Joey Baddass is a rapper/actor from Brooklyn, NY. He was born on January 20, 1995 and his real name is Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott. Both his parents are of Caribbean heritage and he is the first generation American out of his family. His father is Jamaican and mother St. Lucian. Joey Badass released his debut mixtape 1999 in the year 2012. The title of the project is a testament to the year he started recording music.