Down south lyricist Big K.R.I.T. is back with a new banger as he continues to lace fans with a number of free promotional tracks. “Wolf On Wallstreet” serves as the rapper’s latest offering and features co-production from Childish Major. Take a listen as K.R.I.T. effortlessly rides the bouncy instrumental and boasts about his hustle and grind. The rising star is definitely all about his business on this one.
HotNewHipHop tags along for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ new tour which also features the talents of Big K.R.I.T. and Talib Kweli. Go behind the scenes with K.R.I.T. and company as they make their way in part one from Portland, Ore. all the way to Salt Lake City, Utah. In between, the tour makes several stops in Missoula, Mont. and Boise, Idaho. Take a look as the southern lyricist shares his excitement on the 4Eva N A Tour, takes care of business with his team and decides to pour up a whole bottle of Kettle One vodka which ultimately leaves the rapper praying to the porcelain god following his live performance.
Doughboyz Cashout are back with some new heat titled “Pure White” featuring Pusha T, Big K.R.I.T. and Young Jeezy. It’s all about the cash, street life and drugs with this one as each rapper laces the bouncy instrumental with tales from the block. Driven by a catchy horn loop and “cocaine” vocal sample, Doughboyz Cashout serve up another hard-hitting street anthem.
Down South emcee Big K.R.I.T. catches up with cameras from Okayplayer TV and partakes in a little Q&A session. K.R.I.T. gets into details behind his favorite tattoo and how many he has, reveals that he listens to Outkast’s “Liberation” everyday for inspiration and clarifies to viewers he makes sure to stay far away from trouble. Interestingly enough, K.R.I.T. also explains that if he had a time machine he would go back and collaborate with Bun B and Pimp C.
The southern wordsmith steps away from his signature soulful sound and delivers an infectious new energy packed song called “Just Last Week” featuring Future. The bouncy street anthem finds Big. K.R.I.T. dropping bossy and braggadocios rhymes while Future executes another catchy auto-tuned chorus. Take a listen to K.R.I.T.’s latest offering below via the audio stream.
Foreign Allegiance, the recent winners of the VIBE and McDonald’s sponsored Bix Mix producer challenge, were selected by none other than rapper Big K.R.I.T. himself. The Flint, Michigan duo won the opportunity to create an original track and collaborate with K.R.I.T. after they demonstrated their talent and making it to the final round. As a result, “What You Know About It” was created and is available to preview below via the audio stream and if you dig it be sure to pick up the free download.
Esteban spends time with rapper Big K.R.I.T., who breaks down tracks from his new mixtape “King Remembered in Time.”
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Soul Culture sits down with Mississipi rapper Big K.R.I.T for our ongoing #OKNotToBeOK mental health campaign, as he speaks on loneliness, depression and finally making the decision to be happy.
Big K.R.I.T.’s Rich Dad Poor Dad (off his Live From the Underground album) is a deeply personal record. In the song, K.R.I.T. shares some of the many jewels his father dropped on him as a kid and how that shaped him as a man. For the video to the song, K.R.I.T. went even deeper. He took us on an inside journey to some of the most significant places in his hometown of Meridian, MS. We caught up with K.R.I.T. and he gave us a candid and detailed account of both the meaning of the song and the significance of each of the images featured in the video. This is REWIND: Rich Dad Poor Dad.