Joey Bada$$ is an American independent hip hop recording artist who hails from Brooklyn, New York, a breeding ground for some of the most iconic hip hop artists the world has ever known. With his rugged style an invigorating outcome of his Brooklyn neighborhood and surroundings, Joey Bada$$ has been a staple in the hip hop industry for maintaining an authentic, unique and versatile sound — where other rappers may take less risks with formulaic projects, Joey never shies away from keeping his music raw and original.
He is a co-founder of the hip-hop collective Pro Era, with whom he has released two mixtapes and gone on countless tours.
The album sold an impressive 56,000 units opening week making it the #1 rap and #1 independent album in the country that week. “B4.DA.$$” is a monumental project for Joey Bada$$’s career, along with the future of hip hop. It’s henceforth received acclaim from his critics as well as his fans and looks to be the catalyst that will place Joey among hip-hop’s elite.