JOEY BADA$$ – CHRIST CONSCIOUS

Following first single ‘Big Dusty‘, Joey Bada$$ releases number two from his upcoming ‘B4DAMONEY’ album, ‘Christ Conscious’.  Over production by Basquiat, the Pro Era MC aggressively delivers bars in such a way that his hunger is evident from the get-go.  Stream the track below via SoundCloud, or click here to check out the visuals via MTV.

JOEY BADA$$ – GET PAID

Joey Bada$$’ tour kicks off tonight, and ahead of the first show he releases ‘Get Paid’.  The track is a straight-up slice of boom bap that didn’t make the final cut of his upcoming album ‘B4DAMONEY’.  Stream Joey going at it over some DJ Relly Rel production below, via SoundCloud.

JOEY BADA$$ – BIG DUSTY

Kirk Knight handles the hazy production on Joey Bada$$’ latest track, ‘Big Dusty’. Although the New York native has been dropping consistently brilliant releases for a minute, his debut LP ‘B4.Da.$$’ isn’t slated for release until later this year. ‘Big Dusty’ is the first glimpse, stream below via SoundCloud. UPDATE: Stream the new visuals for…

JOEY BADA$$ – HILARY SWANK

Joey Bada$$ releases the visuals for ‘Hilary Swank’, one of the more lyrical cuts off his ‘Summer Knights EP’.  The video mostly contains footage of Bada$$ and Pro Era doing what they do, including some rare footage of Capital Steez (RIP) freestyling.  Check it out below via Youtube.

JOEY BADA$$ – SUMMER KNIGHTS

Pro Era are really setting the standard for Hip Hop’s new school, and the long-awaited album from golden boy Joey Bada$$ is no exception.  This is a fantastic collection of murky, yet classic-sounding beats over which Bada$$ and the rest of the Pro Era crew spit carefully crafted, entertaining, and thought-provoking rhymes.  Although ‘Summer Knights’…

JOEY BADA$$ X STATIK SELEKTAH – WORD IS BOND

Joey Bada$$ releases ‘Word Is Bond’ from his upcoming full-length EP ‘Summer Knights’, which is scheduled for release on June 12th.  The beat is classic-sounding, with live drums, a haunting piano melody and plenty of scratching.  Joey’s verses don’t disappoint either, click the photo to stream on Soundcloud.

JOEY BADA$$ X ACTION BRONSON – BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT

High quality bars from two of the most gifted MCs around, a jazz-inspired beat Chuck Strangers beat, and a continued reference to one of the greatest Hip Hop albums ever made.  What more do you want?  Listen to the track, which is taken from the XXL freshman ’13 mixtape (hosted by DJ Drama), below via SoundCloud.

JARED EVAN X STATIK SELEKTAH – BOOM BAP & BLUES

Relative newcomer Jared Evan teams up with legendary New York DJ/Producer Statik Selektah for his laid-back album debut.  It would be so easy to dismiss Evans as another wannabe Justin Timberlake, flirting with Hip Hop for popular appeal.  However, a combination of Evans’ lyrics, clever sampling, guest artists (Joey Bada$$ and Action Bronson included) reveal that…