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Listening To Kodak Black Is A Complicated Thing

Last year, I wrote a column about how Kodak Black was everything great about rap music. Kodak was 18, his star was rising, and he'd…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2017 - 11:03 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The Donald Trump bus tape feels like it's been with us for years. It hasn't. It came out a week ago today. And in the…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2016 - 12:22 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Young Thug Is A Renewable Energy Resource

Atlanta trap music is getting tired. It had a great run. Three or four years ago, this was music that seemed to crackle with electricity.
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 10:24 am

More Joey Bada$$ stories

Joey Bada$$ Says Entrenched Old-Timers Are Holding NY Rap Radio Back

Back when a teenaged Joey Bada$$ first emerged as a burgeoning force in rap, his music reflected a worshipful attitude toward NYC hip-hop's old guard.
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2017 - 9:36 am

Watch Joey Bada$$ Do “Land Of The Free” On Colbert

On Friday, Brooklyn rap fixture Joey Bada$$, who was a Stereogum Artist To Watch almost five years ago, will release his new album All-AmeriKKKan Bada$$.
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 11:31 am

Joey Bada$$ – “Rockabye Baby” (Feat. Schoolboy Q)

Conquering Brooklyn rap hero Joey Bada$$ has proven, over the years, to be such a vital force that we can't really call him a '90s…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2017 - 11:19 am

Donald Trump Impersonator Sues Joey Bada$$ For Shoving Him Offstage

It would seem that Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has such strong feelings about Donald Trump that he's taken them out on someone who is not…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2017 - 9:29 am

Joey Bada$$ – “Land Of The Free” Video

Joey Bada$$ has shared a video for "Land Of The Free," the lead single from his forthcoming sophomore album, All-Amerikkkan Bada$$. It features Joey cinematically…
James Rettig | March 6, 2017 - 5:33 pm

Joey Bada$$ – “Land Of The Free”

Today is Inauguration Day, Joey Bada$$'s birthday's, and the one-year anniversary of his debut album's release. The Brooklyn rapper is celebrating all three occasions --…
Peter Helman | January 20, 2017 - 12:39 am

2nd Annual Yams Day Has Danny Brown, Flatbush Zombies, TDE Members, & More

The second annual Yams Day goes down in exactly one week, and it has grown since the inaugural event. This year to honor A$AP Yams…
Collin Robinson | January 11, 2017 - 4:47 pm

Watch ScHoolboy Q & Joey Bada$$ Face Off In Trampoline Dodgeball

If you haven't caught ScHoolboy Q's Blank Face tour vlog, there have been several entertaining moments that are good for killing time on a boring…
Collin Robinson | December 28, 2016 - 11:29 am

Joey Bada$$ – “Front & Center”

The Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has been sounding less and less like an intentional throwback as he matures, and on the new track "Front &…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2016 - 11:29 am

Denzel Curry – “Zenith” (Feat. Joey Bada$$) Video

Florida spitter Denzel quietly dropped a stellar mixtape in Imperial this past spring. One of the standout tracks was the Joey Bada$$-assisted "Zenith," and today…
Collin Robinson | October 10, 2016 - 12:24 pm

Watch Joey Bada$$ Recite Kanye West’s McDonald’s Poem

Among the many gifts included in Frank Ocean's Boys Don't Cry zine is a poem that Kanye West wrote about McDonalds. It's inspired many great…
James Rettig | August 22, 2016 - 5:32 pm

Joey Bada$$ – “Devastated” Video

Joey Bada$$ steps out of the '90s every now and then, and he did just that with the lightweight trap sound of "Devastated." He premiered…
Collin Robinson | August 10, 2016 - 2:12 pm

Joey Bada$$ Discusses His Seinfeld-Obsessed Mr. Robot Character, Dropping Out Of Young Obama Movie Because Of Coachella

Mr. Robot is a dystopian cyber drama filled with plenty of hacking, conspiracy theories, and revolution. As a nod to the premise of the show,…
Collin Robinson | July 13, 2016 - 11:02 am
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