What is the first song you ever wrote? A pre-order should pop up in the U. Favorite New York athlete of all time? An album that you can listen to front to back, no problem. Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution and Meechy Darko 9. When I made the song, it was my favorite right away. It was released on April 7, 2017, by and. While the album specifically chronicles the horrors of being a young black man in America, Joey articulates his angst in a way that easily resonates with anyone stumbling under the weight of oppression.
On the day before his sophomore album was released, the man also known as Jo-Vaughn Scott talks music, where he eats in New York City and the moment he realized he was famous. This album is a gateway to let Joey garner real fame, I don't think he wants to keep his career going opening up for people like q. The song's accompanying music video was released on March 6, 2017, on 's YouTube account. I literally hate people having expectations. It was never recorded either. An element about it to me is pop, but in a very good way.
It would be crazy to see if he could even make it to the Finals and just like put up a fight. Even the music video teeters back and forth between a uniquely American set of images. Are there any that come to mind to you as classic albums? Archived from the original on January 21, 2017. This conversation has been edited for clarity and length. At , which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an score of 75, based on 15 reviews.
It be like the epitome of where I want to go with my music. It was kinda hard for me to focus. We can expect great music. I definitely want to perform there. What would you tell your 15-year-old self? We can expect to accept this body of work. It's hella good for you, and it's almost my hesitance with it: the fact that it's so good for you, because these kids these days want candy.
Not too different, you know? That s— is a f—ing classic album for sure. That was the first full song I wrote. . Archived from the original on June 5, 2016. Something that just resonates with your mind, body and spirit. The song was produced by 1-900 and Kirk Knight.
Joey performed the single on on April 3, 2017. The cover features the rapper leaning out of a car with his middle fingers up, a revamped version of the American flag waving behind him. The titles from both projects contains an overt reference by Los Angeles-based rapper 's first solo album. You can also break it up and listen to it in any order you wish and it just sounds good. Archived from on April 15, 2017. The Brooklyn rapper clarified that this image will be under the American flag sleeve on physical copies of the album.
Aside from yourself, who do you think has the best song of 2017 so far? Archived from the original on March 4, 2017. The message can be preachy, but the pace is conversational. Some young love, some puppy love. Whereas the top half dozen songs flex Joey's evolved songwriting and beat selection, the bottom has Statik Selektah handling a few more beats and thus opening up Joey's perfect in-pocket rhyming. I blew up when I was 17, the summer going from junior to senior year. The clean sky in the background graduates from light blue to white, teasing with nostalgic, counterculture Americana. A grassy high school football stadium in one scene, the New York City skyline glittering in the next.
Archived from the original on June 12, 2017. That was a long time ago. The song was produced by Kirk Knight and Adam Pallin, both of whom produced Joey's first single. The song was produced by , and. I realized that I was really good at rapping when I was 16 years old.
If people expected more boom bap, 1. Why would he regress to making the same stuff he made in high school and 2. That's the best thing I can say about it: it's very strong music. Probably a Scream Tour when I was younger. In short, it's the album fans of the New York rapper always knew he was capable of making.