Joey Bada$$ joins Peter Rosenberg at New York’s legendary Chung King Studios in the latest episode of The Process – Complex TV‘s series of one-on-one chats exploring the creative motivations of some of the hottest names in hip-hop music. Joey Bada$$ details his entry into the rap world after meeting manager Jonny Shipes and breaks down the general look and feel of a Pro Era studio session; though Joey Bada$$ enjoys kicking it with friends in the studio, he notes that he prefers a lot less distraction when he’s ready to record. He details recording solo versus working on tracks with the crew and talks about the creative space he’s occupied as of late. He also touches on the warm reception Pro Era has received from their peers despite their throwback sound. The chat is highlighted by the story behind his standout debut single “Waves” and his time in the studio with DJ Premier. Check the footage below to watch the full interview with Joey Bada$$ and Peter Rosenberg on The Process.