New Big K.R.I.T. Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


2017-11-15-big-krit-social-media

How Reading Comments on Social Media Changed Big K.R.I.T.‘s Psyche [Feature ]

Artists might say that they don't pay attention to social media, but they do. Really, they have no choice. Aside from the JAY-Zs, Eminems, J. Coles and Kendrick Lamars of the hip-hop world, upper 1% superstars who... Read More

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10 Best 3-Song Album Sequences of 2017, Ranked [Feature ]

Crafting an album without a single skippable song is a rare, special feat. Sequencing matters. Just throwing a collection of songs together can be the careless approach that ruins an entire listening experience for... Read More

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WLPWR’s Instrumental Role in Big K.R.I.T.’s ‘4eva Is A Mighty Long Time’ (Interview) [Feature ]

From the first listen of his newly-released album 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time, it’s evident Big K.R.I.T. delivered a masterpiece. He found his groove, harnessed his energy, and presented his story in a... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. Reveals How Much He Spent on ‘4eva Is a Mighty Long Time’ Features [Feature ]

A star-studded line-up of guest features appear on Big K.R.I.T.'s newly-released album, 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time, including T.I., CeeLo Green, UGK and Lloyd, but according to the Mississippi-born artist-producer,... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. on Alcoholism & Depression: “I Don’t Mind Telling People What I’ve Been Through” [Feature ]

On the second-half of his newly-released double album, 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time, Big K.R.I.T., operating under his government name, Justin Scott, opens up about the alcoholism ("Drinking Sessions") and depression ("Price of... Read More

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The Remarkable Resurrection of Big K.R.I.T. [Feature ]

If there’s anything Big K.R.I.T. doesn’t lack, it’s ambition. In between the three years that fans waited for the follow-up to the Mississippi rapper and producer's second retail album... Read More

2017-10-27-big-krit-4va-is-a-mighty-long-time-album-review

Big K.R.I.T. ‘4eva Is a Mighty Long Time’ 1 Listen Album Review [Feature ]

“When you young all you want to do is be on the radio and all you want to do is get a contract, get a deal,” - Big K.R.I.T. K.R.I.T. Wuz Here is seven years old, just one year younger than So Far Gone and... Read More

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Covered: Capturing Big K.R.I.T.’s Aura With Designer Tony Whlgn [Feature ]

Well known for his recent work with Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era, Detroit artist and designer Tony Whlgn (Pronounced: Hoo-li-gen) is helping to shape the art direction of the Beast Coast.  Thanks to a... Read More

2017-10-09-big-krit-rapping-over-beats

Big K.R.I.T. Describes the Challenge of Rapping Over Beats Someone Else Produced [Feature ]

Big K.R.I.T. prefers rapping over his own production, but his skill set as a producer isn't the only reason why. "It’s a different kind of challenge, ’cause not only do you wanna write something jammin’... Read More

2017-10-06-double-album-4eva-is-a-mighty-long-time

Big K.R.I.T. Announces New Double Album ‘4eva Is a Mighty Long Time’ [Feature ]

Mississippi spitter and longtime DJBooth favorite Big K.R.I.T. has announced that his long-awaited third full-length studio album, 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time, will be released on Friday, October 27. The 22-track,... Read More

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Report Card: Big K.R.I.T. is Back, PARTYNEXTDOOR Finds His Voice [Feature ]

There is simply too much music and not enough hours. Attempting to cover every notable and great album is difficult enough, but reviewing every notable and great song is simply impossible. Instead of a futile attempt at... Read More

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Are We Listening to Our Favorite Rappers, or Just Hearing Them? [Feature ]

As fans, we're quick to criticize artists who we believe don't put enough substance in their lyrics, but the question of whether or not we're actually listening to these lyrics often goes unaddressed. In... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T.‘s New Album Is “Officially Done & Turned In” [Feature ]

Big K.R.I.T. fans rejoice! Late Thursday evening (August 17), the rapper's longtime manager, Dutch DeNiro, tweeted that the Mississippi rapper and producer's new album is complete and has been turned in, presumably,... Read More

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10 Best Rap Song Series, Ranked [Feature ]

Good things don't always need a sequel. Donnie Darko is best remembered as a one-and-done and not even Biggie could save The Blueprint 2. If Ashton Kutcher really could time travel, he'd be wise to hunt... Read More

