JOEY BADA$$ DROPS SOHOMORE ALBUM ‘ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$’
Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ released his second studio album, All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, today via Pro Era Records. The 12-track project features singles “Land of the Free” and “Devastated” alongside collaborations with J. Cole, ScHoolboy Q, Chronixx, and Statik Selektah, among others.
“Land of the Free”, the album’s second single, was performed by Joey and fellow Reservoir roster-mate Statik Selektah earlier this week on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to a captivated studio audience. The powerful track has notably garnered news recognition due to it’s politically charged message and accompanying music video, co-directed by Joey himself. Furthermore, hit lead single “Devastated” was recently certified gold by the RIAA, giving Joey his first Gold record.
The album has been praised for taking political and social themes head on, with publications like Complex noting, "As each track rolled out, it was clear Joey had something powerful to say...while also delivering a message of hope." Furthermore, Consequence of Sound declares, with this record, "Joey Bada$$ is no longer just a kid inspired by early ’90s hip-hop trying to outrap a never-ending army of whack MCs. Now he’s a self-assured adult who is using his art to examine the world around him."
A.A.B.A. is available in both physical and digital formats. Stream the album below: