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Rapsody is revisiting her Beauty and the Beast EP cut, “Don’t Need It,” with an official remix featuring Brooklyn emcee, Joey Bada$$. Joey helps Rapsody liberate the track with a new verse. Joey holds his own on Rapsody’s track and it’s always great hearing the 20-year-old rapper spitting fire wordplay. Listen to “Don’t Need It (Remix)” featuring Joey Bada$$ after the jump.

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With winter finally on its way out and summer just a few more months away Hot 97 is beginning to reveal the acts that will be scheduled to perform at their annual Summer Jam festival. B.o.B, Joey Bada$$, Travi$ Scott, DeJ Loaf, and Teyana Taylor have just been announced to play at the festival, which is taking place Sunday, June 7 at the Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. Be sure to peep the announcement video after the jump which will, of course, include a number of surprise guests for Sunday’s big show.

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Joey Bada$$’ debut full length studio album B4.DA.$$ is officially out now and to celebrate the release (as well as his birthday) he is dropping a freebie with “Born Day (AquariUS).” The track finds Joey going off, sounding jubilant and uplifted. Produced by frequent collaborator Statik Selektah “Born Day (AquariUS)” will not be on B4.DA.$$ but it is certainly worthy of a listen. Check it out after the jump.

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The wait is finally coming to an end as Joey Bada$$’ much anticipated debut album B4.DA.$$ is set to drop Tuesday (January 20th) and Joey has already shared a few tracks from the album in “No. 99″ and “On and On.” Now he’s sharing one with fellow New Yorker (who also has an album on the way) Action Bronson. In addition to having a superstar feature in Bronson “Run Up on Ya” features production from the always great Statik Selektah. Listen to “Run Up on Ya” after the jump.

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Are you ready for Joey Bada$$’ forthcoming B4.DA.$$ album? After sharing the production credits and features (Dilla, The Roots, Elle Varner, Statik Selektah, Action Bronson, etc.) Joey returns with new heat from the album. “On and On” features production from Freddie Joachim and guest vocal spots from Maverick Sabre and Dyemond Lewis. Listen to “On and On” after the jump and be on the lookout for Joey’s album B4.DA.$$, dropping January 20th.

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Following the untimely death of his cousin and tour manager, Junior B, Joey Bada$$ has went ahead and cancelled the remaining dates of his European tour. Joey Bada$$ has also shared the tracklist for his forthcoming LP, the highly-anticipated B4.DA.$$, which comes out January 20, 2015 via Cinematic Music Group / Pro Era. And today Joey is sharing “No. 99″ produced by Statik Selektah. Check out “No. 99″ after the jump.

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The rapper-producer duo of Freddie Gibbs (Gary, Indiana) and Madlib (Oxnard, California) could not have worked out better than it already has, as their debut collaborative album Pinata from earlier this year has reached a level of critical and fan acclaim very few hip-hop albums have seen in recent memory. And now their excellent “Knicks” cut gets a remix from the great Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, and Ransom. Damn, now that’s a stacked line-up. Listen after the jump and be on the look out for Gibbs and Madlib’s forthcoming Knicks Remix EP due out Nov. 18.

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We are halfway through 2014 and we’ve already been blessed with many great albums so far. But who shall deliver during the second half? Will Kanye drop a Yeezus 2? Is Jay Rock’s album ever coming out? More after the jump!
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Yesterday Pro Era’s de facto leader Joey Badass stopped by Shade 45 to spit a freestyle for DJ Tony Touch’s Toca Tuesday. Needless to say, Joey spits a badass freestyle over Sean Price’s “Figure Four” and G-Unit’s “Smile”. Though fans are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Joey’s new album B4.DA.$$ they will get a kick out of his freestyle session. Check it out after the jump!

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Pro Era doing their best Odd Future here. As in, Powers Pleasant might have something up his sleeve that separates them from their 90s factionalism. Joey sounds smooth over this, and the space between his voice and the keyboards is finally imaginative instead of strict. Check this EDM influenced track after the jump.
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