On the day before his sophomore album was released, the man also known as Jo-Vaughn Scott talks music, where he eats in New York City and the moment he realized he was famous. That would be f—ing insane. That's the best thing I can say about it: it's very strong music. Archived from on April 15, 2017. This conversation has been edited for clarity and length.
What can we expect from your new album? Are there any that come to mind to you as classic albums? Archived from the original on March 4, 2017. Some young love, some puppy love. We can expect to accept this body of work. Favorite New York athlete of all time? I blew up when I was 17, the summer going from junior to senior year. The song was produced by Kirk Knight and Adam Pallin, both of whom produced Joey's first single. He won't make a better boom bap album than 1999.
At , which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an score of 75, based on 15 reviews. What would you tell your 15-year-old self? The song's accompanying music video was released on March 6, 2017, on 's YouTube account. The message can be preachy, but the pace is conversational. Something that just resonates with your mind, body and spirit. Archived from the original on June 12, 2017. While the album specifically chronicles the horrors of being a young black man in America, Joey articulates his angst in a way that easily resonates with anyone stumbling under the weight of oppression.
You can also break it up and listen to it in any order you wish and it just sounds good. Or probably when I made a makeshift studio in my house and jump-started my career. The Brooklyn rapper clarified that this image will be under the American flag sleeve on physical copies of the album. It was released on April 7, 2017, by and. Probably a Scream Tour when I was younger. Archived from the original on January 21, 2017. The song was produced by , and.
This album is a gateway to let Joey garner real fame, I don't think he wants to keep his career going opening up for people like q. I definitely want to perform there. The song was produced by 1-900 and Kirk Knight. If people expected more boom bap, 1. An element about it to me is pop, but in a very good way. We can expect great music. In short, it's the album fans of the New York rapper always knew he was capable of making.
That was the first full song I wrote. I literally hate people having expectations. Imagery to watch with interest in these times. Why would he regress to making the same stuff he made in high school and 2. . A grassy high school football stadium in one scene, the New York City skyline glittering in the next.
When I made the song, it was my favorite right away. Even the music video teeters back and forth between a uniquely American set of images. The titles from both projects contains an overt reference by Los Angeles-based rapper 's first solo album. That was a long time ago. It was kinda hard for me to focus. The cover features the rapper leaning out of a car with his middle fingers up, a revamped version of the American flag waving behind him.
I realized that I was really good at rapping when I was 16 years old. What is the first song you ever wrote? I wanna be this nigga. The clean sky in the background graduates from light blue to white, teasing with nostalgic, counterculture Americana. It's hella good for you, and it's almost my hesitance with it: the fact that it's so good for you, because these kids these days want candy. It would be crazy to see if he could even make it to the Finals and just like put up a fight. Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution and Meechy Darko 9. Aside from yourself, who do you think has the best song of 2017 so far? It be like the epitome of where I want to go with my music.
That s— is a f—ing classic album for sure. A pre-order should pop up in the U. Not too different, you know? Joey performed the single on on April 3, 2017. It was never recorded either. An album that you can listen to front to back, no problem.