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5 Rappers Who Are Keeping The Album Skit Alive [Feature ]

A sensory experience like music doesn’t always benefit from having a story, but many of the rap canon’s classics tend to carve out deep literary footholds. More than a handful of those tell their stories using... Read More

2017-02-03-currensy-big-krit-mixtape

This Curren$y & Big K.R.I.T. Tape Was Bound To Happen Eventually [Feature ]

It's possible Curren$y turned into a rapping zombie and nobody ever bothered to notice. On the heels of January's announcement that a collaborative project with Freddie Gibbs is already in the works, and a 2016... Read More

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A Hip-Hop Fan’s Ode to Cadillacs [Feature ]

My young, adolescent eyes didn’t know the first sight of love until the day they saw her sitting in my neighbor's driveway. Underneath the unforgiving summer sun, she was the shining definition of what my world was... Read More

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“I’m Not Running For President”: Big K.R.I.T. Draws The Line Between Art & Politics [Feature ]

Hip-hop being used as a scapegoat is nothing new. Since it’s inception, hip-hop has been blamed for everything from gun violence to drug consumption, and 30-something years later, artists like T.I. are still... Read More

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T.I. Thinks Big K.R.I.T. Has “Amazing Potential,” Has T.I. Been Paying Attention? [Feature ]

Big K.R.I.T. has spent a decade cementing himself as a hip-hop legend in the south, working with nearly every iconic southern artist from Big Boi to Slim Thug—even blues great B.B. King once lent a musical... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. on Def Jam Departure: “It’s No Love Lost” [Feature ]

Earlier this summer, Big K.R.I.T. departed his major label home at Def Jam for greener, independent pastures.    Following 12 for 12, a series that featured the release of 12 freestyles over popular industry... Read More

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Lupe Fiasco Says Big K.R.I.T. “Renegaded” Him & Rick Ross on “DROGAS Light” [Feature ]

In early 2015, Lupe Fiasco dropped off his fifth studio album Tetsuo & Youth, which was met with definitive praise. Since then Lupe has parted ways with Atlantic Records, threatened retirement (again), and threatened... Read More

2016-09-15-big-krit-might-not-be-ok

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Big K.R.I.T.‘s Verse on “Might Not Be Ok” [Feature ]

The police regularly target black and brown men and women, and that fact alone is devastating. Every day, it feels like we’re in a state of mourning; it’s difficult to ignore and it doesn’t leave our minds.... Read More

2016-07-06-big-krit-no-longer-signed-to-def-jam

Big K.R.I.T. Tweets He Is No Longer Signed to Def Jam [Feature ]

Big K.R.I.T. is a free man artist. After spending the past six years at Def Jam, during which time the Meridian, Mississippi native released two full-length albums, Live from the Underground and Cadillactica,... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. Surprises Fans With 12 New Freestyles in 12 Hours [Feature ]

The holiday weekend may be over, but Big K.R.I.T.'s got the relief that your post-4th mental state requires. The longtime Booth fave will be releasing twelve brand new freestyles in the span of twelve hours, as part of a... Read More

2016-03-29-need-to-hear-this-big-krit-so-bad

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear This: Big K.R.I.T.‘s “So Bad” [Feature ]

I’m very very excited about our new "Holy Shit You Need to Hear This" series because there’s very little on this great big Earth I love more than sharing dope music. I love it so much, though, I couldn’t... Read More

2016-03-15-big-krit-4evanaday-4-years

Four Years Later, How Big K.R.I.T.‘s “4EvaNaDay” Changed How I Think About Hip-Hop [Feature ]

Album birthdays always come with a little bit of existential dread. Wait, Jay Z’s The Black Album is 13 years old? College Dropout is 12?! Stankonia will be 16 this year, that album just got its learner's... Read More

2015-11-30-big-krit-major-label-day-job

Big K.R.I.T. & When Signing to a Major Label Feels Like an Office Job [Feature ]

Get money, don’t be no lame. Bench warmers never ride foreign, so play the game... My eyes stagger open. I fumble around for my phone, pressing the first button I can find. Five minutes later... Ain't nothing for... Read More

2015-11-20-big-krit-all-my-life-album

Big K.R.I.T.‘s New “All My Life” Album is a Cash Grab From His Former Label [Feature ]

