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Joey Bada$$ is so ’90s and it really, really worked last night
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Considering I tend to have awful taste in hip-hop, I’m somewhat hesitant to be overly enthusiastic about Joey Bada$$ for fear of jinxing it — like acknowledging a no-hitter in progress. Last night at the Converse Rubber Tracks series at The Sinclair, the ascendant Brooklyn rapper seemed to have lost a little off his fast ball -– a hoarse vocal kept him leaning back for the second half of his set, letting members of his Pro Era collective take most of the leads -– but what might normally be an easy point of criticism actually worked to his advantage, paradoxically. More