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Joey Bada$$ is really making a name for himself, especially after Malia Obama rocked a Pro Era shirt last week. The Brooklyn native recently teamed up with another New Yorker, Action Bronson, for his brand new track “Run Up On Ya,” which also features Elle Varner. The song is a bonus track off Bada$$’s debut […]

That awkward moment when you don’t recognize the daughter of the Leader of the Free World wearing your t-shirt. While the White House continues to question how a selfie of Malia Obama surfaced on the World Wide Web, there’s at least one person who definitely does not have the answers: Joey Bada$$. As the picture of President Obama’s oldest repping Pro Era—the Brooklyn rapper’s […]

And now we present to you a teenager’s worst nightmare. The White House is reportedly investigating how a selfie of First Daughter Malia Obama rocking a t-shirt of Joey Bada$$’s rap crew, Pro Era, made it onto the internet. Thanks a lot, President Obama, aka DAD! It’s no secret that the president and First Lady Michelle […]

On the heels of receiving an official cosign from Malia Obama, who was spotted rocking a Pro Era t-shirt, Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ releases new jam “Teach Me,” featuring “Hideaway” singer Kiesza. During his time in the UK, Joey premiered his latest collaboration on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. Towards the end of 2014, GlobalGrind sat […]

Joey Bada$$ is starting 2015 with a bang. The Brooklyn rapper was stopped by security before he was set to take the stage for a show in Australia this past Friday, and as his credentials were being checked, he reportedly punched the guard in the face. According to the Australian Broadcasting Association, Joey broke the security […]

Oooh, aaahhh! If you haven’t heard Canadian singer/songwriter Kiesza’s smash record “Hideaway,” you’ve probably been hiding under a huge boulder. After recording, mixing, and mastering “Hideaway” in less than 90 minutes, Kiesza released the record thinking it would eventually gain traction among dance DJs. Boy, was she wrong. After discretely releasing “Hideaway,” the song took […]

Uh oh! Joey Bada$$ and TDE’s Ab-Soul found themselves in hot water with the police last night in St. Louis, Missouri. The two rappers just finished up a show on “The Smoker’s Club” tour, and found themselves in a precarious situation with the police. It’s unclear as to why Joey and Ab were arrested, but […]

Rock The Bells has added a few new acts to the 2013 lineup. Festival organizers Guerilla Union have announced the third and final artist additions to the hip-hop festival. Harlem rap group A$AP Mob featuring A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Ant, A$AP Twelvy, and A$AP Nast will perform. Also, the underground turned mainstream MC Joey […]

So we got word Joey Bada$$ finally released his new debut mixtape Summer Knights. The 16-track LP features cuts titled “Word is Bond,” “Amethyst Rockstar,” and a bonus track paying tribute to the late CapitalSTEEZ named “#LongLiveSteelo.”  Joey told us last month about the meaning behind the title: “You know, summer is coming and things like […]

Souls of Mischief dropped their classic debut album, 93 ’til Infinity, back in 1993. That was two years before Joey Bada$$ was born. And yet, here we are: it’s 2013 and Joey Bada$$ has a song paying homage to that album called “95 til Infinity.” The song is the latest track to be released from Joey’s Summer Knights EP, […]

It is 2013, right?  Apparently not to rapper Joey Bada$$. The Brooklyn-born MC just dropped “Word is Bond,” the first single off his upcoming Summer Knights EP, and this sh*t sounds like something you would have banged on your tape back in 1994. The song was produced by famed DJ Statik Selektah, who gives us a […]

If we could all agree on one thing, it’s that just about everyone loves beautiful people. We aren’t talking that skin-deep crap, but actual beatiful people inside and out.  PHOTOS: Rita Ora & Kreayshawn Are PAPER Mag’s Beautiful People Nobody loves beautiful people more than Paper Magazine who produces their annual “Beautiful People” issue profiling movers […]