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Joey Bada$$ Claims to Be the #1 Independent Hip-Hop Artist in the World

Lately, New York rapper Troy Ave has been the topic of conversation for selling under an

Lately, New York rapper Troy Ave has been the topic of conversation for selling under an underwhelming number of 4,500 copies of his album Major Without a Deal during its first week. Joey Bada$$ then gave his two cents, taking to Twitter to announce that he is the #1 independent hip-hop artist in the world. The Pro Era frontman reveals that the opening week sales figures of his debut album B4.DA.$$ was 57,000+ units. Selling them at $10 each and pocketing 85% of the profits, he claims to be the most successful indie rapper overall. Read his tweets below, read Troy Ave’s response to him, and let us know what you think.

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