Hrishikesh HirwaySong Exploder: JOEY BADA$$

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Joey Bada$$ released his debut album on January 20, 2015: his 20th birthday. It hit the Top 5 on the Billboard charts. For the track "Hazeus View," he worked with Kirk Knight, another member of the Pro Era hip-hop collective. In this episode, the two of them break down the process of making "Hazeus View," how the lyrics reflect Joey’s wide-angle take on religion, and how the beat was inspired by DJ Premier and a beat he made for the Biggie song "Ten Crack Commandments." Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. http://songexploder.net http://twitter.com/songexploder http://facebook.com/songexploder http://itunes.com/songexploder

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