Joey Bada Net Worth
Joey Bada was born on July 18th, 1988 and is from New York City. He’s a rapper and entrepreneur who has been working hard to make his dreams come true since he was just 17 years old. At that time, Joey had already started two businesses and released three mixtapes. Now at age 27, Joey has achieved success with his music career and other business ventures such as real estate development and acting. His net worth currently stands at $3 million!
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|Birthday date:||July 18th, 1988|
Facts about Joey Bada
Joey Bada was born and raised in the Bronx. His lifestyle was influenced by his father, rapper Daddy-O from DMS Crew, who had a significant impact on him as he grew up. Joey would often accompany his dad to recording sessions with Run-DMC, where he met Jam Master Jay for the first time at seven years old.
He developed an interest in hip hop music during this time, which led him into rapping while playing various instruments such as guitar and drums. In 1995, after releasing three studio albums under Def Jam Records’ imprint Loud Recordings, Joey signed with Virgin Records to release two more solo records before going back to Def Jam again later that year.
In 2003, it was announced that he signed with rapper and producer Jay-Z’s label Roc-A-Fella Records.
In 2005, after releasing his fifth studio album, The Bada Game in the same year; Joey left Def Jam again to form his independent label Bad Boy Entertainment with CEO Diddy and rapper Kanye West who was previously under contract Roc-A-Fella.
Joey’s first compilation album was released in 2006 entitled: “The Best of Me”. It featured 31 songs, including notable tracks such as “Fiesta (Remix)” featuring Toni Braxton, “I Want You Back” from Michael Jackson and away called “Pimpin'”, which had an accompanying music video starring Taraji P. Henson.
In 2007, Joey began to work on his sixth studio album entitled “The Big Doe Rehab”, and it was released the following year in 2008. The rapper would then release a second compilation album that same year, with Roc-A-Fella Records, who were now under Def Jam’s distributor Universal Music Group called:” “. It included 18 tracks such as “Bada Bing! (Remix)” featuring Ashanti, “I Can’t Live Without My Radio”, which also featured Toni Braxton and Sheek Louch of DMS Crew fame, among others.
What makes him successful?
Joey BadA$$ is a rapper from Brooklyn, New York. His style has been described as “soulful hip-hop with clever wordplay and razor-sharp wit” (Rolling Stone) by many critics who have praised his music for its Afrocentric themes, diverse production styles and clever lyrics. Who are some of the artists that influenced him in the rap game? Tupac Shakur, Nasir Jones, Rakim Allah The God MC, and Mos Def all impacted how he approached writing songs. He’s also heavily inspired by jazz musicians like Miles Davis and John Coltrane, among others which you can hear in tracks such as ‘Amethyst Rock Star’ and ‘The World Outside.’
Joey became more well known when rapper Kanye West took him on tour as an opener for his Yeezus Tour in 2013. He was also featured on the song “Don’t Like” with Pusha T, a rapper from Virginia who is one-third of The Clipse rap group.
Joey’s debut album, Bada$$, was released on January 20th 2016. It reached number one in the US and UK R&B/hip-hop charts and reached the top 40 in over ten countries around the world. Joey has been nominated for two Grammys so far and is set to release a second album in 2017.
The rapper’s success can be attributed to his prolific output and clever lyrics, and the various styles of music that he incorporates into his songs. In terms of style, Joey Bada$$ is a part of what has been described by The New Yorker writer Sasha Frere-Jones as an “Avant hip-hop” movement, which is characterized by “vanguard rap”.
Joey Bada was raised by his single mother and had two siblings. He played basketball until he broke his wrist in an accident at the age of 15-year-old. His mom forbids him to play sports for a year due to this injury; Joey instead invested time in music.
He grew up listening to artists like Jay Z, Nas, DMX, who all influenced him greatly with their lyrics about struggle and hustle. When he had just turned 16 years old, Joey released three mixtapes: “1999”, “Summer Knights”, and “Rejuvenation” which helped get more attention on himself as an artist as well as build buzz for what would soon be his debut album.
On November 15th, 2012, he released “All-Amerikkkan Bada$$”, which is considered one of the most successful hip hop albums in the history of debuting at number #12 on Billboard 200 charts and has sold over 130 thousand copies since its release date. The rapper also toured with JAY Z during this time to support the album. He later went on a nationwide tour called “The Good American Tour” from September 2017 until October 2018. It was announced back in March 2019 that Joey would be teaming up with another rapper Nas for an upcoming joint project titled ‘STN MTN: A Drive-Thru Story.’
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