Last month, Mississippi native Big K.R.I.T. released his latest mixtape, It’s Better This Way, via Datpiff. Today, new music continued to roll in as fans were greeted by another release bearing... Read More

2015-10-15-big-krit-its-better-this-way-album-review

Big K.R.I.T.‘s “It’s Better This Way” | Cheat Code Album Review [Feature ]

I love Big K.R.I.T., he's literally one of my favorite emcees, but let’s be honest, his surprise It's Better This Way project isn't the kind of internet-breaking release that demands we run to a... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - It’s Better This Way [Album]

Surprise! Without warning Booth favorite Big K.R.I.T. has released a new 14-track mixtape, entitled It’s Better This Way. The DJ Drama-narrated project includes previously-released record "86," as well as guest... Read More

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DJ Scream - Grippin’ Grain ft. 8 Ball, Scotty ATL & Big K.R.I.T. [Stream]

ATL native and MMG signee DJ Scream has released the street-ready Grippin’ Grain, a new single that boasts Cory Mo production and star-studded rhymes from Southern spitters 8Ball, Scotty ATL and Big K.R.I.T.. The record... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - 86 [Stream & Download]

Longtime Booth fave Big K.R.I.T. has released 86, a self-produced loosie featuring guitar and bass by Mike Hartnett, in honor of his birthday. The song is an ode to his favorite whip, an ‘86 Monte Carlo. Earlier this... Read More

2015-07-22-best-songs-dont-make-the-album-revisited

What Happens When The Best Songs Don’t Make The Album? Revisited [Feature ]

What happens when the best songs don't make the album? It's a great question, one that's already been asked and answered by Yoh in this excellent piece from just a couple months ago. If you... Read More

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Statik Selektah - In The Wind ft. Joey Badass, Big K.R.I.T. & Chauncy Sherod [Stream]

Statik Selektah‘s brand new album, Lucky 7, comes out tomorrow, though we’ve been lucky enough to hear much of the album already, including Crystal Clear, Beautiful Life, Top Tier and All You Need. In The Wind is... Read More

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David Banner - My Uzi ft. Big K.R.I.T. [Stream]

Mississippi natives David Banner and Big K.R.I.T. have come together on My Uzi, a record that is meant to be blasted from your speakers in order to be fully appreciated. Produced by Banner, with additional closing composition... Read More

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Bilal - Pleasure Toy ft. Big K.R.I.T. [Stream]

Bilal is currently gearing up for the release of his forthcoming In Another Life album, and lets loose another offering from the full-length, following up Satellites from last month. Entitled Pleasure Toy, the funky,... Read More

2015-03-17-ludacris-come-and-see-me-big-krit

Ludacris - Come And See Me ft. Big K.R.I.T. [Stream]

Anyone thinking Ludacris hasn’t been in Beast Mode leading up to his album release can Come And See Me, as I won’t hesitate to Call Ya Bluff. On his latest single, the fourth off the upcoming LP, the ATL mainstay... Read More

2015-03-13-childish-major-matik-estrada-keep-running

Childish Major & Matik Estrada - Keep Running ft. Big K.R.I.T. & Curtis Williams [Stream & Download]

As they gear up for the release of their collaborative EP, Childish Major and Matik Estrada Keep it Running on their latest single. It’s an all-South affair as the duo calls on Big K.R.I.T. (featured earlier today) and... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - K.R.I.T. 4eva (Chapter One) [Stream]

Many a flash in the pan rapper will get their 15 minutes in the spotlight, but only quality artists such as Big K.R.I.T. are truly 4eva. In Chapter One, Big Krizzle speaks on his humble beginnings and the journey he’s... Read More

2015-03-12-exclusive-big-krit-releases-b4sxsw-announces-sxsw-showcase

Exclusive: Big K.R.I.T Releases “B4SXSW,” Announces SXSW Showcase [Feature ]

On Saturday, March 21, That-Matters, Hudson Outerwear, DJBooth.net and Multi Alumni will crash into Austin, Texas with their official showcase for SXSW 2015. The showcase will... Read More

2015-02-27-logic-top-10-big-krit

Logic - Top 10 ft. Big K.R.I.T. [Stream]

