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Joey Bada$$ Announces the Second Annual Steez Day Festival

Boom-bap revivalist Joey Bada$$ started the Steez Day Festival last year as a tribute to his late friend and fellow rapper Captain Steez, and yesterday…
Dan Weiss / May 20, 2016

Joey Bada$$ to Have Recurring Role in Season 2 of ‘Mr. Robot’

Joey Bada$$ is going to appear in season 2 of the critically acclaimed hacking-and-sabotage drama Mr. Robot. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the B4.DA.$$ rapper is going to play a "close…
James Grebey / March 4, 2016

Joey Bada$$ Got in a Fight Outside Kanye’s MSG Showcase Last Night

Joey Bada$$ got into a scuffle with a photographer as he departed Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 extravaganza last night. The Pro Era rapper was upset when the…
Anna Gaca / February 12, 2016

Kendrick Lamar, FKA twigs, Justin Bieber, and More Share New Calvin Klein Ads

Calvin Klein unveiled its latest ad campaign yesterday (called #mycalvins), featuring photos of Kendrick Lamar, FKA twigs, SPIN's 2015 Rookie of the Year Fetty Wap,…
Rachel Brodsky / January 27, 2016

A$AP Rocky, Joey Bada$$, and More to Throw A$AP Yams Tribute Concert

A$AP Yams, the 26-year-old founder of the A$AP Mob hip-hop collective, died on January 18 of this year. To mark the one-year anniversary of his…
James Grebey / December 16, 2015

Hear Joey Bada$$ and Glass Animals Collaborate on ‘Lose Control’

New York rapper Joey Bada$$ and the low-key British band Glass Animals make unlikely bedfellows, but they've just released a collaborative track called "Lose Control" out of nowhere.
Brennan Carley / October 6, 2015

Watch Action Bronson, Statik Selektah, and Joey Bada$$ Live a ‘Beautiful Life’ on a Boat

Just in time for Labor Day, Statik Selektah has enlisted a yacht in Croatia to host him, Action Bronson, and Joey Bada$$ in the video…
Harley Brown / September 4, 2015

Joey Bada$$ Has Some Strong Words for Bill Cosby ‘Slanderers’

Joey Bada$$ took to Twitter this morning to share some thoughts regarding what he described the media's "slander" of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby. As…
Rachel Brodsky / July 20, 2015

Joey Bada$$ Has Money Problems in ‘Paper Trails’ Video

Joey Bada$$ has a knack for pairing his tracks with simple, affecting visuals. Following on the the brutal police violence-themed video for "Like Me," he's…
Colin Joyce / June 16, 2015

Joey Bada$$’ Powerful ‘Like Me’ Video Addresses Police Brutality

Joey Bada$$ is adding to the national conversation about police shootings in the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, and numerous other unarmed black…
James Grebey / February 11, 2015

Review: Joey Bada$$’ Throwback ‘B4.DA.$$’ You’ll Want to Throw Back

Though Joey Bada$$ has turned icy in the past when critics compare his music to '90s boom-bap, he seems to have gotten over it. On…
Rebecca Haithcoat / January 21, 2015

Joey Bada$$ Arrested in Australia for Allegedly Assaulting a Security Guard

Update: A representative for Joey Bada$$ issued a statement regarding the incident: "There was a misunderstanding with security at the Byron Falls Festival show, which resulted in…
James Grebey / January 5, 2015

Stream Joey Bada$$’ Forward-Marching New Single ‘On & On’

Just a couple of weeks into 2015, New York rapper Joey Bada$$ will finally release his long-awaited debut studio LP B4.Da.$$, and as if to…
Andrew Unterberger / December 30, 2014

Stream the New Nostalgic Jam From Joey Bada$$, ‘Curry Chicken’

Shortly after releasing "No. 99," the aggro first single from his upcoming debut album, B4.DA.$$, Joey Bada$$ has unveiled another cut titled "Curry Chicken." Paying homage…
Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2014

Watch Joey Badass Set Brooklyn Aflame in His ‘No. 99′ Video

One day after revealing his new track, "No. 99," Joey Bada$$ has released its accompanying music video. Directed by Rik Cordero, the clip is made to…
Rachel Brodsky / December 9, 2014

Hear Joey Badass’ Moody New Track, ‘No. 99′

With just a few weeks to go until the release of his debut disc, B4.Da.$$, Joey Bada$$ has unveiled an aggro new track called "No. 99."
Rachel Brodsky / December 8, 2014

Joey Bada$$ Gives ‘My Yout’ a Sharp New Hook With Maverick Sabre

Brooklyn rhymer Joey Bada$$ revamps his Collie Buddz-featuring Summer Knights highlight "My Yout" with an assist from Maverick Sabre. The Anglo-Irish reggae-dubstep singer/rapper/songwriter (really) gives the song…
Chris Martins / October 25, 2013

Joey Bada$$ Is Really Proud That Kendrick Lamar Likes Him

Joey Bada$$ relives past glories in the just-released video for "Hilary $wank," a jazzy cut off of the Brooklynite's Summer Knights mixtape. The four-minute clip opens on…
Kyle McGovern / October 14, 2013

Joey Bada$$ Aims to Literally Torch Kendrick Lamar on ‘Control’ Response

Kendrick Lamar's infamous rapper-eating "Control" verse has undoubtedly accomplished its two-fold goal: one, to put the Compton prince's name on the lips of hip-hop fans everywhere;…
Chris Martins / August 26, 2013

Joey Bada$$, ‘Summer Knights’ (Cinematic Music Group)

Joey Bada$$ was born to the world as an Internet explosion on February 23rd, 2012, the day his "Survival Tactics" video hit YouTube. It quickly…
Phillip Mlynar / July 3, 2013
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