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

Dyemond lewis

Name: Dyemond Lewis
Twitter: @DyemondLewis
Age: 18
Role: Rapper/Lizard Man
Bio: The output’s not quite there yet, and he only made the cut on Summer Knights when it came to posse cut “Sorry Bonita.” But Dyme’s flow is the laid-back antidote to the grit displayed by some of his cohorts, washing over beats with an effortless flow that would make it seem like he’d barely gotten out of bed, had the lyricism not been on point. His debut solo single “Wordz of the Wize” is delivered over an old-school acid jazz sample that wouldn’t be out of place in a hazy, heroin-heavy jazz club or a soul-soaked blues jam—or, for that matter, as the first cousin to the “Sorry Bonita” beat—while his verse on “School High” doesn’t disappoint. The Supa Slacka—just one of his various aliases—lives up to his nickname for now. Or is it that he’s just found his favored slowed-down tempo in both production and productivity? It’d be nice to hear more from Pro Era’s resident Lizard Man in the near future.
Best Lyric: “I ascend as the seasons go on and I vanish
‘Cause I notice I’m slowly becoming
Way more imbalanced
A king with the crown, firm grip on the chalice”
—”Sorry Bonita”

  • 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.