19-year-old Brooklyn hip hop impresario Joey Bada$$ will perform in Sydney for the first time on Thursday December12 at the Metro Theatre.

Bada$$ made his mark last year with his1999mixtape, which attracted plenty of buzz online and led to bigger and better things – further proof of the P.O.I (power of the Internet, mister). triple j picked up the single‘Waves’before Bada$$ droppedRejex: a collection of songs that did not make1999.In June of this year, Bada$$ releasedSummer Knightsand announced that his full-length debut album would arrive early 2014. Joining the fray will be fellow BrooklynitesThe Underachievers, a duo that has signed to Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint and has toured alongside Kendrick Lamar, while hometown boyRemiwill also represent.

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