Joey Bada$$ announces the new release date of its next album, 2000, now scheduled for July 22 via Pro Era/Columbia Records after being pushed back due to sample permission issues. Along with the reveal, he shares a brand new single and video, “Where I belong,” excerpt from the complete project which will arrive almost 10 years to the day after his classic mixtape, 1999. Instead of sharing the new track, Joey’s Summer 1999 2000 North American tour kicks off today with its first stop in Boston.
Watch and listen to “Where I Belong” and pre-order/save 2000Check out the full tour itinerary below and stay tuned for more from Joey Bada$$ coming soon.
Joey Bada$$ Tour Dates:
07/01/22 – Boston, MA @ Big Night Live
7/02/22 – Montreal, QC @ MTELUS
7/03/22 – Toronto, ON @ rebel
07/06/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Living Arts Theater
07/07/22 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
08/07/22 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
9/7/22 – Norfolk, Va. @ La Norva
10/07/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade – Heaven Stage
12/07/22 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
07/13/22 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Fillmore
7/15/22 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom
7/17/22 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex – Rockwell
07/19/22 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
07/20/22 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theater
7/21/22 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
07/23/22 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
7/24/22 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
7/26/22 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
07/27/22 – Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
07/28/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Novo
About Joey Bada$$:
Born Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, Joey Bada$$ grew up in Bed-Stuy reading the works of writers from the Harlem Renaissance and beyond, building a natural transition into rapping with an artist’s keen eye on something that was already familiar to his hometown hip-hop. spectators. At 17, he dropped his 1999 career-launching mixtape, which fused the gritty New York of the past and its present with a technical skill set, making him one of the most sought-after young talents in the world. industry.
Joey’s debut album, 2015’s B4.DA.$$, debuted at No. 5 on Billboard and topped the hip-hop charts. His 2017 album, All-Amerikkkan Badass, showcased his skills as a political writer with a gift for melody, translating his world-weary observations into unifying anthems. In the midst of music, he brought his creativity to a new medium the same year, appearing in a well-reviewed and fan-favorite role on USA Network’s hit show, Mr. Robot. In 2019 he released a collaborative project with Pro Era, Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers, Escape From New York, and toured the country as a collective.
Continuing his acting quest, he recently starred in the Oscar-winning short film Two Distant Strangers and debuted his starring role as the villain, Unique, in “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” from the hit “Power” franchise. on Starz. His last on-screen performances have cemented the fact that he is an ambitious and talented actor who will stick around for a long time.
In early 2022, Joey started teasing that he would be releasing a new album this year with his single “Head High” and recently announced that indeed his new project titled 2000 will be released on the 10th anniversary of his 1999 mixtape. When the project is released, Joey will embark on a 20-date summer tour. 2000 is about to start a new chapter for the 27-year-old multi-hyphenate while closing another. The album’s title reminds the world that time is a concept and it’s truly been a long year since Joey and Pro Era burst onto the scene in 2012.
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