Review | Joey Bada$$ – All-Amerikkkan Bada$$

Just over two years since his strong, debut studio album, B4.DA.$$, Joey Bada$$ has returned with his politically charged sophomore effort, All-Amerikkkan Bada$$. From the title alone – a reference to Ice Cube’s iconic Amerikkka’s Most Wanted album stylisation – All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ grabs the attention before you even listen to its content. The suggestion of social-political conversation is not only relevant, but it has been … Continue reading Review | Joey Bada$$ – All-Amerikkkan Bada$$

Review | Joey Bada$$ – B4.DA.$$

Brooklyn, New York’s very own Joey Bada$$ begins the new year with the release of his debut studio album, B4.DA.$$ (Before Da Money), within which he shows a great deal of growth and maturity, while still maintaining the nostalgic 90’s tint that is a hallmark of this 20 year old’s style. As the title suggests, Joey approached the making of this album with the same … Continue reading Review | Joey Bada$$ – B4.DA.$$

The Importance of the Featured Artist

Not too long ago, I watched an interview with Pharrell Williams where he made statements regarding featured artists on songs and how they’re presented in this day and age. More specifically, his gripe was with the fact that featured guests today must be clearly labelled along side the song title they appear on (speaking specifically about album track lists), whereas in the 70’s & 80’s, … Continue reading The Importance of the Featured Artist