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$$ – READY

Joey Bada$$ is “back with a vengeance” on new track ‘Ready’.  The Beast Coast MC clearly isn’t resting on the laurels of his debut album ‘B4.DA.$$‘; as the artwork suggests, ‘Ready’s tone is a confrontational one.  Over production from Statik Selektah, Bada$$ warns that he’s not going anywhere, relishing the fact that he’ll soon be a household name.…

JOEY BADA$$ – ROUNDHOUSE, CAMDEN

Monday night saw Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era continue into phase four of their ‘World Domination Tour’.  Bringing the ‘European Invasion’ leg to Camden’s Roundhouse, the Brooklyn collective will go on to play four more dates in the UK before hitting the rest of the continent and rounding things off back home in NYC. It’s testament to the…

STATIK SELEKTAH – BEAUTIFUL LIFE

Taken from his recent ‘Lucky 7’ album, Statik Selektah releases a new visual to accompany star-studded single ‘Beautiful Life’.  The video, apparently a result of Action Bronson’s laissez-faire attitude sees him enjoying a few of the finer things alongside Statik Selektah and Joey Bada$$ on board a yacht in Croatia – not bad if you…

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

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…

STATIK SELEKTAH – LONG TIME [FT. ACTION BRONSON]

With only three days to go until his new album ‘What Goes Around’ drops on August 19, Statik Selektah releases the Action Bronson-assisted ‘Long Time’.  The indulgent production recalls gritty Bronx gangster movies, which matches Bam Bam’s grandiose style brilliantly.  Selekt has also released a promotional short for the album, which features a selection of…

STATIK SELEKTAH – ALARM CLOCK

After ‘The Imperial‘ and ‘Carry On’, Statik Selektah releases a third track from his upcoming album ‘What Goes Around’ [August 19].  ‘Alarm Clock’ features verses from Ab-Soul, Jon Connor and Logic, and a hook courtesy of Francesca, all of whom shine over Statik’s laid-back, boom bap production.  Stream below via SoundCloud.