Joey Bada$$'s Summer Knights project has been pushed back
Update: The mixtape/album/EP/whatever has been pushed back.
Summer Knights pushed back....— oG $wank. (@joeyBADASS_) June 10, 2013
As we follow the bread crumbs regarding Joey Bada$$'s Summer Knights project, we're led to yet another music-based obstacle course. The Brooklyn rapper tweeted the following earlier this evening:
summr knights will no longer be an EP.... full-length— oG $wank. (@joeyBADASS_) May 28, 2013
Bada$$ tweeted earlier in the month that it was a Pro Era release, and that it would be an EP, whereas this tweet suggests it might be a solo release. I guess we'll find out on June 12th.
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