American rapper and singer Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott known professionally as Joey Badass has released a new song, “Survivors Guilt (Steez Tribute)” from his third studio album, “2000.”
The founding member of the hip-hop collective Pro Era released his debut mixtape, 1999, in June 2012 to critical acclaim and recognition, followed by Rejex in September, and Summer Knights in July 2013.
Joey Badass’ debut studio album, B4.Da.$$, was released in January 2015. In 2016, he made his television debut on the USA Network series Mr. Robot. His second studio album, All-Amerikkkan Badass, was released in April 2017.
On December 28, 2017, Joey Badass announced via Twitter that he was originally featured on Post Malone’s track “Rockstar” along with T-Pain. Badass also admitted to ghostwriting the track.
Florida rapper XXXTentacion announced on Instagram that he had a collaboration project with Joey Badass, Badass later confirmed this on January 20, 2018. The two dropped a remix of the song “King’s Dead” on SoundCloud on March 9, 2018. The two later on dropped a song titled “Infinity (888)” on XXXTentacion’s second studio album ? one week later on March 16. With the murder of XXXTentacion, though, their collaborative project is all but confirmed to be not happening.
On June 12, 2018, Joey re-issued 1999 on all streaming services and vinyl for its 6th anniversary, and in a following interview with Peter Rosenberg, revealed his fatherhood, making public his first child, then 2-month-old Indigo Rain.
In December 2019, he was also featured in XXXTentacion’s second posthumous and last album, Bad Vibes Forever.
In July 2020, Joey Badass released a 3-track EP entitled The Light Pack. In November, he featured on Phony Ppl’s “On My Shit”.