Download: Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era – PEEP: The Aprocalypse

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Pro Era – PEEP: The Aprocalypse

Earlier this year, TRU scribe Aaron had to virtually pull me kicking and screaming towards listening to Joey’s excellent 1999 tape. A 19 year-old kid with not one, but two currency signs in his name? Ehhh…

Well, eventually he convinced me to give the kid a try and I’m glad to say Joey certainly proved my preconceived notions wrong. This jaded old-head was not dissapointed. Checking this next project from his Pro Era crew will take considerably less convincing.

DOWNLOAD: Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era – PEEP: The Aprocalypse

Sidenote: I’ve seen blogs call this a mixtape (as far as I know there’s no DJ involved though, and it’s not mixed in that sense) and an EP, but this thing is longer than Illmatic so it’s certainly not that. Their own Tumblr calls it a “FREE ALBUM” and that seems the most appropriate descriptor.

Tracklist:

  1. Capital STEEZ, Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly: “Like Water” (prod. by Statik Selektah)
  2. Joey Bada$$, Dirty Sanchez, CJ Fly, Capital STEEZ: “Run or Fly” (prod. by Lee Bannon)
  3. Nyck Caution, Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly: “Wrecord Out” (prod. by Chuck Strangers)
  4. Chuck Strangers, Kirk Knight, Joey Bada$$: “F A Rap Critic” (prod. by Statik Selektah)
  5. Ala Sole, Joey Bada$$: “The Renaissance” (prod. by Einb Special)
  6. Kirk Knight: “Florists” (prod. by Kirk Knight)
  7. Capital STEEZ, Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, Desst Hinds: “Interlude 47″ (prod. by Statik Selektah)
  8. Ala Sole, Nyck Caution: “Resurrection of Real” (prod. by Einb Special)
  9. Dessy Hinds, Nyck Caution: “Vinyls” (prod. by The Entire Producers)
  10. Joey Bada$$, Dyemond Lewis, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution: “School High” (prod. by Brandun DeShay)
  11. Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly: “Overseas” (prod. by Hans Solo & Jonas Cook)
  12. Dessy Hinds, Nyck Caution: “Natural” (prod. by Marvel)
  13. Joey Bada$$, Capital STEEZ: “K.I.N.G.S.” (prod. by Thelonious Martin)
  14. Joey Bada$$, Rokamouth: “Start to Finish” (prod. by Chuck Strangers)
  15. CJ Fly, Dyemond Lewis, Ala Sole, Nyck Caution, Kirk Knight, Rokamouth, Joey Bada$$, Capital STEEZ: “Last Cypher” (prod. by Brendun Deshay)

J.Monkey

1982 was when Jaap van der Doelen aka J.Monkey shot his way out his mom dukes. A mere two years later he was already battling Big Brother and The Illuminati. Whenever he has time to spare from those efforts he writes (about music, mostly), hosts a radio show and designs graphics for a living. He lives in The Netherlands where he continues to be winning.

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