Pro Era Family Tree: Meet The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Crew Spearheaded By Joey Bada$$

kirk knight

Name: Kirk Knight
Twitter: @KirkKnight
Age: I don’t believe in age
Role: Rapper/Producer
Bio: Initially billed as one of the group’s main producers, he’s experiencing something of a coming out party now that Summer Knights has dropped, both behind the boards and on the mic. Since the crew dropped the project’s third single, “Amethyst Rockstar,” the buzz has been building about Knight’s verse, while his production on opening track “Alowha” as well as “Right On Time” and the STEEZ tribute track “#LongLiveSteelo” showed a progression from his earlier work. While his beats may be laid back, his vocals—much like Joey’s—have gotten tougher since his first verses on 1999. Knight’s recently dropped a pair of singles in “Dreams” and “Early Morning Hiatus” which bode well for his future endeavors as well.
Best Lyric: “How is Hip-Hop dead? Im still makin’ a killin’
Banana clip peelin’ n ho’s I’m still stealin’
This is not for the soda pop niggas
Take me to the leader of the new school or the block dealas”
—”Amethyst Rockstar”
Best Beat: Joey Bada$$, “Alowha”
# Of Third Eye Mentions: 8

  • Gazaunga

    RIP Capital Steez

    • rdx

      he was the best one in this group

      • Tanvir Ofwgkta

        shut up faggot

        • Thulani Xulu

          joey has a really nice flow.i respect steez but they are on same level with joey.R.I.P Steelo

  • M

    STEEZ was the leader, when they gonna get that shit right.

    • Doug Linares

      Joey Bada$$ and Capital STEEZ are the the leaders, get that shit right dickhead.

    • datnikkadatkilledu

      nooo Bada$$ always was the boss and leader fuck out of here why you mad?

      • Matt

        Capital STEEZ was the one who had the idea to create Pro Era..Survival Tactics was HIS IDEA how was Joey always the boss? Get your facts straight.

  • Lucky Luke

    you forgot Godmind with Ak.

  • Baphomet

    not one mention of STEEZ? considering BEASTCOAST was his idea, and being one of pro eras 4 forming members? And Badass burst on the scene with survival tactics with STEEZ which brought them to a new level of recognition. get your shit straight or don’t say nothin!!

  • Baphomet

    I’m talking about the main introduction page, it wasn’t the mixtape 1999 that got the hype, it was that single that ended up being on it

  • Doug Linares

    yo you know STEEZ had a mixtape out. plus these aint even half smh fans know way more than dumbass bloggers. GTFO MAKE A BETTER ONE OR DELETE THIS ONE CAUSE YALL GOING TO RECEIVE HATE.

  • King L

    Definitely wasn’t his best lyric, why doesn’t this page even mention AmeriKKKan korruption?

    R.I.P Steez

  • datnikkadatkilledu

    Joey Bada$$ is the best. fuck you butt hurt KIng cap steez fans. whether ya like it or not joey is forever the boss and and leader of the pro era. fuck ya haters fuck ya.

    • listenfool

      bro why so fckn negative if u dont believe STEEZ was the best then go tell joey because even joey/all the beast coast members said he was the best in the whole movement (fact)

  • ilove

    how about theres is no leader its a group with equal power on the decisions that they make

  • CapSteez

    Why not mention AmeriKKKan Korruption from STEEZ and The Pursuit V.1 from Nick Caution? Both mixtapes are sublime.