems to be next up from Pro Era, now that Joey Bada$$ has his debut album B4.DA.$$ out of the way. Last night, Ebro premiered Kirk's second single on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio, and this morning, the New York native follows that up with the official album announcement, including the title and expected release.
  • Kirk Knight's Debut Project "LKS" Due Out In September
    Kirk Knight's Debut Project "LKS" Due Out In September
    Aug 9, 2015 at 11:49pm
    During a recent show at SOB's in New York City, Kirk Knight informed the crowd that he will release his first ever solo project LKS in September, according to a report from Bluntiq.
  • Joey Bada$$ Announces 1st Annual "Steez Day" Festival
    Joey Bada$$ Announces 1st Annual "Steez Day" Festival
    May 6, 2015 at 05:50pm
    This past Christmas Eve marked two years since Pro Era member Captial Steez's tragic death, and since leaving us, he's been sorely missed, especially by his bro Joey Bada$$. To commemorate his late friend, the Pro Era honcho is launching an annual event called "Steez Day" to benefit the rapper's family. 
  • Rappers Share Their Smoking Preferences For 4/20
    Rappers Share Their Smoking Preferences For 4/20
    Apr 20, 2015 at 12:53pm
    Today may not be a government-mandated holiday, but for those who advocate a green lifestyle, it's just as important as any other statutory holiday. Rap music has a special niche for all the weed smokers out there, however it's really transcended that niche genre and has become pretty common-place. Every other song has a reference (or three) about lighting up/rolling up/smoking up. It's safe to say we don't need a reason to smoke, but hey, we'll take one. 
  • 10 Things To Do On 4/20
    10 Things To Do On 4/20
    Apr 20, 2015 at 10:44am
    The holidaze are finally here, and instead of waking up and giddily running to the tree like we did on Christmas morning, we lethargically roll over and smoke trees, and go down the lazy river that is 4/20. Whether you’re new to this form of recreation and are unsure about the traditions, or you’re a veteran stoner looking for a way to spice up your special day, we've got a few possibilities on deck to keep the good vibes going. Click along as we go through the ten best ways to ring in the most important day of the year for pot-smokers.
  • Review: Joey Bada$$' "B4.DA.$$"
    Review: Joey Bada$$' "B4.DA.$$"
    Jan 23, 2015 at 02:40pm
    Joey Bada$$ is a young Brooklyn emcee who was influenced by those who came before him from his region, the same way most young rappers from any region show clear influence from those who came before them in their region. As rappers from other regions have begun to dwarf New York rappers in popularity and New York rappers have begun taking more influence from other regions, some have viewed Bada$$’ New York influenced style as a flaw. In defense of Bada$$’ critics, outside of being skilled lyrically and having a healthy dose of cynicism in relation to authorities, who is Joey Bada$$?
  • Joey Bada$$ Talks Concept Of "Teach Me" & Bobby Shmurda
    Joey Bada$$ Talks Concept Of "Teach Me" & Bobby Shmurda
    Jan 22, 2015 at 01:46pm
    Joey Bada$$ celebrated his 20th birthday by not only giving fans a free record with "Born Day" but by dropping off his debut album B4.DA.$$. Not many 20-year olds can say they did that, let alone have accomplished as much as Joey has in such a small amount of time.
  • Mick Jenkins & Kirk Knight Announce Joint Tour
    Mick Jenkins & Kirk Knight Announce Joint Tour
    Jan 21, 2015 at 11:25am
    Chicago's Mick Jenkins and Pro Era's Kirk Knight may hail from different cities and run with different crews, but after they linked up on Jenkins' "Jerome," it was clear that they're birds of a feather. The duo's just announced a joint tour for February. Check out the dates below.
