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It feels like an internet eon since the Brooklyn teenager Joey Bada$$ rode his '90s boom-bap revivalism to a serious level of online buzz. In reality, it's only been about two years since 1999,…   Read Story »
The young Brooklyn boom-bap nostalgist Joey Bada$$ is apparently way more of an MMA fan than anyone realized. His new song "Mr. Wonderful" is an ode to the UFC light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis,…   Read Story »
The Brooklyn teenage boom-bap revivalist Joey Bada$$ is the sort of rapper who uses the phrase "expand your ocular" in a song that's supposed to be a love-rap. That's just who he is. He will never…   Read Story »
Last year, Capital Steez, a young Brooklyn rapper and member of Joey Bada$$'s Pro Era crew, took his own life just before Christmas. This week, Pro Era has marked the one-year anniversary of his…   Read Story »
The space-rap production legend J Dilla died almost eight years ago, and it's crazy that there are still unused Dilla beats floating around out there in the ether. Well, there are, and the young…   Read Story »
In the video for "My Yout" from the new Summer Knights EP (not to be confused with the Summer Knights mixtape from earlier this year), Joey Bada$$ and collaborator Maverick Sabre traipse around St.…   Read Story »
Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, and a few members of the Pro Era crew were handcuffed by police officers last night during their St. Louis stop of their "Smoker's Club Tour" but were released shortly after. DJ…   Read Story »
Joey Bada$$ will follow-up his summer-released mixtape Summer Knights with an EP of the same name this month. The new collection features a handful of songs that appear on its namesake, including "95…   Read Story »
On his recent Summer Knights mixtape, the Brooklyn boom-bap revivalist Joey Bada$$ found himself falling into something of a stylistic rut. But at least visually, Joey and his collaborators keep…   Read Story »
This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on the festival circuit this summer and our…   Read Story »