Now that he’s unleashed his critically-acclaimed debut album, Under Pressure, Logic is ready to declare himself one of the Top 10 rappers in the game. Premature? Perhaps—but, after hearing the bars he spits on his latest... Read More

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Trinidad James ft. Big K.R.I.T. - Black Man Pt. 1 [Stream]

A first impression isn’t always an accurate judge of character. People change, evolve, and can completely diminish your previous observation. Trinidad Jame$’ new single, Black Man Pt. 1 will diminish your first... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. Raphael Saadiq - Soul Food [Stream]

UPDATE: The Alex Nazari-directed visuals for Big K.R.I.T.‘s Soul Food single have been added. With Big K.R.I.T.‘s sophomore album just two short weeks from release, his fans are likely feeling as restless as... Read More

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Take 2 Album Review: Big K.R.I.T.‘s “Cadillactica” & Old Friends [Feature ]

Getting older is hard. Sure, paying rent, health insurance premiums and bills is tough, but the real challenge is forging a new path while not losing touch with your foundations along the way. It's hard to meet up... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica [Album]

Sweet baby jesus hip-hop heads, the moment is finally here! Cadillactica has arrived!! I should be jumping over the moon in a joyous, jubilant celebration. So why do I find myself overcome with anxiety? You know when you... Read Full Review

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Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica [Stream]

Update: The Matt Swinsky-directed visuals for the title track from Big K.R.I.T.‘s Cadillactica has been added. We’re well on record as saying that Big K.R.I.T.‘s upcoming album, Cadillactica, is on our most... Read More

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1 Listen Album Review: Big K.R.I.T.‘s “Cadillactica” [Feature ]

Sweet Baby Jesus hip-hop heads, the moment is finally here! Cadillactica has arrived! I should be jumping over the moon in a joyous, jubilant celebration.... So why do I find myself overcome with anxiety? You know when you... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - King Of The South [Stream]

Any mention of King of the South is sure to be controversial because, you know, T.I. is still alive and that’s kind of his thing. But if the “K” in “K.R.I.T.” stands for King, why can’t the... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. Rico Love - Pay Attention [Stream]

Update: The Daniel Czernilofsky-directed visuals for Big K.R.I.T.‘s Pay Attention single have been added. In late April, longtime DJBooth favorite Big K.R.I.T. released MT. Olympus. In three months time, our feature of... Read More

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A-Villa ft. Big K.R.I.T., Termanology & Inspectah Deck - The Colosseum [Stream]

Hip-hop isn’t (usually) a literal bloodsport but, listening to A-Villa‘s latest feature, you’d almost think that beats and rhymes could leave stab wounds. Premiered yesterday via XXL, the third single off... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. Brings Back the Mixtape With “See Me on Top 4” (Album Review) [Feature ]

I'm one of those people who refuses to get rid of the useless crap I've amassed over the years. From lame shit I won at Six Flags to the bike I used when I was 12, it all has to stay. It's even worse with music.... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - See Me On Top 4 [Album]

Long before the days of free albums, way back in the mid-2000s, I got most of my music from mixtapes full of DJs yelling and weird remixes featuring artists I never heard of and would never hear again. It was all worth it for... Read Full Review

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. Juicy J, Rittz & A$AP Ferg - Drinkers Club [Stream]

A job of any kind within the music business is highly stressful. (Unless, you are a certain Doctor who stays cashing checks from Apple.) In order to keep the creative juices flowing, artists must find a release of some kind... Read More

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Rick Ross ft. Keith Sweat, Big K.R.I.T., Ma$e & Fabolous - Supreme (Remix) [Stream]

My trusty dictionary defines “Supreme” as “utmost, greatest” or “of the highest quality.” Well, they may have to invent a new word to describe Rick Ross‘s latest remix since it’s bigger—and perhaps... Read More

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DJ Infamous ft. Big K.R.I.T. & Yo Gotti - Somethin’ Right [Stream]

When the haters are talking about you, attractive men and/or women are blowing up your phone and the feds are sniffing around your door, you know you must be doing Somethin’ Right. (OK, not so much the feds thing.) On... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - MT. Olympus [Stream & Download]

Big K.R.I.T. has been featured a whopping 10 times since the calender flipped to 2014. None of the 10 features, however, has been a taste of the Mississippi native’s long overdue new album. That ends right here, right... Read More