New York’s Joey Bada$$ sits down for a Q&A session on the latest episode of Power 106’s “Now You Know” web series. Speaking candidly with the camera, Joey shares with viewers his top three favorite West Coast artists, favorite producer, favorite breakfast dish, celebrity crush, his first car and so much more. The young wordsmith also gets into what his favorite city is to visit when he’s touring and what it took for him to really get his solo music career off the ground.
Joey Bada$$ delivers a new music video for “Hilary Swank” featured on his Summer Knights projects which released this past summer. Summer Knights will get a re-release on October 29 and feature bonus material with the Flatbush Zombies, UA, Chuck Strangers and Maverick Sabre. Take a look at Joey’s latest visual offering which features some nice camera work and excellent editing as the rapper effortlessly laces the sample based instrumental. The end also features some bittersweet video footage of Capital Steez and Joey Bada$$ rapping with friends fellow Pro Era members in a cypher and enjoying the moment.
Pro Era and DJ Statik Selektah pay homage to deceased member Captial STEEZ by honoring his memory with “Like Water” live in Irvine, Caif. for the Under The Influence of Music Tour. However, fellow group members CJ Fly and Kirk Knight help Joey pick the mood right back up as they kick into “Survival Tactics” off Joey’s 1999 mixtape.
Joey takes it back to the beginning with one of his earlier hits that shined the spotlight on his talent as a lyrical MC with “Waves” off his 1999 mixtape. Performing live for the crowd in Irvine, Calif. on the Under The Influence of Music Tour with Pro Era member Kirk Knight by his side, Joey kicks his raps over the tracks smooth production provided by Freddie Joachim.
HD VIDEO: Joey Bada$$ hits the stage for the second show in Irvine, Calif. on the Under The Influence of Music Tour. Opening his act with “Alowha” (Prod. By Kirk Knight) off his recent Summer Knights project, the Brooklyn native goes to work and demonstrates to the crowd just why he and his Pro Era crew are in the building in the first place. Take a look at the young spitter do his thing.
SIDEBAR: Video ends at about the 3:00 minute mark and takes you down a dark and deep depressing black hole for the last .54 seconds so you can decide to stay on for the ride or get off early. You decide, the choice is yours.
Young Brooklyn emcee Joey Bada$$ delivers his latest effort with his new Summer Knights mixtape. After leaking several cuts off the project and hitting a slight delay, the Pro Era artist finally delivers a total of 17 tracks and plenty of features from the likes of Kirk Knight, Dessy Hinds, T’nah Apex, Chuck Strangers and Collie Buddz. Producers like Statik Slektah, The Alchemist, Lee Bannon, MF Doom and more also contribute to the project with bangin’ instrumental work. CLICK HERE to download Summer Knights and let us know what you think about the new mixtape in the comments section below.
1. Alowha [prod. by Kirk Knight]
2. Hilary $wank [prod. by Lee Bannon]
3. My Youth [ft. Collie Buddz] [prod. by Chuck Strangers]
4. Afterlife [ft. Kirk Knight] [prod. by Chuck Strangers and Patrick Eulmi]
5. Right on Time [T’nah Apex] [prod. by Kirk Knight]
6. Sweet Dreams [prod. by Navie D]
7. 47goonz [ft. Dirty Sanchez, Nyck Caution and Rokamouth] [prod. by Lee Bannon]
8. Sit N’ Prey [ft. Dessy Hinds and T’nah Apex] [prod. by Navie D]
9. Word Is Bond [prod. by Statik Selektah]
10. Trap Dour [prod. by Alchemist]
11. Satellite [ft. Chuck Strangers, Kirk Knight and Dessy Hinds] [prod. by Lee Bannon]
12. 95 Til Infinity [Prod. By Lee Bannon]
13. Amethyst Rockstar [ft. Kirk Knight] [prod. By MF DOOM]
14. Reign [prod. by Chuck Strangers]
15. Sorry Bonita [ft. Dyemond Lewis, Chuck Strangers, Dirty Sanchez, A La Sole, Kirk Knight, Dessy Hinds, and CJ Fly] [prod. by Oddisee]
16. #LongLiveSteelo (Bonus track) [prod. by Kirk Knight]
17. Unorthodox [prod. By DJ Premier] (Bonus track)
Joey Bada$$ delivers his latest offering with “Amethyst Rockstar” which recently was debuted by the young emcee out in Toronto. The track is produced by the masked villain MF DOOM and will be featured on Joey’s Summer Knights EP which is set to drop next week. Take a listen to the latest leak off the EP below via the audio stream.