Who Is Joey Bada$$?

Comparisons to Nas

“Yeah, that pops up often. Him, Big L, Biggie. People are going to call you that. I’m not mad. It’s an honor to be [compared] to the greats. Of course [I’ve been influenced by them]. These are my favorite artists that they’re talking about and comparing me to.

 

I was feeling pressure, but that whole burden has been lifted off my chest by some guardian angel recently. Like, I’m gonna do what I wanna do.

 

“I was feeling pressure, but that whole burden has been lifted off my chest by some guardian angel recently. Like, I’m gonna do what I wanna do. It’s my music, it’s how I feel. And we’re just gonna do it our way.

“If [I’m not on Hov’s radar yet], then I definitely will be by next week. That’s words from my man Jesse. It’s funny, I asked him that question two days ago. I said, ‘You think I’m on Hov’s radar?’ I heard he’s really up on his shit. That would be dope.”

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