Rapper ready to change the world

IF YOU check Wikipedia, you’ll learn that “Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known as Joey Bada$$, is a an American Rapper who was raised in Brooklyn, NY. He was born on January 20, 1995 and is currently a member of the hip-hop collective Pro Era. He was first discovered when he posted a rapping video on YouTube were later it was posted on world star seen by president of Cinematic Music Group who ended up giving him a chance and became his manager.”

His new album All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ dropped on April 7, and these are the songs on his new album: “Devastated,” “Front & Center,” “Ring the Alarm,” “Land of the Free,” “For my People,” “Temptation,” “y u no love me,” “Rock-a-bye Baby,” “Super Predator,” “Babylon,” “Legendary,” and “Amerikkkan Idol.”

The 22-year-old rapper also started an acting career starring in the short film, “No Regrets,’’ where he portrayed himself.

Teens have been really liking the new song “Land of the Free” mainly because it talks about having to change before seeing any change happen, and this includes Bada$$ talking about Donald Trump in a verse and how everyone is dying, but nobody is willing to help those in need.

These are a bit of the “Land of the Free” lyrics:

“We can’t change the world unless we change ourselves,

Die from the sicknesses if we don’t seek the health,

All eyes be my witness when I speak what’s felt.

Full house on my hands, the cards I was dealt,

Three K’s, two A’s in AmeriKKKa.

I’m just a black spade spawn out the nebula,

And everything I do is and say today is worthwhile,

Will for sure inspire action in your first child, yeah.”

His new album is spreading very rapidly, and gaining him lots of new fame on various social media sites, not to mention lots of new supporters. He is on tour, but sadly he is not coming to Utah. His two upcoming solo tour dates are May 5 at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami and August 6 at Lollapalooza in Chicago.

This will give him a big chance to interact with his new fans and perform with very big rappers including J Cole.

“It’s clear that Joey Bada$$ is on a mission. From start to finish, All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ is peppered with social commentary, forays into education, and overtly uplifting messages for everyone in the struggle,” according to the allhiphop.com website.

Despite his rise to fame, Joey has had a few obstacles. He was charged for assault after allegedly punching a security guard before one of his performances, leaving the guard with a broken nose and facial injuries. Even though Bada$$ was found not guilty, he still had to attend court.

Conflicting accounts make it difficult to determine what caused this the young rapper to act so violently, but he described a bit of what happened in a track on one of his albums.

Joey overall has really enjoyed being in the music industry. “Ultimately I want my music to talk to everyone. From the microcosm of it you might pull “black struggle” out of it. But the macro is so much greater than that: It’s human struggle. It’s a universal concept. It’s universal music. Ultimately I want it to touch everyone. But yeah, it does speak for a certain demographic of people more than it does others…but ultimately it’s for the world,” as stated on the rollingstone.com website.

His fans mean something really big to him. Without them he wouldn’t be where he is.