Nyck Caution "Church" Video
We’re happy to premiere the official video for Nyck Caution’s “Church.” Pro Era affiliate’s track stays true to the clique’s old school sound, with multiple verses of impressive, stripped-down lyricism over Slauson Malone’s energetic production. The video itself shows Nyck trying to live his life as a pizza delivery boy before being kidnapped by some truly demonic looking dudes. The song (and video) switches up at this point, although we won’t reveal what the change is.
Pro Era Cypher With Statik Selektah
Joey Bada$$ Feat. Pro Era
While Joey Bada$$ and the Pro Era crew weren't featured during the BET cyphers, that hasn't stopped them from releasing their own crew cypher (in black & white too) with help from Statik Selektah. Who had the best verse?Check out Pro Era Cypher With Statik Selektah, the latest video from Joey Bada$$, released on Thursday, October 17th, 2013. Joey Bada$$'s chances in this game are improving with each new release, and Pro Era Cypher With Statik Selektah is no exception - quite the opposite, in fact.
Joey Bada$$ & Nyck Caution Have Big Plans For 2016
Joey Bada$$ & Nyck Caution
Pro Era homies Joey Bada$$ and Nyck Caution chilled in the studio with us to discuss the evolution of Pro Era and the crew’s plans for 2016. The group started with just a crew rapping every day in a cipher, and they have carried that competitive mentality into the larger rap game. Joey teases a number of projects coming this year, including Nyck Caution, CJ Fly and a group project that is still under wraps. Nyck’s project is coming “real, real soon.”
Joey Bada$$ "B4DAMONEY" Tour Ep. 2
Joey Bada$$ and the Pro Era crew is keeping us afloat on everything that goes down on Joey's "B4DAMONEY" tour with vlogs. Today we're happy to premiere episode two from the series, following up episode one here. As we tend to get with vlogs, we see a lot of footage from recent shows, and get a look at what happens when Pro Era aren't on stage-- chilling in the tour bus, listening to music, and more.
Watch The Entire Yams Day Show
Last night marked the inaugural Yams Day concert/party/memorial in New York City, and it was lit (more on that later). If you weren’t able to attend the show and missed the live stream last night, your in luck. Yahoo and Live Nation have blessed us with an archived recording of the show.
Pro Era's Kirk Knight & Smokers Club Pres. Jonny Shipes Give Us Their 4/20 Essentials
With 4/20 right around the corner, it's time to ask some of the game's most legendary smokers how they'll be spending their favorite holiday. First up is Pro Era's Kirk Knight, one of NY's most exciting young voices (and Pro Era's in-house producer). Some call it old-fashioned, but Knight keeps it classic with papers, Backwoods, and Dutchies--no dabs, thank you very much. Kirk once tried wax with Wiz Khalifa--"that shit hit my whole soul," and he's never going back.
Joey Bada$$ & Kirk Knight Visit Croatia (Vlog)
Joey Bada$$ Feat. Kirk Knight
HNHH Premieres a new vlog from Pro Era! Joey Bada$$ and Kirk Knight of the Pro Era crew flew overseas to Croatia and documented their time there. The rappers party, chill at their hotel, hit up the Mediterranean sea, and of course, perform for hoards of fans. Watch it all go down in the video above. If you missed them in Croatia (or you don't live there) you can catch the rappers on the Smokers Club Tour starting October 16th.
Pro Era "Like Water" Video
The latest visual from the Pro Era crew's ‘PEEP: The Aprocalypse’ mixtape, for the Statik Selektah-produced "Like Water" featuring Capital Steez, Joey Bada$$ and CJ Fly. “Capitalizing the name “Capital STEEZ” is now as good as remembering any credible historic leader leading a militant army of troops. “Like Water” is the visual stepping stone to what STEEZ lead for the listeners of revolutionary music.”What do y'all think of this video?
Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era OnDaSpot Freestyle
Joey Bada$$ Feat. Pro Era
Joey Bada$$ and the Pro Era family appeared on Invasion Radio on Hip Hop Nation and spit a few bars for the radio show.Check out Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era OnDaSpot Freestyle, the latest video from Joey Bada$$, released on Thursday, October 10th, 2013. Joey Bada$$'s chances in this game are improving with each new release, and Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era OnDaSpot Freestyle is no exception - quite the opposite, in fact. It's a nice addition to the impressive catalogue Joey Bada$$ has been building over the years. We're definitely anticipating the next move.
