Joey Bada$$ Follows-Up His “King’s Dead” Freestyle With “King Of The Jungle”

Joey Bada$$ Follows-Up His “King’s Dead” Freestyle With “King Of The Jungle”

Joey Badass by Mr. Mass

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The Pro Era chieftain, Joey Bada$$, is on a roll as he dropped a new track titled “King Of The Jungle,” which was produced by the legendary Salaam Remi.

Just one day after decimating the “King’s Dead” beat from Black Panther: The Album with XXXTentacion, Brooklyn’s own Joey Bada$$ surprises fans with another joint titled “King Of The Jungle,” which appears on the Pro Era Records Soundcloud page, and was produced by Salaam Remi.

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The “youngest under 30 on the Forbes list” goes ham-and-cheese over Salaam’s boom-bap drums, Jozif unleashes a flurry of bars and flows, reflecting on his schooling in hip-hop and his mastering of the culture. “I bought tracks with the late, great Christopher Wallace / I’m a hip-hop scholar, graduated with the young God honors / And the wisdom and the knowledge from all of my forefathers,” the Badmon raps.

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Elsewhere on the cut, Joey has no qualms about how hip-hop has allowed him to escape a life in the hood to dining on shrimp and lobster in places considered ultra-good. “I was raised in them neighborhoods so impoverished / Now I get a little taller when I stand on my wallet,” he recalls.

Listen as Joey Bada$$ checks his haters while paying respect to the Notorious One by pressing play on “King Of The Jungle” below:

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