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Kirk Knight Went Platinum at 22—Now He Has To Figure Out What’s Next

The rapper and producer scored a hit with his beat for A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane” in 2017. With his new album ‘IIWII,’ he’s trying to figure out how to stay in the spotlight. Or if he even wants to.
Colin Joyce
11.30.18
Premieres

Kirk Knight and Nyck Caution of Pro Era Don't Phone It in for "Dial Up"

You used to call me on your landline.
Phil Witmer
7.13.17
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Kirk Knight Shows off His Production Chops on Debut Black Noise Single "Young Ones"

Ahead of his upcoming European tour, the Pro Era member shares the first instrumental from his new soundscape project.
THUMP Canada Staff
9.15.16
Music

M1 and Joey Bada$$ Draw 'The Message' Out of Today’s Hip-Hop [Premiere]

Joey Bada$$ links up with M1, of Dead Prez fame, to meditate and paint a wall piece in the pilot episode of new series called 'M1's The Message.'
Mike Steyels
6.22.16
Internet Exploring

Joey Bada$$ Has Stopped Trying to Revive Boom Bap on "Devastated," and Damn It's Smooth

His latest track "Devastated" has a hook that's anchored somewhere in the upper regions of the pop charts, yet it's also one of the smoothest tracks he's released in years.
Noisey Staff
5.27.16
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Pro Era-Affiliate Kirk Knight Unpretentiously Wrings out the Hits on New Mix

He reminds us that great mixing involves more than digging up obscure tracks.
Alexander Iadarola
5.9.16
Music

Rappers Talk About Their Struggles with Depression

We spoke to a few hip-hop artists to get their perspectives on depression, suicide, and the music they've dedicated their lives to.
Brian Josephs
4.12.16
Premieres

Watch Pro Era's Nyck Caution's Grimy New Video for "Basin"

The track was produced by Kirk Knight, and is off the rapper's debut album 'Disguise the Limit.'
Noisey Staff
3.11.16
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Pro Era's Kirk Knight and Joey Bada$$ Mob Through New York City in Their "5 Minutes" Video

It's possible to restore the feeling of New York hip-hop eras past without falling down a well of hero worship.
Craig Jenkins
3.3.16
Interviews

Kirk Knight Is Ready to Captain This Starship

The Pro Era rapper has grown up and found a sound to call his own with his debut project 'Late Knight Special.'
Brian Josephs
10.7.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Listen to Kirk Knight's New Song "Dead Friends," Featuring Noname Gypsy and Thundercat

Listen to the meditative latest cut off 'Late Knight Special,' which is due out October 30.
Kyle Kramer
9.29.15
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PREMIERE: Pro Era's Kirk Knight Delivers "Brokeland," His First Single from an Upcoming Project

Unfortunately, Malia Obama is not featured on this track.
Noisey Staff
2.9.15
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