jakub | April 27, 2024

Roo AOTD #81 Joey Bada$$


All aboard the hype train for Bonnaroo 2024! Only 47 days until we are all on the Farm again, can you believe it? It’s coming up fast and we can’t wait to be dancing with all of you at Bonnaroo! Today’s Artist of the Day is the one and only Joey Bada$$. Learn more about the artist below. Don’t forget to check out all of our artist spotlights! Thank you for reading these posts!

Artist Biography

Joey Bada$$, aka Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, is a Brooklyn-born rapper. Joey first started performing under the name JayOhVee but changed it to Joey Bada$$ before his group the Pro Era crew, featuring Powers Pleasant, Capital STEEZ, and Dirty Sanchez, signed to Cinematic Music in 2012. The same year, Joey debuted his solo mixtape 1999, which was followed by the Summer Knights EP later in the year. In 2015, he released his debut album B4.DA.$$ which featured a track with a lost beat from the great J Dilla that the Roots helped finish. The following year, Joey secured a role on the show Mr. Robot during the second season and appeared in the show until the final season in 2019. In 2017, he released his sophomore album All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ featuring ScHoolboy Q, Styles P, and J.Cole. Joey continued to star in various shows, including Boomerang, Grown-ish, and Wu-Tang: An American Saga. In 2022, Joey released his third and most recent album 2000 featuring JID, Larry June, and Diddy. The album debuted at number 25 on the Bilboard Top 200 Charts.

Genre

East Coast Hip-Hop, Boom Bap, Jazz Rap

Scheduled at Bonnaroo

Sunday (Link to Daily Schedules)



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