Label: Cinematic Music Group / Creative Control
From: Brooklyn, New York
Active Since: 2012
Best Known Song: "Survival Tactics" f/ Capital STEEZ (2012)
Although he's not even old enough to buy Lotto tickets, this Brooklyn MC is as real as they come. Since dropping the single and video for "Survival Tactics," Joey and his Pro Era crew have been developing a loyal contingent of fans, and everybody's been taking notice of his skills. Joey Bada$$ opened for Mac Miller in NYC and is featured on the song "America" with Mac and fellow under 25 MC Casey Veggies. Joey is only gonna get bigger with the release of his mixtape, 1999, which just dropped this week so hop on now: Download the tape here.
17. Joey Bada$$