Joey Bada$$ is a 19-year old rapper from Brooklyn, NY. He burst onto the scene in 2012 with the release of his 1999 mixtape, which was downloaded over 2 million times. Since then Joey has gone on several worldwide tours, performing with the likes of Wiz Khalifa, B.O.B., Disclosure, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Big K.R.I.T. and more.
In 2013, Joey released his Summer Nights mixtape, which was downloaded 2.3 million times including over 500,000 downloads on the very first day. Joey Bada$$ is also the lead MC of Pro Era, a collective of Brooklyn rappers consisting of CJ Fly, Nyck Caution, Kirk Knight, Chuck Strangers, Dyemond Lewis, A La$ole, Dessy Hinds and The 47s.
Joey Bada$$ is releasing his highly anticipated debut album, B4.DA.$$, in September 2014. The album features production from Hit Boy, J Dilla, Syience, Kirk Knight, Chuck Strangers, Carnage, Zo and Statik Selektah. In an interview with Topman Joey said there's "Definitely a few surprises. But you can just expect pure greatness, you know, I’m really putting my all into this."
Joey Bada$$ B4.DA.$$ Track Listing:
1. Save the Children
2. Greenbax (Introlude)
3. Paper Trail$
4. Piece of Mind
5. Big Dusty
6. Hazeus View
7. Like Me featuring BJ The Chicago Kid
8. Belly of the Beast featuring Chronixx
9. No. 99
10. Christ Conscious
11. On & On featuring Maverick Sabre; Dymeond Lewis
12. Escape 120 featuring Raury
13. Black Beetles
15. Curry Chicken
16. Run Up On Ya (Bonus) featuring Action Bronson & Elle Varner
17. Teach Me (Bonus)