Official Joey Bada$$ Thread PRO ERA.

June 17, 2012 @ 16:49:52
i don't really see anything special tbh


i mean these niggas are just some spoiled brats who look like tumblr dressed them

but hey some idiots have to fall for the hype


ayyy L park lol.
June 17, 2012 @ 18:57:37
you dumbasses hating on the dude without even listening to his shit should actually LISTEN to his shit.

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June 17, 2012 @ 19:03:52
tape was whatever for me. It definitely had some shining moments (Hardknock in particular), but he just isn't really using that to do something creative. Even though it's evident that Joey is a pretty good technical rapper, he rarely deviates from basic rap cliches, which is extremely troubling, because his sound relies almost entirely on a time where if you didn't have something insightful to say, or at least able to present it through a personal/interesting/original perspective, you weren't really much.

IMO, joey just needs time to develop, but that's gonna prove to be hella difficult seeing as how everyone is anxious to go out and discover that next big thing in music.


you make a good point, considering he was really just thrusted into the lime light, he hasn't has time to develop his sound or songwriting properly because of it. I fux with it just because I like listening to people rap well, but he does have growing to do, and it would probably be better for him if he didn't have to do it under a microscope.

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June 17, 2012 @ 19:08:15
stupid name for a rapper
haven't heard it but i already know its some dusty shit just by the name
some shit mix tape to feed those "real hip hop" idiots

you sound stupid as fuck lol
June 17, 2012 @ 19:27:03
dont like the tape, it makes me sleepy. I like SUSPECT doe smokeyface
June 17, 2012 @ 19:59:23
you guys sure are some critics son . i feel like people don't know how to appreciate or complement music anymore . of course this nigga needs to grow , he's 17 and this is his first joint he put together . take it for what it is , but that's just me . i enjoy that fact that this is new but i feel like i'm listening to 90's hip-hop again . then again , everyone has their own opinions i guess .

millions

June 17, 2012 @ 21:15:24
Originally posted by Inactive User
you guys sure are some critics son . i feel like people don't know how to appreciate or complement music anymore . of course this nigga needs to grow , he's 17 and this is his first joint he put together . take it for what it is , but that's just me . i enjoy that fact that this is new but i feel like i'm listening to 90's hip-hop again . then again , everyone has their own opinions i guess .


personally i loved how raw it was, but i think people just aren't used to a mixtape actually sounding like a mixtape anymore.

and fuck, everyone loves SUSPECT, it's the only song i skip. i just can't sit through long ass songs, I guess I just don't have the attention span.

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June 17, 2012 @ 21:19:57
Originally posted by Inactive User
i enjoy that fact that this is new but i feel like i'm listening to 90's hip-hop again.

This. I thought the tape was pretty good. Bumpin it right now.
June 18, 2012 @ 05:58:44
This kid can rap really really well for his age. I like this tape alot

burr

June 18, 2012 @ 21:40:27
Just downloaded 1999 and really feeling the old school vibe and the production. Plus he's only 17 so if Chief Keef just got signed to Interscope then he has to be in with a chance of getting a decent sum for a deal sometime soon.
June 19, 2012 @ 03:22:31
Just downloaded 1999 and have listened a couple times. This shit is so cool! I love the vintage 90's vibe that is obvious. I dig this kind of funky rap too.

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June 19, 2012 @ 03:22:48
Been listenin to 1999 for the past few days shits dope

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June 19, 2012 @ 04:05:32
June 19, 2012 @ 13:59:58
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June 19, 2012 @ 16:48:26
i fuxs wit Pro Era on some third eye sh*t!