CJ Fly "Eyetalian Frenchip" Video
CJ Fly, who seems to have a penchant for spelling things phonetically, has dropped a new visual for one of his Thee Way Eye I See It mixtape cuts, "Eyetalian Frenchip." CJ was promoting the visual with some cool movie-inspired poster artwork earlier this week, as he was dubbing this visual a "short film."
Pro Era "Talk Beast Coast Tour, Joey's Role At Ecko & More" Video
The Pro Era crew chop it up with Good Fella Media at the Ecko Office about their upcoming Beast Coast tour, working with Pete Rock, Joey's involvement in Ecko and more.What do y'all think of this video? Did y'all catch Pro Era's latest visual for Pro Era "Smokin N Jokin At SXSW" Video?
Pro Era "Rosenberg Freestyles" Video
Pro Era freestyle on hot 97 released after the tragic passing of crew member Capital STEEZ. Joey Bada$$ and friends spit a 20 minute relay.Thoughts? Peep the new visual for Pro Era's Pro Era "Talk Beast Coast Tour, Joey's Role At Ecko & More" Video.
Nyck Caution Feat. Statik Selektah "Proceed With Caution" Freestyle
Nyck Caution Feat. Statik Selektah
Nyck Caution doesn't need a reason to spit bars over some classic instrumentals. Today he hits us with the premiere of a little Jackin 4 Beats freestyle video he shot with Pro Era's frequent collaborator/advocate, Statik Selektah. Statik picked out a bunch of beats from the '90s and early 2000s for Nyck to flow over, creating a radio-like freestyle segment just 'cause. It's obvious to see how Nyck fits into the Pro Era crew after listening to this, and he's positioning to be the next up, on the heels of Kirk Knight and CJ Fly, while Joey Bada$$ continues to lead the pack.
Pro Era "School High" Video
Pro Era drop off some new visuals for this track from "The aPROcalypse".Thoughts? Peep the new visual for Pro Era's Pro Era "Like Water" Video. Hit up Pro Era's profile page for the latest info, news, songs, and mixtapes. Remember to follow Pro Era on Facebook and Twitter.
Joey Bada$$ Gives His "Life Lessons"
Joey Bada$$ sat down with Jen DeLeon to talk some “Life Lessons” that drive the Pro Era leader’s decisions in life. He also ate an apple (golden delicious is his favorite). Lesson #1: Control your expectations. Practice acceptance. Lesson #2: Don’t take things personally.
On The Come Up: Kirk Knight
Kirk Knight is probably going to be the next rapper from the Pro Era collective to break, so best start paying attention. The New York native and friend of Joey Bada$$ stopped by our office to partake in the On The Come Up series, and took us through his start in the rap game, and discovering hip-hop to begin with, how he got into producing and more.
SMTH Feat. Capital Steez "Last Straw" Video
SMTH Feat. Capital STEEZ
Pro Era lost a valuable member to its group when the young and insanely talented Capital Steez tragically took his own life, leaving his all-too-few haunting verses behind in his wake. Brooklyn-based rapper SMH scored a verse with young Steez before his passing and has released a video for the track, which partly serves to honor the late rapper.
Nyck Caution & Kirk Knight Freestyle On Statik Selektah's Shade 45 Show
Nyck Caution & Kirk Knight
"Fuck all that pre-recorded shit! Let's do a real freestyle right here!"
On The Come Up: CJ Fly
We're making our way through the Pro Era members for our On The Come Up video series, catching each rapper as they are on their way up. After enlisting Kirk Knight, next up we have CJ Fly. The New York native takes us through his childhood, which found him relocating from Flatbush to BedStuy, as well as the influences his parents' nationalities had on him. He reveals he's actually more of reggae connoisseur then he is hip-hop.
Pro Era Freestyles On Hot 97
New York collective Pro Era are no strangers to NY radio station Hot 97. They paid a visit to the station to see DJ Enuff and while there the group spit a freestyle for Hot 97's "The Hot Box." The freestyle is lengthy, clocking in at twenty minutes. The crew's many members, including Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, A La Sole, Dessy Hinds, Nyck Caution and Kirk Knight each spitting a solid amount.