Joey Bada$$ Guests on Beats1 'OTHERtone' to Talk Inspiration, Tupac and More

“The things that I’m saying on this album isn’t what you hear rappers saying.”

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Joining Pharrell Williams and Scott Vener on their Beats1 OTHERtone show was none other than controversial rapper Joey Bada$$. While much of the conversation revolved around the Pro Era emcee’s politically-charged inspirations behind ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$, Pharrell had time to toss in some kind words of support for the young artist. Throwing an ever-so subtle comparison to Tupac, Pharrell praised his ability to think and speak outside of the box and encouraged the rapper to use his voice outside of just music. For an in-depth look, check out the video above to watch the interview in its entirety.

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