American rapper Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott is best known by his stage name Joey BadA$$. Rapper Joey, who is famous for his mix of indie and street songs, rose to fame through his mixtapes. Later, he collaborated with MC Capital Steez to establish a hip-hop collective Pro Era.
Previously, he used to perform under the name JayOhVee and later changed it to Joey BadA$$ in 2012. The same year, Joey made his solo debut with the mixtape named 1999. Following up in 2013, he released his another mixtape Summer Knights.
He released his debut studio album, B4.DA.$$, on January 20, 2015. The rapper has made up great achievements in his career. Discover more about his career and his net worth in the article below.
Joey BadA$$ Career
Previously, Joey used to write poems and songs at the age of 11. Later on, he with his school friends Capital Steez and Powers Pleasant founded out their collective Progressive Era or Pro Era.
2010–12: Signing to Cinematic Music
In 2010, Joey uploaded a video on Youtube which showed his freestyle techniques. Further, the video was republished on American hip-hop site World Star Hip Hop.
With this act, he caught the attention of the president of Cinematic Music group Jonny Shipes.
In 2012, Joey and Capital Steez released a video Survival Tactics with the help of their YouTube channel PROfckingERA. Later in February 2012, their collective Pro Era released debut mixtape The Secc$ Tape.
2012: 1999 and rise in popularity
On June 12, 2012, Joey managed to release his debut solo mixtape 1999. The mixtape helped to him gain popularity. It was also named the 38th best album of 2012 by the Complex magazine and best mixtape of 2012 by HipHopDX. On September 6, 2012, he released his next mixtape entitled Rejex.
With the increasing popularity of Joey, American rapper Mac Miller collaborated with him. Joey appeared in the song America which was from Miller’s 7th mixtape Macadelic. He also performed with Juicy J on The Smoker's Club's One Hazy Summer Tour, which was sponsored by Ecko Unltd. and livemixtapes.com.
He was featured on the cut track 1 Train in ASAP Rocky's album Long.Live.ASAP in the year 2013. The same album that featured Kendrick Lamar, Yelawolf, Big K.R.I.T, Action Bronson, and Danny Brown.
2013: Summer Knights
Talking about the year 2013, Joey released second mixtape Summer Knights, Unorthodox. Following up, he released another music video Underground Airplay in February which featured Big K.R.I.T. and Smoke DZA.
Later on March 21, 2013, he started the Beast Coast concert tour with Pro Era, along with American hip-hop duo The Underachievers and Flatbush Zombies.
On October 29, 2013, Joey released his another tape Summer Knights EP. The tape managed to peak 48 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart the same year.
2014–present: B4.DA.$$ and All-Amerikkkan BadA$$
On August 4, 2014, Joey released his debut studio album entitled Big Dusty. On January 20, 2015, Joey released his another album entitled B4.DA.$ $. On September 3, 2015, Joey Badass released a collaborative single Hood along with Korean hip-hop group Epik High's Tablo.
Further on October 6, 2015, he collaborated with British indie rock band Glass Animals and released his single entitled Lose Control.
Later on May 26, 2016, he released his another single Devastated. The very song peaked at 25 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. The single was also certified gold by RIAA on January 6th, 2017.
In the same year, he released his albums like Land of the Free, All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, Everybody, Rockstar. He also collaborated with Florida rapper XXXTentacion and managed to release albums like King's Dead, Infinity (888).
Net Worth and Salary of Joey
out of his career as a rapper, Joey Badass has made a net worth of $5 million. Primarily, he has made this amount with the sale of his albums and mixtapes. Also, he made up this worth from his Television appearances.
His other sources of incomes are his live performances, concerts, and tours. He has also made up his worth from his two studio albums.
Moreover, his collaborative Pro-Era has a million subscribers which sum up to 19 million views for their video. He also makes his money from his Youtube channel.
The rapper’s annual income bounds to be at $352,941. He also earns a sum of $78,431 from his various endorsements involvements.