Joey Bada$$ Talks Capital Steez, New York Radio, All-Amerikkkan Badass + More

The 22 year old Brooklyn MC Joey Bada$$ stopped by to talk about his upcoming album All Amerikkkan Badass. 


He also talked about:

  • Being labeled as a 90's style rapper. "I took it as a good way."
  • Dealing with the death of his best friend Capital Steez and his cousin/former manager Junior. 
  • How music allows him to escape his pain and depression. "They would never let me stop"
  • His album leaking days before the release. "If you listened to the leak, you have to buy 5 copies."
  • His opinion on New York radio. "It doesn't feel the way it felt to me growing up."
  • The importance of being connected to the youth. "The kids always know before the older people."
  • How happy he is to finally meet Angie Martinez. 'This is a moment my mom is proud of."
  • People in the industry making sure good music is on the radio. "People are afraid to say shit is trash."
  • Declaring today his own music holiday, Global Hip Hop Appreciation Day.
  • Clearing up his controversial Tupac Shakur comments + much more.

Watch Joey Bada$$ exclusive freestyle for Angie below

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez is recognized as one of the most influential personalities in popular culture and multi-media. Originally known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie’s nearly 20 years of on-air hosting experience has led her to become the media... Read more


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