Capital Steez and his partner in Rhyme Joey Bada$$ are getting ready to claim 2012. Their Brooklyn crew Progressive Era is blowing up and breathing new life into Hip-Hop with a raw sound that projects sincerity and honesty two quality’s that is hard to come by in the rap game. Capital Steeze was a standout performance in Joey Bada$$’s “Survival Tactics” and his new video Vibe Ratings is the first visual off his free LP “American Koruption” (download free here). “Vibe Ratings” showcases Steez’s playful charismatic lyrical word play against some big burly beats that are guaranteed to get that heading nodding. This is top shelf and worth a spin or two.
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Joey Bada$$ from Brooklyn NY is making some noise on the inter-web and having some problems keeping up with all of his new fans, because as he states “I have homework to do.” This 17-year-old Junior in High school seems to have his priorities straight and is throwing down some beats and lyrics that gives us hope for the future of Hip Hop. Check out is latest “Survival Tactics” and “Waves” a freebie download. All links for proper social network stalking are given below.
“I want to bring the golden-age back. I want to bring back real music, you know? Meaningful songs, stuff like that. I don’t want to do ‘hip-pop,’ I don’t support hip-pop, I want to do Hip Hop. That’s like basically my goal is bringing back the Golden Age. It’s not to say I’m against things that are coming out today, I’m not against anything but I’m all for the golden age of Hip Hop. What I call Hip Hop is like, it has to be special. None of that Pop shit. [Laughs] I can’t really like describe it.”
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