A stand-out star in rap’s Beast Coast motion, 23-year-old Brooklyn native Joey Bada$$ introduced The Amerikkkana Tour to San Francisco on Tuesday, Might eight, with assist from up-and-coming LA rappers Boogie and Buddy, thrilling the packed Regency Ballroom crowd along with his gritty and spirited efficiency.
The younger artist and co-founder of the Brooklyn-based collective Pro Era caught mainstream consideration in the summertime of 2012 along with his critically acclaimed debut mixtape 1999. He has since developed a cult following because of his intricate rhyme schemes laid towards ’90s-rap-style, boom-bap beats and a maturity far past his years.
After kicking off the present with the moment aggression of Rockabye Baby, that includes Schoolboy Q, and Ring the Alarm, two of his hardest tracks so far, the Badmon weaved his means by way of introspective tracks from his second mixtape Summer Knights, his debut album B4.DA.$$, and a few fan favorites that includes the late Professional Period founder Capital STEEZ.
The group was greater than prepared when it got here time for the politically-charged works from his sophomore album All-Amerikkkan Bada$$. Shirtless and dripping with palpable inventive vitality, Joey stored all eyes glued to the stage as he asserted his rightful rage in Temptation, Land of the Free, For My People, and others, specializing in the struggles of life as a black American.
Together with his politically and socially-focused work sitting proper alongside in style singles comparable to 500 Benz, Pull Up that includes A$AP Ferg and produced by fellow Professional Period co-founder Powers Pleasant, in addition to the platinum smash Devastated, Joey Bada$$ has cemented himself as one in all rap’s strongest lyricists and his path appears to be main straight to the highest of hip hop’s higher echelon.
The Amerikkkana Tour continues by way of the month of Might. Discover the cease closest to you under.
5/11/18 – ROSELAND – PORTLAND, OR
5/12/18 – VOGUE THEATRE – VANCOUVER
5/13/18 – THE SHOWBOX – SEATTLE, WA
5/15/18 – THE COMPLEX – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
5/17/18 – OGDEN THEATRE – DENVER, CO
5/18/18 – THE TRUMAN – KANSAS CITY, MO
5/19/18 – FIRST AVE – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
5/20/18 – TURNER HALL BALLROOM – MILWAUKEE, WI
5/22/18 – DELUXE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN
5/23/18 – CONCORD MUSIC HALL – CHICAGO, IL
5/24/18 – ST. ANDREWS HALL – DETROIT, MI
5/25/18 – PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE – TORONTO, ON, CA
5/26/18 – M TELUS – MONTREAL, QC, CA
5/27/18 – DANFORTH MUSIC HALL – TORONTO, ON, CA
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