Song: King To A God (Feat. Dessy Hinds)
Artist: Joey Badass
Joey Bada$$ treats us to a brand new collaboration with his Pro Era compadre Dessy Hinds. On “King to a God,” the young Beast Coast rappers blaze through a thumping beat from Nastee, who’s also worked on records with Mobb Deep, T.I. and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. “I sell rhymes like dimes and leave MFs doom / Since my first tunes, I’ve been raising hell from the tombs,” spits Joey, who turns 23 tomorrow.
Joey Bada$$ has proved to be an incredibly consistent emcee and songwriter as a whole. Each project he’s released has been received with critical acclaim and he continues to get better as he moves forward. Most recently, the rapper honed his songwriting skills to put a spin on Prince’s classic hit, “When Doves Cry.