Joey Bada$$ excited fans yesterday evening on Twitter with the announcement of his Beast Coast Tour. The 29-city run kicks off its United States leg March 22 in Portland, Ore, and will hit selective towns throughout the west coast, midwest, and east coast until it lands in Brooklyn rapper’s backyard April 21. Bada$$ will complete the tour […]

Joey Bad@$$ of Cinematic Music Group has signed a deal with Mountain Dew’s Green Label Sounds. The rising rapper out of Brooklyn, New York has been on the lips and ears of many Hip-Hop heads for a better part of the year.

Joey Bada$$ proves yet again that age sometimes has no bearing on one’s wisdom, point of view or candor. In a recent interview with Montreality, the Canada based site asked the Brooklyn MC an array of left field questions, as per usual, with topics ranging from who the “Waves” MC thinks he was in his past […]

The 1999 club shooting that ended with Shyne being sent to jail for 10-year bid, also spared the precious life of Jennifer Lopez—so says the former Bad Boy rapper. Speaking to Charlotte’s WGIV 103.3, the 33-year-old explained that had things happened differently, Lopez wouldn’t be here. “I was thugging and bugging that night, ya dig? […]

When Sean “Diddy” Combs was exonerated of gun charges stemming back to a shooting at Club New York in 1999, he paid off all of the hospital fees of the victims of the shooting. In court documents revealed yesterday according to the New York Post, paid $850,000 out of his own pocket to settle claims by […]

Joey BadA$$’ extremely impressive first effort, 1999, found its way onto many top mixtape lists, including ours. He follows up that effort by going back a little bit with this new/old mixtape, Rejex. The mixtape features songs that didn’t make the cut on 1999, but he felt they were necessary to show the fans his progression so far. He […]

Talented young New York City MC, Joey Bad@$$ has been making a name for himself since his lauded 1999 mixtape dropped a few weeks back. Jay-Z’s viral home, Life + Times, sat down with Joey and his Pro Era crew on the set of a new video and they talked about their big show at the famed, SOB’s in New York. […]

Brooklyn upstart and Cinematic Music Group affiliate Joey Bada$$ drops his first official mixtape titled 1999. After causing quite the buzz with his “Survival Tactics”, “Catharsis”, and “America” feature on Mac Miller’s Macadelic, the high schooler looks to kick off his campaign with a quality project expected to receive a plethora of accolades.

Hip-Hop Wired is sending a special birthday shout-out to his majesty, the Purple One.  Today Prince, aka Prince Rogers Nelson, turns 52. Prince, one of the most successful pop artists in music history, has spawned over ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles in his 30 year career. Due to his strong Jehovah’s witness […]