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JOEY BADA$$ – B4.DA.$$ ARTWORK AND TRACKLISTING

With January 20, 2015 right around the corner, Joey Bada$$’ official tracklisting for his B4.DA.$$ album is here for you to take a look at. Featuring guest spots from the likes of Action Bronson, Raury, BJ The Chicago Kid and more.

01. Save the Children
02. Greenbax (Introlude)
03. Paper Trail$
04. Piece of Mind
05. Big Dusty
06. Hazeus View
07. Like Me f. BJ The Chicago Kid
08. Belly of the Beast f. Chronixx
09. No. 99
10. Christ Conscious
11. On & On f. Maverick Sabre & Dymeond Lewis
12. Escape 120 f. Raury
13. Black Beetles
14. O.C.B.
15. Curry Chicken
16. Run Up On Ya f. Action Bronson & Elle Varner (Bonus)
17. Teach Me f. Kiesza (Bonus)

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RAPSODY – THE MAN

We all know Rapsody can rap her face off, but she can also deliver a strong message in her music with her Eric G produced ode to men growing up without fathers titled “The Man.”

I wrote this song as a dedication to all the boys growing up without fathers who now have to try and fill those big shoes. I wanted to tell the story of how they have to grow up fast, lose their innocence so young, and the damage it does (no matter your race). The interlude that follows deals with racism, and how people of color have to have these tough conversations with their children that others parents don’t. It’s hard to explain to a five year old that because of the color of their skin, they will be treated differently. But, that’s a reality for us.