JOEY BADA$$ – 500 BENZ

Joey Bada$$ shares three new songs produced by long-time collaborator Statik Selektah, the first of which is the slow and smoky ‘500 Benz’. The lead track also comes with ‘Love Is Only A Feeling’ and ‘Too Lit’. Stream all three below via SoundCloud.

JOEY BADA$$ – ALL AMERIKKKAN BADA$$

Joey Bada$$ follows 2015’s ‘B4.DA.$$‘ with ‘All Amerikkkan Bada$$’; his second studio album proper.  “This new project is very powerful,” explains the Pro Era kingpin.  “That’s the best thing I can say about it: it’s very strong music. It’s like hella vegetables. It’s hella good for you, and it’s almost my hesitance with it: the fact that…

JOEY BADA$$ – BROOKLYN’S OWN

‘Brooklyn’s Own’ is Joey Bada$$’ tribute to the late, great Notorious B.I.G.  Over a breezy, laid-back beat from Statik Selektah [who also produced the recently released ‘Ready‘, Bada$$ pays homage to Brookyln legends Biggie and Jay Z.  He also touches on h gun violence and life after death while paying homage to the area that raised him.  Stream…

JOEY BADA$$ – LIKE ME [FT. BJ THE CHICAGO KID]

The video for Joey Bada$$’ ‘Like Me’ couldn’t me more topical: released in the unofficial ‘Dilla Month’ dedicated to the life of the track’s producer, it depicts the Pro Era rapper being shot by the NYPD.  The track features BJ The Chicago Kid and is taken from Joey’s sensational debut LP ‘B4.DA.$$‘.  Stream below via…

JOEY BADA$$ – B4.DA.$$

On this, his 20th birthday, Joey Bada$$ releases his debut LP ‘B4.DA.$$’ [pronounced ‘Before Da Money’].  We’ve already heard plenty of singles from the album [the likes of ‘Big Dusty‘, ”Christ Conscious‘, ‘No. 99‘, ‘Curry Chicken‘, ‘Teach Me‘ ‘Run Up On Ya‘ have been released steadily since last Summer], but at nineteen tracks long there’s…

JOEY BADA$$ – TEACH ME

With less than two weeks to go until the release of ‘B4.DA.$$’ [January 20], Joey Bada$$ drops a new cut from the album entitled ‘Teach Me’.  The track features Canadian vocalist Kiesza on the hook and comes with production based around a simple breakbeat from Chuck Strangers and fellow CMG labelmates ASTR.  It’s decidedly more…

JOEY BADA$$ – CURRY CHICKEN

After the superb video for ‘No. 99‘, Joey Bada$$ releases another cut from his upcoming album, ‘B4.DA.$$’ [January 20].  New track ‘Curry Chicken’ is also produced by his tour DJ, Statik Selektah and is far more mellow than it’s politically-charged predecessor.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

JOEY BADA$$ – NO. 99 [VIDEO]

After premiering the audio on SoundCloud yesterday, Joey Bada$$ releases the full visual accompaniment to ‘No. 99’.  The Statik Selektah-produced track will feature on his upcoming album ‘B4.DA.$$’ [January 20], and comes with a video starring the man himself as his Brooklyn vigilante alter-ego, ‘BADMON’.  Stream below via YouTube.’

JOEY BADA$$ – NO. 99

Those who were lucky enough to catch Joey Bada$$ on tour these last few months will have heard new track ‘No. 99’, and will remember being taught exactly how to shout ‘B4DMON’ [Joey’s alter-ego] along with the chorus.  Produced by his tour DJ Statik Selektah, No. 99 sees Bada$$ discuss police violence and war on…