9. Joey Badass – 1999
At the ripe age of 17 Joey Badass has already accomplished a lot for himself. Fresh off the release of his wildly popular “Survival Tactics” video he struck gold again when dropping his 1999 mixtape. Let’s put it this way, this certainly isn’t the first list this album has landed on. Just like the aforementioned Troy Ave, Joey Badass resides in Brooklyn.
Expect to see plenty more new material from Joey Badass in the coming months as he tries to expand his following and claim his place among the New York greats.
Download: Joey Badass – 1999