  • Joey Bada$$ Says He Didn't Know It Was Malia Obama In Pro Era T-Shirt
    Joey Bada$$ Says He Didn't Know It Was Malia Obama In Pro Era T-Shirt
    Jan 15, 2015 at 09:10am
    Recently a selfie of President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia Obama, went viral after she was seen rocking a Pro Era t-shirt in it. The boys in Pro Era quickly promoted it, and soon enough all the blogs picked it up.
  • Pro Era's A La $ole To Release Collaborative Project With BBAS' J57
    Pro Era's A La $ole To Release Collaborative Project With BBAS' J57
    Jan 9, 2015 at 06:22am
    While January 20th marks the release of Pro Era front man Joey Bada$$' solo debut, "B4DA$$", March 2015 will see the release of a collaborative project between Pro Era emcee A La $ole and Brown Bag All-Stars  producer/rapper J57.
  • Image Of Malia Obama Rocking Pro Era T Hits The Internet [Update: White House Investigating Release Of Selfie]
    Image Of Malia Obama Rocking Pro Era T Hits The Internet [Update: White House Investigating Release Of Selfie]
    Jan 8, 2015 at 12:02pm
    With B4da$$ a little over two weeks away, Joey Bada$$ received the type of promotion most artists would dream of.  Recently an image hit the internet that showed Malia Obama, the eldest of daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, rocking a Pro Era t-shirt. 
  • Joey Bada$$ Unveils "B4.DA.$$" Tracklist & Cover Art
    Joey Bada$$ Unveils "B4.DA.$$" Tracklist & Cover Art
    Dec 7, 2014 at 10:36am
    Yesterday came the tragic news that Joey Bada$$' cousin and tour manager, Junior B, had passed away. Joey has subsequently cancelled his European tour midway through, but it seems his album will be released as planned.
  • Pro Era's Junior B Has Died
    Pro Era's Junior B Has Died
    Dec 6, 2014 at 08:30pm
    Tragedy strikes the Pro Era camp today, with news that Junior B, a member of Joey Bada$$' crew has passed away. While details are not yet known, word of Junior's condition was reported by fellow crew member Swankmaster Raw last week, who tweeted that his friend was "recovering" from a "near fatal accident". 
  • Joey Bada$$ Donates $10,000 To His Old High School's Music Program
    Joey Bada$$ Donates $10,000 To His Old High School's Music Program
    Nov 24, 2014 at 03:23pm
    Joey Bada$$ got famous young; young enough that he didn't get to finish his senior year of high school. While he had to move on early, the Brooklyn rapper certainly had nothing but great memories from Edward R. Murrow High School, as he decided to give back to the institution this week.
  • Joey Bada$$ Announces "B4.DA.$$" Tour
    Joey Bada$$ Announces "B4.DA.$$" Tour
    Aug 13, 2014 at 05:54pm
    Joey Bada$$' hotly-anticipated debut album, B4.DA.$$, is supposedly arriving before the end of 2014, and today the Pro Era rapper has announced a tour in support of the project. The 36-date run begins on September 26th, touches cities in both USA and Canada, and ends on November 11th in NYC. Presale begins tomorrow at 10 AM, and you can find all additional ticket info here.
  • Joey Bada$$ Says You Can Expect "Pure Greatness" On "B4.Da.$$"
    Joey Bada$$ Says You Can Expect "Pure Greatness" On "B4.Da.$$"
    Apr 8, 2014 at 11:56am
    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"
    Review: Pro Era's "The Secc$ Tap.e 2"
    Feb 19, 2014 at 04:18pm
    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
    Crew Love: Pro Era
    Feb 17, 2014 at 01:23pm
    Last week, Pro Era released the triumphant sequel to their debut mixtape, 2012's The Secc$ Tap.e.
  • 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$$ shared a new track from the collective this afternoon, along with the announcement of a brand new project. Secc$ Tap.e Pt. 2 will surface February 14th of next year, and will serve as a titular sequel to the collective's very first tape. That's all we know about the upcoming tape so far. Look out for it on Valentine's day!
  • Ab-Soul & Joey Bada$$ 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.
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