“I wanted to thank all the fans for the support, so I did this one for y’all,” tweets Big K.R.I.T. regarding the reception of his major label debut album, Live from the Underground. He assisted the message with “Thank You Kindly,” a song the southern rapper produced himself.
According to Billboard, K.R.I.T.’s debut moved 41K copies in its first week, landing itself No. 5 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and No. 1 on R&B/Hip Hop albums chart. Read More →
Wale, Meek Mill and French Montana have a problem with hoes that be “Actin’ Up,” and they have an even bigger problem with niggas thatbe lettin’ em. ”Actin’ Up” is the latest release from Maybach Music Group and will appear on their compilation, Self Made Vol. 2. Read More →
Kanye West collaborates with filmmaker Ruth Hogben on the video for “Lost In The World,” a song from his album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. It features a host of fashion models and creative camera effects, but the timing of the video’s release is everything but great. Read More →
Big K.R.I.T. will make his major label debut with Live From The Undergroundvia Island Def Jam. KRIT himself doesn’t appear on the cover, but a digital drawing of an old-school car crashing into the earth. He explains it represents how he feels about underground music in contrast to mainstream music.
“At times I feel like mainstream music operates on a totally different planet. This illustrates how I’ve crash-landed into the mainstream to bring the sounds from the underground back to the forefront.”
Live From The Underground crashes everywhere on June 5. Read More →
Big K.R.I.T. is the eager player on the “Sideline” waiting to get in the game and show off his skills. He does just that on this new song from his 5-track 4eva Na Day (Road Less Traveled Edition) EP. Read More →
Mississippi natives David Banner and Big K.R.I.T. join forces for “Believe,” an ode to their home state. The country cousins cruise down the road and hold up branches while reciting their respective verses.
It’s lifted from Banner’s forthcoming free album, Sex, Drugs & Video Games (May 22), and boasts a distorted sample of Jodeci’s “Love U 4 Life.” Watch below! Read More →
Mississippian Big K.R.I.T. and Alabama native Yelawolf are two of the most impressive budding rappers the industry has seen in recent years. What better way to commemorate this success than by joining forces and liberating banging music? In a recent interview, KRIT talks about the potentially releasing a mixtape with his “country cousin.”
“I definitely knew Yela before the [XXL] Freshman cover,” KRIT says. “I had the opportunity to meet him at Tree Sound [Studios] in Atlanta, and he’s a down to Earth person, really just hungry and really just competitive about just the art of music,” he explained. “It was just dope to really get to work with him. The first day I met him, we ended up doing a song called ‘Happy Birthday Hip Hop,’ and from there he’s just been my country cousin and I’m excited to see what’s been going on with his grind…Lord willing we can do this tape Country Cousins eventually.” Read More →