Our interview footage from the recent HOT 97 Summer Jam continues today, with none other than Beast Coast rapper Joey Bada$$. The New York native took the stage at the Festival Village this year, a momentous event in the young rapper's rising career.
Joey Bada$$ may be readying his debut album B4.DA.$$, but he's still making sure to put on for his crew. In honour of his 200,000th folllower on twitter, Joey announced that Pro Era's Summer Knights EP will be dropping June 12th.
Pro Era members Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, Nyck Caution, Dessy Hinds, Kirk Knight and A La $ole recently caught up with DJ Hyphen and J. Moore for an interview on Seattle's KUBE 93 Sunday Night Sound Session.
This weekend the "Under The Influence" tour was announced. The tour sports an all-star cast of rappers, including Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, B.o.B., and more. While most were excited when reading the list of acts on the poster, Joey Bada$$-- who is also set to perform on the tour-- was not one of them.
Joey Bada$$ has been hard at work on his debut album, but we had yet to hear any details on the title or when it was to be released. The NY rapper has taken to twitter to break that silence and announce that his album will be titled B4.DA.$$, and will be available this fall.
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
Joey Bada$$ and the Pro Era crew have taken New York rap by storm, and plan to continue their take-over with their "Beast Coast" tour. The crew recently chopped it up with Good Fella Media, and discussed the upcoming tour and the Beast Coast movement as a whole.
Following the footsteps of other big name artists, Joey Bada$$ is now the latest to be in control of a notable clothing line with Ecko Unltd.Joey spoke of the position unintentionally in a recent interview with Fuse TV while at the Ecko headquarters in New York City.
Kendrick Lamar is definitely a 'quality over quantity' rapper. Since releasing his debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, to critical acclaim, the rapper has quieted down on the music front, although still doing shows and interviews.