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


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Big K.R.I.T. x ASTR - Just Last Week (Remix) [Stream]

One of seven fresh records released as part of the Mississippi repper’s #WeekOfKRIT series, Big K.R.I.T.‘s Lac Lac racked up more listens than any other DJBooth feature in March. In other words, the Def Jam... Read More

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An End of Winter Playlist ft. Big K.R.I.T., Raleigh Ritchie & More [Feature ]

In 2014 you're only a phone, some earbuds (a dope site like DJBooth) and a few clicks of a button away from literally being able to create and listen to the soundtrack of your life, as you live it.But finding that perfect... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. Big SANT & Smoke DZA - Steps [Stream]

Often, when an emcee is hard at work on a new project they will drop a “buzz single” to tide fans over; per usual Big K.R.I.T. Steps up his game. As an appetizer to his forthcoming album Cadillactica (due out... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - Egyptian Cotton [Stream]

Once upon a time, Big K.R.I.T. was struggling to make rent. Now, luxury pervades every aspect of his life—even during the hours he spends snoozing. On the fifth and latest #WeekofKRIT song release, the Mississippi... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - Wolf On Wall Street [Stream]

Though The Wolf of Wall Street was a critical favorite, it was snubbed at the 86th annual Academy Awards. The Oscar shutout may have been disappointing, but Martin Scorcese, Leonardo DiCaprio and company can console... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. A$AP Ferg - Lac Lac [Stream]

It’s Wednesday, and y’all know what that means: another fresh piece of content from Big K.R.I.T.. Follow-up to yesterday’s Conscious Effort freestyle, which didn’t make it onto our front page, the... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. Rick Ross - New Agenda [Stream]

I hope your week isn’t too busy, because there’s a New item you’re going to want to add to your daily Agenda: checking for the latest song release from Big K.R.I.T. Premiered this morning via Rolling Stone,... Read More

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Big Boi ft. Big K.R.I.T. & UGK & Blue Oyster Cult - GossipZilla [Stream]

Last week, Big Boi wowed listeners in the Booth and beyond with CPU 2.0, a new version of the Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors inclusion featuring a fresh instrumental and some silken vocals by Sade. Inviting Miss Adu to... Read More

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June ft. Big K.R.I.T - Big Pimpin [Stream]

Featuring the most memorable beat of Timbaland‘s career as well as classic guest verses from both members of UGK, Big Pimpin is one of the most beloved records in Jay Z‘s catalog. In other words, Memphis buzzmaker... Read More

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Gary Clark Jr. ft. Big K.R.I.T. - Blak and Blu (Remix) [Stream]

Previously heard lending his guest vocals to Too Early, a 2013 single from R&B/pop heavyweight The-Dream, Gary Clark Jr. is back to make his solo Booth debut with the official remix of Blak & Blu. In its original... Read More

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Kenneth Whalum III ft. Big K.R.I.T. - Away [Stream]

Looks like Robert Glasper isn’t the only jazz musician who’s been looking to hip-hop for inspiration of late. Kenneth Whalum III, a rising composer, arranger and tenor saxophonist hailing from the Big Apple, links... Read More

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Cory Mo ft. Big K.R.I.T & Talib Kweli - Hold Up [Stream]

Hold Up... you don’t listen to Cory Mo? Either you’re allergic to high-quality Southern hip-hop, or you just don’t know what you’re missing. In the latter case, a listen to the Lone Star State... Read More

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Big SANT ft. Tito Lopez & Big K.R.I.T - Fire Water II [Stream]

Sadly, we can’t all attend this year’s A3C Hip-Hop Festival, which is being held in The Dirty this weekend. Don’t shed a tear, though. With his new, well, sorta new single—it is a remake of the Crooked Lettaz... Read More

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Rapsody ft. Chance The Rapper & Big K.R.I.T. - Lonely Thoughts [Stream]

As is evident from the often introspective content of her bars, Rapsody doesn’t mind spending time alone with her thoughts. Like all of us, though, she does crave company from time to time. On a new single off her... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. ft. Future - Just Last Week [Stream]

A heavyweight rapper’s work is never done. Take Big K.R.I.T., for example; Just Last Week, the Def Jam signee had to ball on some sucker emcees, and it’s already time for him to school ‘em again. Luckily,... Read More

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Slim Thug x Kirko Bangz x Big K.R.I.T. x Z-Ro - Coming Down (Every Town) [Stream]

Is your city of residence visible on Google Maps? Odds are Slim Thug‘s got a down chick in the immediate vicinity. On the latest street single off his forthcoming full-length, the Houston icon offers a succinct summary... Read More

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

Though Big K.R.I.T.‘s latest street album spawned several reader-acclaimed singles prior to its arrival in April, the project is still home to MULTIple potential hits just waiting to be unleashed. Today, the Mississippi... Read More

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Need a Lift? Check Out Hip-Hop’s Most Motivational Music [Feature ]

We all have those days where its seems like we aren’t gonna make it. When coffee, bath salts, and extra sleep don’t do the trick, there is always one thing that will always do the trick; music. Whether you have a paper... Read More

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Big K.R.I.T. - KING Pt. 3 [Stream]

Since 2010, Big K.R.I.T.‘s KING freestyles have afforded the Mississippi phenom the opportunity to speak directly to listeners about subjects that have been weighing on his mental. The follow-up to last February’s... Read More