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DJBooth Goes Behind the Scenes With Big K.R.I.T. (Exclusive Video Interview)

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New York, N.Y. -- The latest in a long line of up-and-comers to skyrocket to national prominence with a little help from DJBooth.net, Meridian, Mississippi emcee

Big K.R.I.T.

has come a long way in the span of six short months. Since introducing his

Outkast

/Goodie Mob-influenced sound to our readers back in February, the

Cinematic Music Group/Def Jam

signee's cemented himself as an artist to watch by way of a critically-acclaimed breakout mixtape (

K.R.I.T Wuz Here

, available for streaming and download

here

!), an exclusive freestyle (

Remember the Titans

) and numerous featured cuts. Most recently,K.R.I.T. hooked up with a number of fellow rising stars to play a sold-out,

DJBooth-sponsored showcase

at N.Y.C. venue S.O.B.'s.

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Our own

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recently caught up with K.R.I.T. at Brooklyn's Factory Studios, during the filming of the official video for Laws' "

Hold You Down (Remix)

" (also featuring

Emilio Rojas

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exclusive video interview

below, the artist gives us the inside scoop on his drinking habits, the experience of recording at the studio of jazz legend Herbie Hancock, and the effects of his Southern accent on women in the Big Apple.

Readers should also be sure to check out JookS'

exclusive video interview

with Laws, featured earlier this week!

UPDATE: The video for

Hold You Down (Remix)

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