Joey Bada$$ is a founding member of the hip-hop collective Pro Era, with whom he has released three mixtapes, as well as his numerous solo projects. He released his debut mixtape, 1999, on June 12, 2012, to critical acclaim and recognition, followed by Rejex in September and Summer Knights on July 1, 2013. His debut studio album, B4.Da.$$, was released January 20, 2015. In July 2016, he made his television debut on the USA Network series Mr. Robot. His second studio album All-Amerikkkan Badass was released on April 7, 2017.
He also appeared on Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Grown-ish and the Netflix short film Two Distant Strangers.