18 year old SoulCulture 13 for 13 certified dope Joey Bada$$ took fans back in time Last night, and dropped off a track from his days as a 16 year old emcee named JayOhVee.
The previously unreleased recording over Mos Def‘s classic “Umi Says” instrumental, which was originally supposed to appear on a scrapped mixtape called New Kid On The Block, was shared with the world as part of the Pro.Era crew’s #ProEraWeek of free releases. Give it a spin below.
Listen To: Joey Bada$$ – “20 Miles”
Even as a snot-nosed 16 year old Joey was head and shoulders over most of the older emcees in the game, this kid is destined for greatness.