Joey Bada$$ Cancels European Tour Following Cousin’s Death

Joey Bada$$ took to Twitter yesterday (Dec. 6) to announce the cancellation of the remainder of his European tour dates after suffering the loss of his cousin, Junior B, a member of the Pro Era crew. The rapper mourned his loss on Instagram, writing a heartfelt message: Today We lost a solider…. But I know you’ll be forever watching over… Rest in PEace to my big cuz/pro/brother/manager/guardian/angel. No one will ever take your place and I promise we gonna keep pushing way stronger in honor of you…. No one will ever understand how much of a selfless and loyal person you was. In this last year I don’t know what I would of done without you.. You saved me bro just when I thought I couldn’t go any longer u came into the picture and shifted my entire drive. Never have I’ve known someone so inspired to work and help their fellow peers. It’s kinda hard writing this without crying, I’m so torn apart… But I know no matter what you would just want to see us win. #b4damoney wouldn’t have been the same without you involved.. I’m forever changed but thank you for blessing us with your heavenly gift and may your soul rest in peace… To my big cuz Junior… On Twitter, he apologized to his fans for cancelling the tour dates, writing that he could not “find the strength:”

But fans fortunately have a piece of good news despite Joey Bada$$’s loss. The tracklisting for his upcoming album B4.DA.$$ has hit the Web. The deluxe edition features collaborations with BJ The Chicago Kid, Raury, Action Bronson and Elle Varner. Peep it below. The album drops Jan. 20: 1. “Save The Children” 2. “Greenbax (Introlude)” 3. “Paper Trail$” 4. “Piece of Mind” 5. “Big Dusty” 6. “Hazeus View” 7. “Like Me” (Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid) 8. “Belly of the Beast” (Feat. Chronixx) 9. “No. 99? 10. “Christ Conscious” 11. “On & On” (Feat. Maverick Sabre & Dymeond Lewis) 12. “Escape 120? (Feat. Raury) 13. “Black Beetles” 14. “O.C.B.” 15. “Curry Chicken” 16. “Run Up On Ya” (Feat. Action Bronson & Elle Varner) (Bonus Track) 17. “Teach Me” (feat. Kiesza) (Bonus Track)