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June 19, 2012 @ 17:48:33
thought it was gonna be boring but i actually kinda fuck with it. he can definately rap

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June 20, 2012 @ 21:31:56
Go listen to Deltron if you want concepts, this was a dope tape.

be careful what you pretend to be

June 21, 2012 @ 01:08:56
^What a cop out.
June 21, 2012 @ 03:56:49
i fucks with joey heavy. hes dope . that knxwledge produced track >
June 21, 2012 @ 04:23:11
Gilly Suits
Moderator
So woke up to MTV2 Sucker Free Countdown and this dude was on there with the number 9 video. IMO I hate these cheap imitation 90s rappers. Though I will say he can rap, I am just tired of the cliche.
June 21, 2012 @ 05:09:27
This kid is 17 years old. Damn impressive for his age.
June 21, 2012 @ 05:31:24
Originally posted by Inactive User
So woke up to MTV2 Sucker Free Countdown and this dude was on there with the number 9 video. IMO I hate these cheap imitation 90s rappers. Though I will say he can rap, I am just tired of the cliche.

Ha.

having bars, actual flow, and at least a somewhat original style completely =/= being a 90s rapper. you're getting actual hip hop confused with "90s rap", along with everyone who's said that in this thread so far. genuine self expression/culture will never be a cliche by the way.
He is by no means the best or as good as hype suggests, but is any artists that generates buzz?

yes he is. and what hype? this kid musically shits on any verse anybody in OF has ever done besides some of earl's maybe, and he has like 1/100th the amount of hype they do, if not less. why even say shit like this when real artists start to get buzz again?
June 21, 2012 @ 12:41:52
pssshhhh, look I like the kid musically but he doesn't have a quarter of the originality that OF had coming out of the gate. Theres mad cliche elements through the whole project and while its enjoyable the fact of the matter is OF became as important as it did mainly due to the fact that their whole movement really was insular, NOBODY does that style like those dudes and we've seen MANY people try.

Delivery, production sound, lyricism, flow, overall vibe, at its best Odd Future really did completely set a new precedent for all of that shit and while I definitely appreciate 1999 its far from a game changer
June 21, 2012 @ 14:53:25
pssshhhh, look I like the kid musically but he doesn't have a quarter of the originality that OF had coming out of the gate. Theres mad cliche elements through the whole project and while its enjoyable the fact of the matter is OF became as important as it did mainly due to the fact that their whole movement really was insular, NOBODY does that style like those dudes and we've seen MANY people try.

Delivery, production sound, lyricism, flow, overall vibe, at its best Odd Future really did completely set a new precedent for all of that shit and while I definitely appreciate 1999 its far from a game changer


Why are you bringing Odd Future into the argument? Hop off the tip.

1999 was good, nothing amazing but it's smooth listening the whole way through.
June 21, 2012 @ 15:21:56
1) i dont participate in online arguments, its a discussion, I was making a point
2) the other dude brought up the OF comparison, not me
3) kill yourself faggot
June 21, 2012 @ 15:27:14
1) i dont participate in online arguments, its a discussion, I was making a point
2) the other dude brought up the OF comparison, not me
3) kill yourself faggot


Argument, discussion, whatever. And fine, then why is he being compared to Odd Future at all? This isn't directed towards you, by the way.
June 21, 2012 @ 15:34:14
because we were comparing the levels of Hype between them? Really, this is that hard to follow?
June 21, 2012 @ 15:35:09
Gilly Suits
Moderator
Originally posted by Inactive User
So woke up to MTV2 Sucker Free Countdown and this dude was on there with the number 9 video. IMO I hate these cheap imitation 90s rappers. Though I will say he can rap, I am just tired of the cliche.

Ha.

having bars, actual flow, and at least a somewhat original style completely =/= being a 90s rapper. you're getting actual hip hop confused with "90s rap", along with everyone who's said that in this thread so far. genuine self expression/culture will never be a cliche by the way.


I am pretty sure his style isn't original. His bars are okay not for me as of now. Flow is cool but nothing I will really ride. Fact remains the same him and a slew of worse rappers are riding this 90s train hard.
June 21, 2012 @ 16:37:45
because we were comparing the levels of Hype between them? Really, this is that hard to follow?


I guess I'm just damn witless.
June 21, 2012 @ 17:22:01
best songs from this guy?

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