It’s been an odd week for Joey Bada$$.
The rising rapper was arrested in Australia, charged with assaulting a security guard. Yet the hip hop star’s rise was marked by Kelia Obama – the President’s daughter – photographed wearing a Pro Era t-shirt.
With Obama’s daughter reppin’ his crew, Joey Bada$$ has picked an opportune moment to get his most overtly pop moment out there. ‘Teach Me’ features crossover star Kiesza on vocals, and is probably the most natural introduction to Joey’s world the mainstream is going to get.
As ever, though, there’s a nascent bite with Joey Bada$$ retaining his love for their caramel-smooth, Golden Age sound.
Check it out now. (via Stereogum)
Photo Credit: Liam MF Warwick